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Summer Jazz Camp Scotland returns to inspire a new generation

Aspiring jazz musicians can develop their skills with top instrumental tutors in an idyllic location in Scotland’s South Lanarkshire hills from 8th to 12th August. Now in its...

SNJO combines with Ozone and RSNO in Rhapsodic adventure

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra reunites with Japanese piano virtuoso Makoto Ozone for concerts in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and Aberdeen Music...

Livia Records lives again for love of Louis

Dublin-based Livia Records continues its programme of reissues of the Irish guitar virtuoso Louis Stewart’s albums by making his debut recording, Louis the First, available from...

Fabia Mantwill resumes collaboration with the SNJO

Berlin-based Fabia Mantwill resumes her collaboration with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra via the internationally acclaimed ensemble’s latest project, Nu-Age Sounds, from...

Christine Tobin makes overdue return to Scotland

Award-winning Irish singer Christine Tobin pays her first visit to Scotland in almost ten years when she and her partner, guitarist Phil Robson play duo concerts in Greenock,...

Peter Johnstone takes “dream team” on the road.

Award-winning Scottish keyboardist Peter Johnstone leads a “dream team” of world class jazz talents on a six-concert tour from Thursday 19th to Tuesday 24th October....

Geoffrey Keezer joins SNJO on tour

Grammy-winning pianist-composer Geoffrey Keezer joins the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra on a three-date Scottish tour from 29th September to 1st October, with concerts in...

Jazz sets the Edinburgh Fringe swinging

Scottish jazz features prominently in a new pop-up venue on the Edinburgh Fringe during August. Saxophonists Tommy Smith and Helena Kay, pianists Fergus McCreadie and Brian...

SNJO unites East and West with World of the Gods

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra unites Orient with Occident and a 2000-year-old musical tradition with contemporary improvisation in World of the Gods, which tours Central...

SNJO perform Duke’s “Sweet Letter” to the Queen.

Recently we published a piece by Paul Beard titled “The Day The Queen Met Duke” where Paul told the story of Duke’s meeting with the late Queen Elizabeth after a...

Drummer John Rae behind major New Zealand jazz release

Drummer John Rae, a former leading light on the Scottish jazz scene, is the force behind New Zealand’s most keenly awaited new jazz album this autumn. Questions in Red is the...