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Joe Locke

Take 5 with Joe Locke

The celebrated vibraphonist Joe Locke first performed with the SNJO as a special guest on the album ‘American Adventure’ recorded in New York City in

The SNJO at Christmas 2021

A Christmas Festival of Jazz

Relax and experience a heart-warming festive concert to immerse yourself into the Christmas spirit as the SNJO performs a feast of swinging jazz.


TSYJO auditions

Our audition process will run until Friday, 5th November and we’re inviting all experienced improvisers who are able to sight-read, aged between 12 and 24 years to apply to join the SNJO’s youth wing.

SNJO Live at 25

Live at 25

On Friday 24th September the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebrates twenty-five years of top-quality music-making, drawn from almost 100 years of jazz and the classical and Scottish traditions.

Kurt Elling and the SNJO 'Apparition Bridge'

Kurt Elling: Apparition Bridge

In this concert series, the SNJO welcomes the return of our good friend and guest artist, Kurt Elling, a Grammy-winning jazz vocalist who can sing anything you could want to hear.

Where Rivers Meet - SNJO

Where Rivers Meet

All four concerts are available to watch on-demand until 25 August 2021! Re-visit our recent 4-part concert series, Where Rivers Meet, the most ambitious multi-dimensional

A Change Is Gonna Come - SNJO, Joe Locke, Kenny Washington 18th July 2020

A Change Is Gonna Come

Truth. Hope. Reconciliation. These are words that we immediately associate with Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and his vision for a better world. Today, on 18 July


TSYJO Concerts postponed

After careful consideration of the rapidly changing situation relating to Covid 19, it has been decided that it would be prudent to postpone the TSYJO

Planet Wave

Planet Wave

Celebrate poet Edwin Morgan’s centenary as the SNJO perform the colossal work PLANET WAVE: an extraordinary collaboration between Morgan and composer Tommy Smith.

Tommy Smith Solo / TSYJO All-Stars

The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh is celebrating 40 years and has invited saxophonist Tommy Smith to opens this special jazz concert with a solo set and

The SNJO at Ronnie Scott’s 2020

Scotland’s National Jazz Orchestra is delighted to be making a return visit to Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London in January 2020 with a fabulous selection

Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller

It’s time to swing, as the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with guest pianist Brian Kellock invite you to celebrate the extraordinary music of three great jazz legends: Count

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