Tag: Joe Locke


added on 13 December, 2019 | under Concert Series, POP! ROCK! SOUL!, WHAT'S ON
Joe Locke w/ the SNJO: POP! ROCK! Soul!

Award-winning vibraphonist Joe Locke and vocalist extraordinaire Kenny Washington join the SNJO once again to play a fabulous selection of tracks taken from the modern American songbookRead more

The SNJO at Ronnie Scott’s

added on 19 January, 2018 | under Concert Series, The SNJO at Ronnie Scott''s, WHAT'S ON
The SNJO at Ronnie Scott's

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.Read more

Mancini and Mandel: 5* Review

added on 27 February, 2017 | under Blog, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel
Joe Locke and Kenny Washington with the SNJO

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, playing the songs of Mancini and Mandel featuring Joe Locke and Kenny Washington, brought a slice of classic Hollywood film music to The Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh for this show.Read more

Modest Man of Modern Jazz Singing. Concert preview

added on 23 February, 2017 | under Blog, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel
Kenny Washington, Joe Locke

Kenny Washington used to see Wynton Marsalis around New Orleans and be so awestruck that he didn’t dare go up to the trumpeter and say hello. He wasn’t to know back then that thirty years and more later, the awe would be reciprocal and that when Marsalis restaged his Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio, Blood On the Fields in 2013 there would be only one choice for the part Washington sang. Marsalis has also invited Washington to sing with the Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra in New York later this year.

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The Songs of Mancini and Mandel

added on 2 December, 2016 | under Concert Series, just added, The Songs of Mancini & Mandel, WHAT'S ON
Kenny Washington, Joe Locke

Award-winning master vibraphonist Joe Locke and singer extraordinaire, Kenny Washington join the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra to weave their unique spell around the timeless songbooks of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mandel.Read more

American Adventure

American Adventure

In the summer of 2013, The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO), under the leadership of founder/director Tommy Smith, toured in the U.S.A. and Canada for the first time. They paused for a moment in New York City to record with some of America’s most admired jazz musicians. Read more

'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'