Tag: TSYJO

Tommy Smith Solo / TSYJO All-Stars

added on 7 November, 2019 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh is celebrating 40 years and has invited saxophonist Tommy Smith to opens this special jazz concert with a solo set and then to present his “TSYJO All-Stars’  that feature some of the best players who have played in this unique ensemble.

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The TSYJO: December Concerts

added on 17 November, 2018 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to help start your festive season with two afternoon concerts of swinging jazz.  Playing two new venues for the orchestra, we start in Glasgow at The Renfield Centre and then travel to Leith Theatre in Edinburgh for concerts that will feature a fantastic line up of young musiciansRead more

The TSYJO: October Concerts

added on 25 September, 2018 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to open their autumn season at the Roxy Theatre, Edinburgh for the first time and then to return to the Drygate, Glasgow for concerts that feature a fantastic line up of young musicians, each showing endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve.Read more

Effervescence: Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra 'Effervescence'

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

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra: November concerts

added on 26 September, 2017 | under Concert Series, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is once again delighted to return in four Autumn concerts with a line up of enthusiastic young musicians with endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve.

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A Christmas Festival of Jazz: A Review

added on 20 December, 2016 | under Blog
SNJO Christmas Festival of Jazz

A Christmas Festival of Jazz with the SNJO and TSYJO

They better watch out, better not cry, better not pout because, as the song doesn’t go on to say, the next generation might be after their jobs. There was no sense of anti-climax in the “feeder team” – the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra – following their senior colleagues on the bill of this Christmas special. Indeed, by and large they sounded almost ready to follow in the footsteps of one of the evening’s star performers, trumpeter Sean Gibbs, in moving up to the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.Read more

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