Music: NYOS Jazz Orchestra, Tolbooth,...

Music: NYOS Jazz Orchestra, Tolbooth, Stirling, four stars

COLLEAGUE Kate Molleson is apt to point out a lack of female representation in music projects, and she would surely remark on the gender imbalance in the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland 's jazz big band, even if her niece, still in her mid-teens, made a memorable impression with her soloing on alto in a saxophone section that was majority female. Among the rest of the brass, however, there was only Anoushka Nanguy on trombone who played a muscular first solo of the night during the rousing walk-on opener and none at all in the rhythm section.

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