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Thursday, 21 May 2009

Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

SNJO website Saturday 12 Sept - Concert Hall, RSAMD, Glasgow 7:30pm
play the music of WAYNE SHORTER featuring GARY BURTON directed by Tommy Smith Vibes master Gary Burton joins the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra to pay tribute to another of jazz’s true greats, saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter -
  • creative force with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers
  • crucial member of Miles Davis’s quintet
  • co-leader of fusion masters Weather Report
  • enduring inspiration to a world-wide audience.
Featuring Shorter jewels including:-
  • Nefertiti, ESP and Virgo Rising
  • commissioned arrangements by Mike Gibbs, Joe Locke, Issie Barratt, Florian Ross, Manu Pekar, Michael Abene, Christian Jacob and Geoffrey Keezer

Burton and SNJO present music of extraordinary subtlety, passion and melodic character played by a first rate orchestra of collective skill and solo firepower.


Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Karen Marshalsay, Scottish clarsach player, releases two new harp books this month:-
  • The Clarsach Collection
  • First Steps

Find out more!