Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Swing and Big Band

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra continues its 20th-anniversary celebrations in 2023 with stunning concerts that bring alive the energy of jazz and pays tribute to some legendary names.

It is twenty years since the inception of the TSYJO, and in that time, the orchestra has been a platform for some of the most exciting young jazz musicians in the UK and our present ensemble includes several award-winners and critically acclaimed individuals who have won recognition and approval from audiences and press alike.

The future for jazz in Scotland is assured as these gifted players, under the direction of Scotland’s most distinguished jazz musician, Tommy Smith, play a repertoire that includes music from jazz legends such as Ellington, Basie, and Gillespie and music from their latest CD Effervescence.

Enjoy a fantastic afternoon as these young players showcase endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve in an extraordinary concert of outstanding music.



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