NYOS Jazz Orchestra – Summer Tour 2017

NYOS Jazz Orchestra present a programme that takes them on a 'Road Trip Across America'. The orchestra is led, as always by Music director Malcolm Edmonstone and Principal Conductor Andrew Bain and the featured guest artist this summer is the amazing Scottish guitarist Malcolm MacFarlane.

NYOS Jazz Orchestra will be playing some seriously funky music, revisiting Donald Fagan’s seminal solo debut Nightfly, and these concerts will involve a vocal jazz ensemble, one of the Jazz programme’s most exciting recent developments.

And with Malcolm MacFarlane involved, it won’t surprise you to know the second half will feature some of the legendary American guitar gods you’d expect, including some classic charts from Pat Metheny.

Guest Artist: Malcolm MacFarlane (pictured)

Director of NYOS Jazz: Malcolm Edmonstone

Principal Conductor: Andrew Bain

The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland's Jazz programme is also proud to support #Jazz100 in 2017. Celebrating the past, highlighting the present, and launching the next 100 years of British and Irish jazz.

15 July 2017 / 20:00 at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye part of The Skye Festival www.skyefestival.scot

Featuring a performance by NYOS Jazz Access directed by Jules Jackson

Box Office: 01471 844207 or visit www.seall.co.uk

16 July 2017 / 20:00 at Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Box Office: 01334 475000 or visit byretheatre.com

17 July 2017 / 20:00 at Tolbooth, Stirling

Tolbooth, Stirling

Box Office: 01786 274000 or visit culturestirling.org/tolbooth/

18 July 2017 / 17:30 at Rose Theatre, Edinburgh

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival  14-23 July 2017

Box Office: 0131 473 2000 or buy tickets online</s

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