SNJO concert history

2016

  • The Jazz Legacy of Charles Mingus – featuring Arild Andersen
  • Brubeck, an incredible Jazz Legacy – featuring John Nugent
  • Mike Mainieri: Steps Ahead
  • The Music of Dave Brubeck – featuring Bill Dobbins and John Nugent
  • Mike Stern meets the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

2015

  • The Glenn Miller Sound
  • Benny Golson plays Benny Golson
  • Alba: Songs of Scotland with Eddi Reader
  • Kurt Elling Swings Sinatra
  • The Magic of Billy Strayhorn

2014

  • Mozart’s 9th Piano concerto – featuring Makoto Ozone
  • Courtney Pine: Revisiting Coltrane
  • An Evening with Kurt Elling: Syntopicon
  •  Jazz Toons – featuring Jacqui Dankworth
  •  In The Spirit of Duke
  • The Music of the Yellow jackets – featuring Bob Mintzer
  •  JACO! The Music of Jaco Pastorius feat Laurence Cottle, Gareth Lockrane & Marcio Doctor

2013

  • Jazz Toons – featuring Jacqui Dankworth
  • The Music of Wayne Shorter – featuring Branford Marsalis
  • In The Spirit of DUKE & Rhapsody in Blue
  • Day & Nite – featuring David Liebman
  • The Incredible Sound of Kenton
  • Miles Ahead & Birth of the Cool  – featuring Paolo Fresu

2012

  • In The Spirit of DUKE
  • An Evening with Kurt Elling
  • Torah  – featuring Tommy Smith
  • A Concert with Julian Arquelles, Ru Pattison & Sylvain Rifflet
  • Celebrating Michael Brecker  – featuring Randy Brecker
  • The Music of Weather Report with Peter Erskine

2011

  • An Evening with Kurt Elling
  • Beauty and the Beast & Torah featuring Bill Evans
  • World of the Gods  – featuring Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
  • Rhapsody in Blue featuring Makoto Ozone
  • An Evening with Jacqui Dankworth
  • Celebrating ECM with Arild Andersen
  • The Culloden Moor and Caledonian Suites with Bobby Wellins

2010

  • Electric Miles & Loud Jazz featuring John Scofield
  • World of the Gods featuring Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
  • Torah featuring Tommy Smith
  • Porgy & Bess with Gunther Schuller and Joe Lovano
  • Celebrating ECM with Arild Andersen
  • Rhapsody in Blue featuring Brian Kellock
  • The Music of Ray Charles, Joe Williams, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis w/Tam White
  • The Music of Wayne Shorter featuring Gary Burton
  • Electric Miles featuring John Scofield

2009

  • Traps the Drum Wonder – A Tribute to Buddy Rich featuring Alyn Cosker
  • Rhapsody In Blue featuring Brian Kellock
  • The Music of Woody Herman
  • Music of Steely Dan featuring Graeme Scott
  • The Music of Wayne Shorter featuring Gary Burton

2008

  • Rhapsody In Blue featuring Brian Kellock
  • Jazz Toons featuring the voice of Maureen McMullan
  • Three Decades of Steely Dan
  • The Music of Ray Charles, Joe Williams, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis w/Tam White
  • New Tango: A Hommage to Piazzolla & Brazilian Scenes featuring Mario Caribe

2007

  • The Music of Ray Charles, Joe Williams, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis w/Tam White
  • Celebration of the 40th of John Coltrane
  • Rhapsody In Blue featuring Brian Kellock
  • The Music of Woody Herman

2006

  • Benny Carter/Count Basie Tribute feat. Brian Kellock and the Kansas City Suite
  • The Music of Stan Kenton
  • George Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue featuring Brian Kellock
  • Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie

2005

  • The Music of Keith Tippett and Geoffrey Keezer
  • The Music of Thelonious Monk
  • Stan Kenton Tribute
  • The Music of Chick Corea featuring Gary Novak

2004

  • The Music of Oliver Nelson
  • The Music of Charles Mingus
  • The Music of Thelonious Monk w/Jessie Davis and Donny McCaslin
  • Stan Kenton Tribute
  • Ellington’s Nut Cracker

2003

  • Count Basie
  • The Music of Billy Strayhorn
  • The Music of Charles Mingus
  • Ellington’s Nut Cracker
  • The Orcadian Suite
  • The Music of Goran Strandberg
  • The Music of Pat Metheny & Lyle Mays

2002

  • Count Basie Tribute
  • Miles Ahead & Birth of the Cool w/Ingrid Jensen
  • Lilacs & Laughter – A Day in the Life of… by Florian Ross
  • Classic Jazz – w/Rebecca Kilgore, Scott Hamilton, Harry Allen & Dan Barrett

2001

  • The Music of Maria Schneider
  • The Edinburgh Suite
  • Count Basie Tribute
  • Beauty & the Beast with David Liebman
  • The Music of Charles Mingus

2000

  • Celebrating Sinatra & Torah with Joe Lovano
  • In An Ellington Mood
  • Benny Goodman with Ken Peplowski
  • Miles Ahead & Birth of the Cool with Ingrid Jensen

1999

  • Planet Wave with legendary poet Edwin Morgan
  • Famous Scots Present and Past
  • Sketches Of Spain & Porgy & Bess featuring Gerard Presencer
  • In An Ellington Mood featuring Carol Kidd, Joe Temperley and Bobby Watson
  • Ellington’s Nut Cracker Suite, Toots Suite

1998

  • The Solar Suite
  • Planet Wave with legendary poet Edwin Morgan
  • The Wheeler Suite featuring virtuoso trumpeter Kenny Wheeler world premier
  • Sketches Of Spain & Porgy & Bess featuring Gerard Presencer

 

 

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