Sunday, January 25, 2015

Bob Dowell

Trombonist/arranger/orchestrator/educator, from north London Worked with and recorded for bands/artists including.. Dizzee Rascal, Dr. John, The Streets, Paloma Faith, The Bays, Dub Colossus, MosDef, The GoTeam!, Kate Nash, The Pipettes, The Big Sounds, Mike Garrick Bigband, Gareth Lockrane Big Band. London Jazz Orchestra, Tom Richard’s Jazz Orchestra, Alex Wilson Salsa Orchestra, Mali Latino, The Will Collier Septet, The Heritage Orchestra, Katerina & The Waves, Down To The Bone, The Heart Strings, Daniel Beddingfield, Barefoot, SaintSaviour, Black II Basics, The Brothers Ignatius, The Coalminers, Mamas Gun, The Cinematic Orchestra, DJ Yoda, Monty Norman (James Bond Theme) Earl Thomas, UNKLE, Kevin Mark-Trail, Ministry of Sound, The Monastery of Sound,.

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Callum Au

January 12, 2012 by Steve  

Callum Au is a professional trombonist, composer, orchestrator, and arranger. A member of NYJO from 2005, he held the lead trombone chair with the band from 2008 – 2012, and contributed over 50 charts to the band’s library. He was taught by ex-Syd Lawrence trumpet player Terry Reaney, and has since studied with jazz trombonist [...]

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Claire Mcinerney

Claire is a young established musician and a graduate of Trinity College of Music. Based in London, Claire plays all the saxophones, flutes and clarinets, working in television, studio, West End shows, Big Bands, symphony orchestras and jazz arenas.

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Gill Burgoyne

My parents shared their love of Big Band music with my older brother and I from an early age, and I was hooked on recordings of Stan Kenton,Woody Herman and Jimmy Dorsey. Presented with the opportunity to learn the clarinet aged 9, I applied myself to the classical charts.

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Henry Armburg-Jennings

March 8, 2010 by admin  

Henry Armburg Jennings started playing trumpet (and piano) at the age of 5 and fifteen years later, at the age of only 20, he is already one of the hottest talents to emerge on the British jazz scene having opened the London Jazz Festival 2008 at the Bulls Head in Barnes.

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James Larter

James started playing percussion at the age of 11 at the Royal College Junior Department and has played with county ensembles such as the Northamptonshire Youth Concert Band and Zingaresque: a world music group. He also plays for National Youth Wind Ensemble and is a reserve for the National Youth Orchestra. He took part in the LSO St. Lukes Academy 2009 and was in the percussion final of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2010. He also plays drum kit, violin and piano and is currently studying for his GCSE’s.

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Jon Stokes

I began playing the trombone at the age of 11 and became fascinated by big bands. I was subjected to old tapes of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey and whenever Syd lawrence or the BBC Big Band were on at the Cheltenham town hall you would be sure to see me there in the front row. Despite the slightly odd taste in music for a teenager I managed to get through school unscathed and moved to London where I had dreams of becoming the next Principle Trombone of the LSO.

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Keiran McLeod

Trombone player from Aberdeen, Scotland who began at NYJO after beginning college.

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Kwabena Adjepong

Kwabena is the male vocalist with NYJO

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Laura Jurd

Laura loves playing, listening to, writing and creating music. Influenced by a huge range of music including jazz, classical and folk etc. A strong interest in contemporary classical music and improvisation, influences include; Igor Stravinsky, Miles Davis, Alban Berg, Enrico Rava, Olivier Messiaen, Michael Tippett to name a few. Currently studying jazz and composition at Trinity College of Music.

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