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The TSYJO: October Concerts

added on 25 September, 2018 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to open their autumn season at the Roxy Theatre, Edinburgh for the first time and then to return to the Drygate, Glasgow for concerts that feature a fantastic line up of young musicians, each showing endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve.Read more

The Count & The Duke

added on 15 August, 2018 | under Concert Series, just added, The Count & The Duke, WHAT'S ON
The Count & The Duke

It’s time to swing again, as the SNJO celebrate jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Pivotal to the evolution of orchestral jazz, Basie and Ellington created music that defined an era. The SNJO have chosen to feature two of their landmark albums in this concert, The Atomic Mr Basie and Ellington’s Black, Brown & Beige.Read more

Kenny Wheeler’s Sweet Sister Suite

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are delighted to announce that our latest CD,  Sweet Sister Suite featuring Laura Jurd and Irini Arabatzi is out NOW and available to purchase on the Spartacus Record label.Read more

Become a friend of the SNJO

added on 3 October, 2015 | under WHAT'S ON
audience (photo by Nadja von Massow)

Our Friends scheme enables you to enjoy a closer relationship with the orchestras, enhance your concert experience and be part of the future of Jazz in Scotland. Read more

Jazz Re-Imagined

added on 13 May, 2018 | under Concert Series, Jazz Re-Imagined, WHAT'S ON

Coltrane, Shorter, Corea, Parker, Brecker, Scofield and more… Selected tracks from the Songbooks of Jazz Masters arranged and conducted by Florian RossRead more

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 1 June, 2018 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf and Carnival of Animals, WHAT'S ON
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival invite you to enjoy new jazz interpretations of two popular classical works: Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf and Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals.Read more

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Sponsors: We thank our sponsors Creative Scotland, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Council for their continued support as well as the management teams at our regular venues, The Queen's Hall: Edinburgh, The Music Hall: Aberdeen, Eden Court: Inverness and Caird Hall: Dundee.

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