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1
May Dance May Dance 6:26    
Album only
Track length:6:26
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Lojac Music Pub. Co.
Composer: Dave Holland
ISRC: DEB331025901
2
Molde Canticle, Part 1 Molde Canticle, Part 1 8:51    
Album only
Track length:8:51
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Manuscript (NCB/TONO)
Composer: Jan Garbarek
ISRC: DEB331025902
3
Crystal Silence Crystal Silence 10:04    
Album only
Track length:10:04
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Universal MCA Music Publishing Inc.
Composer: Chick Corea
ISRC: DEB331025903
4
Ulrikas Dans Ulrikas Dans 11:14    
Album only
Track length:11:14
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Manuscript (NCB/TONO)
Composer: Trygve Seim
ISRC: DEB331025904
5
Independency, Part 4 Independency, Part 4 16:59    
Album only
Track length:16:59
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Manuscript (NCB/TONO)
Composer: Arild Andersen
ISRC: DEB331025905
6
My Song My Song 8:08    
Album only
Track length:8:08
Artist: Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Performer: Scottish National Jazz Ochestra
Tommy Smith
Arild Andersen
Genre: Modern
Publisher: Cavelight Music
Composer: Keith Jarrett
ISRC: DEB331025906

ECM Releases

Play Blue - Oslo Concert
Sunrise - A Cantata On Texts By Edvard Munch
Conte de l'incroyable amour
Seven Songs for Quartet and Chamber Orchestra
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack Dejohnette
Dreams so Real - Music of Carla Bley
City of Broken Dreams (24Bit)
The Melody At Night, With You
Whenever I Seem To Be Far Away
Vinding's Music - Songs from the Alder Thicket
The Köln Concert(24BIT96KHZ)
Terje Rypdal: Vossabrygg
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack Dejohnette
Paris / London - Testament (24BIT96KHZ)
Odyssey - In Studio & in Concert(24Bit96Khz)
Legend of the Seven Dreams
Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street
It's Ok to Listen to the Gray Voice
Invocations / The Moth and the Flame
Green In Blue - Early Quartets
G. I. Gurdjieff: Sacred Hymns
Frère Jacques - Round About Offenbach
Dresden - In Concert(24Bit96Khz)
Double Concerto / 5th Symphony
All Those Born With Wings

About Arild Andersen, Tommy Smith & Scottish National Jazz Orchestra:

The double-bass of Arild Andersen, for more than four decades an integral part of the sound of ECM, is heard for the first time as the lead voice in large ensemble arrangements of music associated with the label, on an album recorded live at Glasgow’s Royal Conservatoire. Under the direction of Tommy Smith, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, with Andersen as principal soloist, plays “May Dance” by Dave Holland, “Molde Canticle” by Jan Garbarek, “Crystal Silence” by Chick Corea, “Ulrikas Dans” by Trygve Seim, Arild’s’s own “Independency”, and “My Song” by Keith Jarrett. 

The project had its genesis in 2009 when ECM’s 40th anniversary inspired a number of tributes and festivals around the world. Tenorist Tommy Smith, who had been playing extensively with Arild in Andersen’s trio (see “Live At Belleville”), proposed a special event with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, the big band he had founded in 1995. The orchestra is renowned both for its own programmes and for ...