Planet Wave

Planet Wave

Celebrate poet Edwin Morgan’s centenary as the SNJO perform the colossal work PLANET WAVE: an extraordinary collaboration between Morgan and composer Tommy Smith.

The SNJO at Ronnie Scott’s 2020

Scotland’s National Jazz Orchestra is delighted to be making a return visit to Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London in January 2020 with a fabulous selection of great big band music.

The Artistry of Jazzmeia Horn: Tickets NOW on Sale!

Jazzmeia Horn

The SNJO is delighted to announce 3 exclusive dates with jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn as she visits Scotland for the first time as their guest.   “Jazzmeia has one of the best voices I’ve heard in over 40 years” Jon Hendricks.

An American Journey with Bill Evans: Tickets on sale NOW

Bill Evans with the SNJO 2019

Experience a road trip to remember as the SNJO and saxophonist Bill Evans invite you to join their musical expedition across America from north to south and east to west, as jazz meets bluegrass, soul, country, funk and fusion. 

New Waves

SNJO Waller Jobim

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

Norse Myths

SNJO Norse Myths

Nordic jazz has many heroes, and foremost among them are bassist Arild Andersen and drummer/percussionist Paolo Vinaccia.

Peter And The Wolf

Peter And The Wolf

Tommy Smith’s jazz version of Peter and the Wolf will remain true to Prokofiev’s premise that particular instruments are allocated to each character and the wonderful melodies

The Count & The Duke

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.