The Music of Dave Brubeck

SNJO the music of Dave Brubeck

The familiar opening bars of Take Five were the soundtrack to sixties swing and mid-twentieth century cool. This tune made Dave Brubeck a household name, but also changed perceptions of jazz as a niche art form forever.  

Jazz Toons with Jacqui Dankworth

Jacqui Dankworth

Part of Gateshead International Jazz festival, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith are delighted to welcome vocalist Jacqui Dankworth  as they invite the whole family to become animated and enjoy the wackiest tunes from Toon Town.