Nordic jazz has many heroes, and foremost among them are bassist Arild Andersen and drummer/percussionist Paolo Vinaccia.
Scotland’s National Jazz Orchestra is delighted to be appearing at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London this week, offering a varied selection of great big band music.
Of all the many hours of music that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra has played and shared over the past twenty-one years it’s the ensemble’s affinity with Charles Mingus that’s the most striking. The orchestra celebrated this most characterful of jazzmen’s work in the early years of this century with a firecracker of a concert […]
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) is joined by master Norwegian bassist Arild Andersen to celebrate the life and work of a truly extraordinary jazz musician: the visionary bass player, bandleader and composer, Charles Mingus.