Tag: Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Jazz Re-Imagined

added on 13 May, 2018 | under Concert Series, Jazz Re-Imagined, WHAT'S ON

Coltrane, Shorter, Corea, Parker, Brecker, Scofield and more… Selected tracks from the Songbooks of Jazz Masters arranged and conducted by Florian RossRead more

The Count & The Duke

added on 15 August, 2018 | under Concert Series, The Count & The Duke, WHAT'S ON
The Count & The Duke

It’s time to swing again, as the SNJO celebrates jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington.Read more

Kenny Wheeler’s Sweet Sister Suite

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are delighted to announce that our latest CD,  Sweet Sister Suite featuring Laura Jurd and Irini Arabatzi is out NOW and available to purchase on the Spartacus Record label.Read more

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 1 June, 2018 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf and Carnival of Animals, WHAT'S ON
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival invite you to enjoy new jazz interpretations of two popular classical works: Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf and Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals.Read more

4th fantastic review of “Sweet Sister Suite” for London jazz News

added on 20 July, 2018 | under Blog, just added, Sweet Sister Suite

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) under the direction of Tommy Smith continue their rich vein of form with this superb rendition of Kenny Wheeler’s Sweet Sister Suite, originally commissioned some 20 years ago and now finally out on CD.Read more

Another fabulous review of our newest CD “Sweet Sister Suite”

added on 3 July, 2018 | under Blog, just added

THE Scottish National Jazz Orchestra is making a habit of championing under-sung heroes. Firstly, with its reworking of Bobby Wellins’ long neglected Culloden Moor Suite and now with this piece, which SNJO director Tommy Smith commissioned from the great British-Canadian trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, the orchestra has paid tribute to two musician-composers, neither of whom would have thought about pushing himself to the front of any queues but who both made music of sometimes quiet but notably marked strength and originality.

Read more

Page 1 of 1212345»10...Last »

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

Sponsors: We thank our sponsors Creative Scotland, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Council for their continued support as well as the management teams at our regular venues, The Queen's Hall: Edinburgh, The Music Hall: Aberdeen, Eden Court: Inverness and Caird Hall: Dundee.

Creative ScotlandRoyal Conservatoire of ScotlandDundee CouncilThe Queen's Hall: EdinburghThe Music Hall: AberdeenEden Court: Inverness