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This is the show postponed from 24 April. All tickets are valid for the new date, but if are unable to attend and would like a refund, please contact the Box Office (preferably by email) by 24 April. 

Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Beatles and more - The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra with guests Joe Locke and Kenny Washington

Award-winning master vibraphonist Joe Locke and vocalist extraordinaire Kenny Washington join the SNJO once again to play a fabulous selection of tracks taken from the modern American songbook - a rich and weighty tome running to several volumes of wonderfully popular songs.

Singer-songwriters such as Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel and Joni Mitchell brought heartfelt soul music to their work, while artists and performers like Earth, Wind & Fire, Led Zeppelin and Steely Dan showered their enduring recordings with jazz, funk, orchestral and eclectic ornamentation. The platinum success of their gold-plated careers is in no small part due to the availability of jazz music and jazz masters as a fountainhead of knowledge, artistry and intellect.

The SNJO and their guests will take this music into their care and re-apply generous brushstrokes of improvisation through newly commissioned arrangements to create new melodic patterns and textures from comfortably familiar musical imagery.

 

POP! ROCK! SOUL!

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