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 will be lovingly preserved whilst actor Tam Dean Burn will narrate new text specially adapted by Liz Lochhead.
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are delighted to announce that our CD, Sweet Sister Suite featuring Laura Jurd and Irini Arabatzi is available to purchase on the Spartacus Record label.Read more
The SNJO are delighted to announce that our latest CD, Beauty And The Beast featuring Bill Evans has just been released on the Spartacus Record label.Read more
The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra (TSYJO) pops all the corks in a magnum-sized case of fizzing jazz with Effervescence; a brand new CD out now on Spartacus Records.Read more
***** JEUNEHOMME: Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271
Audacious isn’t the word for last year’s venture by the SNJO when, working on the premise that young Wolfgang Amadeus was as much an improviser as he was an inventive pianist and composer, they commissioned renowned Japanese pianist Makoto Ozone to arrange Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 (Jeunehomme) for them.Read more
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