Saxophonist Tommy Smith
Date(s) - 08/09/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Abbey Church of Dunfermline
Dunfermline Abbey presents: Saxophonist Tommy Smith as part of Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival
Tommy Smith is one of Scotland’s leading jazz musicians and composers, an internationally recognised soloist and bandleader since the late-1980s and the musical director and driving force behind the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and his own Youth Jazz Orchestra.
His CV, since touring and recording the Whiz Kids (ECM Records) album with vibraphonist Gary Burton at the age of eighteen, includes a total of twenty-three albums under his own name for Hep Records, GFM, Blue Note Records, Linn Records and his own Spartacus label.
Smith has worked in jazz groups and big bands, and has recorded and toured with world- renowned jazz musicians including Joe Lovano, David Liebman, Benny Golson, Joe Locke, Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Tommy Flanagan, John Scofield, John Patittucci, Miroslav Vitous, Arild Andersen, Trilok Gurtu, Jack DeJohnette, Jon Christensen and Kenny Wheeler .
Tickets are £12 (+£1 booking fee) and are available to buy and download online.