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Tommy Smith

Peter and the Wolf

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

also feat. Tam Dean Burn (actor) & Makoto Ozone (piano)

released: 2018

Label: Spartacus Records

Catalogue no.: STS027

About the album

PETER AND THE WOLF
by Sergei Prokofiev
featuring Tam Dean Burn (actor) & Makoto Ozone (piano)

Text Adapted by Liz Lochhead
Music Arranged, Orchestrated and Conducted by Tommy Smith

The music and narrative are continuous

Yvonne Robertson (flute), Martin Kershaw, Paul Towndrow, Konrad Wiszniewski, Bill Fleming (saxophones) James Davison, Sean Gibbs, Tom MacNiven, Lorne Cowieson (trumpets) Chris Greive, Liam Shortall, Michael Owers (trombones), Calum Gourlay (bass), Alyn Cosker (drums)

Music & Text commissioned by the SNJO 2017
Recorded LIVE on 24 February 2018 Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland
Mixed & Mastered by Stuart Hamilton 3 & 4 March 2018
SNJO Manager Lindsay Robertson
Photography by Derek Clark
Design by Nadworks
Full Text in Scots

Total playing time: 63:58

Reviews

Virtuosity and ingenuity with unadulterated theatricality in a delightful collision between folk tale and big-band swing.

The Scotsman