Tag: Duke Ellington

Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Fats Waller

added on 26 August, 2019 | under Concert Series, just added, WHAT'S ON

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 Basie, Duke Ellington and ‘Fats’ WallerRead more

New Waves

added on 19 March, 2019 | under Concert Series, just added, New Waves: Jobim & Waler, WHAT'S ON
SNJO Waller Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim was the foremost composer of authentic Brazilian bossa nova and samba-derived, popular jazz music. 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

Electric Contact: A Jazz tribute to Tom McGrath

added on 3 June, 2017 | under Concert Series, just added, WHAT'S ON

Edinburgh International Film Festival presents Electric Contact, a Jazz Tribute to Tom McGrath

featuring  Tommy Smith, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and  actor Tam Dean Burn.  Read more

The Jazz Genius of Billy Strayhorn

added on 6 October, 2014 | under Concert Series, The Music of Billy Strayhorn
Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn

2015 marks the centenary of influential composer and arranger Billy Strayhorn and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are delighted to pay tribute to Billy and his inspiring musical legacy.

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In the Spirit of Duke nominated in the SAY Awards

added on 2 February, 2014 | under Blog

SAY! Have You Heard?

Our album In the Spirit of Duke has been nominated for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year Award! Please take time to vote for us: 26-28 May at www.say.com.Read more

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