Tommy Smith

Tommy Smith


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2011, Spartacus Records

Tommy Smith's KARMA

Hailed on arrival by critics as the toughest and most creative group of his career, Tommy Smith's KARMA sees the brilliant Scottish saxophonist lead a band of virtuosic musicians on a deeply grooving acid jazz adventure that draws on influences from around the world. [read more]

Next concerts:

  • 18.04.2014
    United Kingdom — Tommy Smith & Brian Kellock in New Galloway at Catstrand
  • 25.04.2014
    United Kingdom — the SNJO featuring Makoto Ozone – Mozart’s 9th in Inverness at Eden Court Theatre
  • 26.04.2014
    United Kingdom — the SNJO featuring Makoto Ozone – Mozart’s 9th in Edinburgh, Scotland at Queen’s Hall


March 2, 2014

SNJO featuring Kurt Elling

Glasgow, Feb. 2014

January 27, 2014

‘And we’ll take a rich guid-willy waught’


Dear Supporters of ‘Review all Genres of Music’,

When I departed home this morning the petition was quiescent at 442 and my bones were unsettled. Having just returned from teaching at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland it’s now ascending at an active 832. I’ve taken time to dutifully read everything everyone has written and I’d like to take this humble opportunity to thank you all; this grand list of individuals from 21 countries, for your time, resolve, passion and creativity. For without whom, this entire petition would not have had the effect to cause such a swift wave in the corridors of power. (more…)

January 26, 2014

“We’ll tak a cup o kindness yet.”

25th January 2014

Dear Robert Burns and his descendants,

On this sacred day, the Scotsman newspaper has taken the budgetary decision to end reviewing world music, classical and jazz recordings, which is a heart-breaking bowdlerization of minority art forms and another cessation for the popularization and liberality of creativity. They may publish occasional reviews in the future but only from their syndication agreements, as long as they don’t have to pay for them. Who knows where they’ll appear, as their current Saturday magazine is also going to the four winds. (more…)

January 24, 2013

University of Edinburgh – Celebration of Achievement ceremony

Film producer Lord Puttnam, rugby star Scott Hastings, jazz musician and composer Tommy Smith, Homeless World Cup President and founder of The Big Issue Scotland Mel Young, and Chair of CBI Scotland Nosheena Mobarik were awarded their degrees at a ceremony at the McEwen Hall, Edinburgh University.

September 14, 2012


Vocalise by Rachmaninov featuring the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell and Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith on 8th September 2012, Glasgow City Halls, BBC Proms Last Night Celebrations in Scotland.