The expressive saxophone playing and masterly writing of Bob Mintzer have kept The Yellowjackets at the forefront...
We want to encourage all young music enthusiasts to come and hear great Jazz music: to be inspired to think about playing jazz music or if already proficient then to consider joining the TSYJO.
If you are between 16 and 25 years old you can attend any of our own concerts for only £5 with an SNJO/TSYJO youth card.register here
Under 16 years? – You can attend any TSYJO or SNJO promoted concert for free provided you are accompanied by an adult.
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra is about the celebration of great big band jazz music — unexplored and traditional, universal and native, emphatic and reflective — played by the finest musicians who have matured in the Scottish jazz scene.
Tommy Smith’s re-orchestration of Gershwin’s original played with love and passion by a very young group, and piano soloist Brian Kellock showing his genius for differing idioms throughout… The standout is Smith’s brilliant invention of an Afro-Cuban section, horns blazing.”