The Songs of Mancini & Mandel

Mancini and Mandel: 5* Review

added on 27 February, 2017 | under Blog, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel
Joe Locke and Kenny Washington with the SNJO

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, playing the songs of Mancini and Mandel featuring Joe Locke and Kenny Washington, brought a slice of classic Hollywood film music to The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh for this show.Read more

Modest Man of Modern Jazz Singing. Concert preview

added on 23 February, 2017 | under Blog, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel
Kenny Washington, Joe Locke

Kenny Washington used to see Wynton Marsalis around New Orleans and be so awestruck that he didn’t dare go up to the trumpeter and say hello. He wasn’t to know back then that thirty years and more later, the awe would be reciprocal and that when Marsalis restaged his Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio, Blood On the Fields in 2013 there would be only one choice for the part Washington sang. Marsalis has also invited Washington to sing with the Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra in New York later this year.

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The Songs of Mancini and Mandel

added on 2 December, 2016 | under Concert Series, just added, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel, WHAT'S ON
Kenny Washington, Joe Locke

Award-winning master vibraphonist Joe Locke and singer extraordinaire, Kenny Washington join the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra to weave their unique spell around the timeless songbooks of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mandel.Read more

'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'