Saturday, October 25, 2014

NYJO @ Ruislip Social Club – 28th April 2013

May 28, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Bill Ashton directing Chris Eldred (piano); Joe Downard (bass/bass guitar); Rob Luft (guitar); Max Mills (percussion); Scott Chapman (drums); Tom Dennis, James Copus, Louis Dowdeswell, Adam Chatterton, Becky Waites (trumpets); Chris Valentine, Pete Whitehouse, Tom Green, Maddie Dowdeswell, Daniel Higham (tenor trombones), Phil Entwhistle (bass trombone); saxophones: Riley Stone-Lonergan & Michael Underwood [...]

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Shanti Das reviews NYJO at Thornbury festival

May 2, 2013 by Sean  

NYJO @ Armstrong Hall, Thornbury Arts Festival, 20/04/13 Shanti Das The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) certainly put the ‘youth’ back into ‘jazz’ with their performance at the Thornbury Arts Festival last week: not only did they manage to mesmerize an audience spanning generations but they did so with astounding ease. NYJO comprises aspiring musicians [...]

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NYJO Academy Big Band @ The Manor – 17th March 2013

March 19, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Paul Eshelby† directing Knut Rygnestad† (piano): Ben Crane† (bass); Charlie Heyward-Smith†/Sam Ainslie (guitar); James Dancer† (drums); Alistair Martin, Tim Davies, Brindley Heyward-Smith, Alfie Smart, Marcus Tuchel (trumpets); Colin Tuchel, Josh Tagg, Daniel Higham, Robert Good (trombones); saxes: Dan Mannion (baritone), Sean Payne, Sam Norris, Jess Shears, Asha Parkinson†, Josh Schofield (altos), Leanne [...]

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Winston Rollins Big Band @ The Manor – 3rd February 2013

February 6, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Winston Rollins (trombone, left) leading Rob Taggart (keyboard); Mike Bradley (drums); Fraser Snell (bass); Enrico Tomasso, George Hogg, Jon Scott, Tom Walsh, Martin Shaw (trumpets); Alistair White, Callum Au (tenor trombones), Richard Henry (bass trombone);  saxophones: Steve Main & Adrian Revell (tenors), Sammy Mayne & Lucas Dodd (altos), Derek Nash (baritone). Set [...]

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Sarah Ellen Hughes Big Band @ The Manor – 27th January 2013

January 29, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Sarah Ellen Hughes (vocals/flute, right) leading Rob Taggart (keyboard); Chris Allard (guitar); Ryan Trebilcock (bass); Darren Altman (drums); Anna Hughes (& voc), Lee Vivian, Henry Armburg-Jennings, Steve Pretty (trumpets); Maddie Dowdeswell, Andy Watson, Ross Anderson (tenor trombones), Andy Lester (bass trombone); saxes: Erica Clarke & Matt Wates (altos), Frank Griffith & Richard [...]

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NYJO @ The Manor – 20th January 2013

January 21, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Bill Ashton directing Chris Eldred (piano); Joe Downard (bass/bass guitar); Rob Luft (guitar); Scott Chapman (drums); Tom Dennis, James Copus, Louis Dowdeswell, Adam Chatterton, Becky Waites (trumpets); Ryan Hume, Owen Dawson, Chris Valentine, Maddie Dowdeswell (tenor trombones), James Buckle (bass trombone); Anna Drysdale (French horn); saxophones: Riley Stone-Lonergran & Nadim Teimoori (tenors), [...]

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NYJO @ The Manor – 27th December 2012

January 19, 2013 by Steve  

In The Band: Bill Ashton (right) directing Chris Eldred (piano): Conor Chaplin (bass); Rob Luft (guitar); Scott Chapman (drums); Alistair Martin, Brindley Heywood-Snell, David Runkle*, Louis Dowdeswell, Jeremy Law, James Copus (trumpets); Barry Clements (bass trombone), Maddie Dowdeswell, Ross Anderson, Chris Valentine, Paul Dowdeswell, Mark Horton* (tenor trombones); Anna Drysdale (French horn); saxophones: Richard Shepherd & [...]

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NYJO2/NYJO London @ The Manor – 2nd December 2012

December 10, 2012 by Steve  

In NYJO2: Ian Bufton# (alto sax) directing Louis Centioni (piano): Benjamin Crane (bass); Charlie Heyward-Smith (guitar); James Dancer/Robert Williams/Josh Davis/Max Mills* (drums); Georgia Hill, Marcus Tuchel, Brindley Heyward-Smith, Alfie Smart, Tim Davies, Marco Natale-Miles, Florence Starr (trumpets); Daniel Higham, Chewepe Tsate, Robert Good, Colin Tuchel, Josh Tagg, Chris Valentine* (trombones); saxophones: Asha Parkinson, Devan Shah, [...]

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Callum Au Big Band @ The Manor – 25th November 2012

December 10, 2012 by Steve  

In The Band: Callum Au (trombone/euphonium, left) leading Chris Eldred (piano); Laurence Ungless (bass/bass guitar); Jon Russell (guitar); Ed Richardson (drums); Freddie Gavita, Tommy Walsh, George Hogg, Henry Armburg-Jennings (trumpets); Ross Anderson, Robbie Harvey (tenor trombones), Barry Clements (bass trombone/tuba); saxophones: Tommy Laurence & Simon Marsh (tenors), Lucas Dodd & Jim Gold (altos), Richard Shepherd [...]

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NYJO @ The Manor – 18th November 2012

December 10, 2012 by Steve  

In The Band: Bill Ashton directing Chris Neill (piano): Ashley Kerr (bass); Rob Luft (guitar); Ollie Bewley (percussion); Max Mills (drums); Alistair Martin, Laurie Carpenter, Jack Dring, Matt Hampton, Sean Gibbs (trumpets); Barry Clements (bass trombone), Maddie Dowdeswell, Ross Anderson, Chris Valentine, Daniel Higham, James Harold (tenor trombones); saxophones: Michael Lack & Chris Whiter (tenors), [...]

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