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Peter And The Wolf

Peter And The Wolf

Tommy Smith’s jazz version of Peter and the Wolf will remain true to Prokofiev’s premise that particular instruments are allocated to each character and the wonderful melodies will be lovingly preserved whilst actor Tam Dean Burn will narrate new text specially adapted by Liz Lochhead.
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Kenny Wheeler’s Sweet Sister Suite

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

Beauty And The Beast feat. Bill Evans

SNJO Beauty And The Beast with Bill Evans

The SNJO are delighted to announce that our latest CD,  Beauty And The Beast featuring Bill Evans has just been released on the Spartacus Record label.Read more

Effervescence: Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra 'Effervescence'

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra (TSYJO) pops all the corks in a magnum-sized case of fizzing jazz with Effervescence; a brand new CD out now on Spartacus Records.Read more

SNJO / MAKOTO OZONE: JEUNEHOMME – 5* Review

added on 11 Apr, 2014 | under Blog, Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto & Rhapsody In Blue, reviews

*****  JEUNEHOMME: Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271

Audacious isn’t the word for last year’s venture by the SNJO when, working on the premise that young  Wolfgang Amadeus was as much an improviser as he was an inventive pianist and composer, they commissioned renowned Japanese pianist Makoto Ozone to arrange Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 (Jeunehomme) for them.Read more

Jeunehomme: Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271

Makoto Ozone with the SNJO - Jeunnehomme

The SNJO are delighted to announce that our latest CD,  JEUNEHOMME featuring pianist Makoto Ozone has just been released on the Spartacus Record label.Read more

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