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Beasts of Scotland

Tommy Smith

Beasts of Scotland

AKD 054 (Linn Records)
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1
Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
7:28 Play $3.40
2
Salmon

Salmon

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
9:05 Play $3.40
3
Midge

Midge

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
10:29 Play $5.10
4
Wolf

Wolf

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
3:46 Play $1.70
5
Red Deer

Red Deer

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
7:10 Play $3.40
6
Gannet

Gannet

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
8:38 Play $3.40
7
Conger Eel

Conger Eel

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
5:36 Play $3.40
8
Spider

Spider

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
11:19 Play $5.10
9
Seal

Seal

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
8:36 Play $3.40
10
Wildcat

Wildcat

Band Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn, Andy Panayi - Flute, Alto Saxophone, Steve Hamilton - Piano, Synthesiser, Alec Dankworth - Bass, Tom Gordon - Drums, Percussion
Writer Tommy Smith , Edwin Morgan
5:16 Play $3.40
Total Running Time 77 minutes Purchase all tracks 
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'The pairing of Tommy Smith's compositional talents with Edwin Morgan's poetry has produced a work that is, let's not get all modest about this, absolutely wonderful' (The Herald).
Download includes - cover art

Produced by Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith - Tenor & Soprano Saxophones

Guy Barker - Trumpet, Flumpet, Flugel Horn
Andy Panayi - Flute & Alto Saxophone
Steve Hamilton - Piano & Synthesiser
Alec Dankworth - Bass
Tom Gordon - Drums & Percussion

Music by Tommy Smith, commissioned by the Glasgow International Jazz Festival in association with the Scottish Arts Council.

Poetry by Edwin Morgan, cCommissioned by the Glasgow International Jazz Festival.

Illustrations by Neil Boyce, Glasgow School of Art - winner of Beasts of Scotland Art Competition 1996 sponsored by Linn Records.
Thanks to all students at Telford College of Art, Edinburgh and Glasgow School of Art for their entries.

Edwin Morgan

Edwin Morgan is one of Scotland’s leading poets today. He was born in Glasgow in 1920 and held the chair of Professor of English at Glasgow University until 1980 when he retired. His books include: Collected Poems (Carcanet, 1990; paperback, 1996); Cyrano de Bergerac (translation of Rostand’s play into Scots, 1992) and Sweeping Out of the Dark (Carcanet, 1994). He has also collaborated with various composers on opera librettos and his own poems have been set to music by (among others) Martin Dalby and Archie Fisher.

Recording information:

Recorded at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London on 25th, 26th February, 1996.
Engineered by Calum Malcolm
Produced by Tommy Smith
Mixed at The Funny Farm, Haddington, Scotland on 7th, 8th March 1996 by Calum Malcolm.

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The Herald
... the pairing of Tommy Smith's compositional talents with Edwin Morgan's poetry has produced a work that is, let's not get all modest about this, absolutely wonderful.
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04 June 2016 to 04 June 2016
Europe
Luneburg Jazz Festival, Luneburg Germany Europe
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10 June 2016 to 12 June 2016
Africa
Tour of Scotland, Scotland United Kingdom
THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA FEAT. MIKE MAINERI

24 June 2016 to 26 June 2016
North America
Rochester Jazz Festiva, Xerox Auditorium., Chestnut St, Rochester 14604 USA
TOMMY SMITH & MAKOTO OZONE

25 June 2016 to 25 June 2016
North America
Ottawa Jazz Festival, Studio in National Art Centre, 53 Elgin St. Ottowa Canada
MASTERCLASS

26 June 2016 to 26 June 2016
North America
Rochester Jazz Festival, Xerox Auditorium., Chestnut St, Rochester, 14604 USA
ARILD ANDERSEN TRIO – PAOLO VINACCIA • TOMMY SMITH

27 June 2016 to 27 June 2016
North America
Ottawa Jazz Festival, Studio in National Art Centre, 53 Elgin St. Ottowa, Canada
ARILD ANDERSEN TRIO – PAOLO VINACCIA • TOMMY SMITH

29 June 2016 to 29 June 2016
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Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 2M2.
ARILD ANDERSEN TRIO – PAOLO VINACCIA • TOMMY SMITH

30 June 2016 to 30 June 2016
North America
The Iron Works, Vancouver Canada
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02 July 2016 to 02 July 2016
North America
NYC [TBC], USA
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14 July 2016 to 17 July 2016
Europe
Stuggart, Stuggart Gremany Europe
ARILD ANDERSEN TRIO – PAOLO VINACCIA • TOMMY SMITH

25 July 2016 to 29 July 2016
Scotland
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom
RCS JAZZ SUMMER

01 September 2016 to 01 September 2016
Scotland
Ceilidh Place, 12-14 W Argyle St. Ullapool Scotland United Kingdom
TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK

03 September 2016 to 03 September 2016
Scotland
Paisley Arts Centre, 15 New St, Town Centre Paisley Scotland United kingdom
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Peebles, Peebles Scotland United Kingdom
TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK

09 September 2016 to 09 September 2016
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Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock Scotland United Kingdom
TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK

10 September 2016 to 10 September 2016
Scotland
TBC, Nairn Scotland United Kingdom
TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK

23 September 2016 to 25 September 2016
Scotland
Tour of Scotland, Scotland United Kingdom
THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

28 September 2016 to 02 October 2016
Europe
Tour of Germany, Germany Europe
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08 October 2016 to 08 October 2016
Scotland
The Studio 2pm, 13-29 Nicolson Street Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom
THE TOMMY SMITH YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

09 October 2016 to 09 October 2016
Scotland
Glasgow Concert Hall 2pm, Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom
THE TOMMY SMITH YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

12 October 2016 to 23 October 2016
Europe
Tour, Norway Europe
ARILD ANDERSEN NEW QUARTET

05 November 2016 to 05 November 2016
Scotland
Studio Theatre 2pm, Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom
THE TOMMY SMITH YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

06 November 2016 to 06 November 2016
Scotland
Glasgow Concert Hall 2pm, Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom
THE TOMMY SMITH YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

11 November 2016 to 13 November 2016
Scotland
Tour of Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom
THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

18 November 2016 to 18 November 2016
England
TBC, Cheltenham England United Kingdom
TOMMY SMITH & BRIAN KELLOCK

03 December 2016 to 03 December 2016
Scotland
Studio Theatre 2pm, Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom
THE TOMMY SMITH YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

04 December 2016 to 04 December 2016
Scotland
Glasgow Concert Hall 2pm, Glasgow United Kingdom
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