Tag: recording

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

Review: Culloden Moor Suite – ‘A satisfying musical whole’

added on 6 October, 2014 | under Blog, reviews, WHAT'S ON
SNJO & Bobby Wellins: Culloden Moor Suite

A 25 year-old Bobby Wellins wrote The Culloden Moor Suite in 1961, having been inspired by stories of the 1746 battle which signalled the destruction of the Highland way of life. Read more

Review: Bobby Wellins And The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra: Culloden Moor Suite

added on 4 October, 2014 | under Blog, reviews

It’s over 268 years since the Battle of Culloden and yet the event continues to resonate in contemporary Scotland (which votes on independence just a few days after this album is released). Tenor saxophonist Bobby Wellins wrote his Culloden Moor Suite in 1961, inspired by John Prebble’s book, Culloden, released in the same year. Read more

Culloden Moor Suite

Culloden Moor Suite

Echoes from a Lost Future

Bobby Wellins and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra bookmark history with ‘The Culloden Moor Suite’.
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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

In The Spirit of Duke

SNJO album - In The Spirit Of Duke

Scotland’s award-winning, internationally acclaimed jazz orchestra delivers an authentic Ellington experience under the leadership of saxophonist-director Tommy Smith with special guest, pianist Brian Kellock.

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