Monday, February 8, 2016

Bill Ashton OBE

June 15, 2010 by Steve  

Bill became Life President of NYJO in 2009 and continues as Founding Musical Director of NYJO. He was awarded the OBE for Services to Music in 2010.

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Clark Tracey

February 18, 2015 by Steve  

Clark is one of the top drummers, and drum tutors, in the UK, with over 30 years of experience playing alongside some of the most important artists in jazz.

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Femi Temowo

February 18, 2015 by Steve  

Femi is a MOBO Award nominated musician who, between 1998/2001, studied jazz at Middlesex University under the great educator Stuart Hall (Loose Tubes). As a NYJO Associate Femi particularly helps and mentors NYJO London.

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Gemma Buckenham – MD NYJO Jazz Ensemble

June 13, 2013 by Stephen  

Gemma is a trumpet player and music educator. Hailing from Lincoln, she was inspired to start learning the trumpet as a child after seeing NYJO perform.

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Gill Burgoyne

Gill played in NYJO when younger and is now lead alto with Horn Factory, Suffolk’s premier Big Band

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Gordon Silver

April 17, 2010 by admin  

Gordon is Honorary Treasurer of NYJO which means he is the man with his hands on the purse strings!

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Honorary Vice Presidents

January 29, 2015 by Steve  

NYJO’s Honorary Vice-Presidents represent the wide-ranging scope of the organisation, in terms of its cultural and educational reach and social impact.

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Jack Fallow

March 12, 2010 by admin  

Jack is Vice Chairman of NYJO.

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Jamil Sheriff

February 18, 2015 by Steve  

Jamil is a full time member of the academic team at Leeds College of Music, the largest music student campus in the UK, where he is the pathway leader for jazz and teaches on the conservatoire’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

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Jessica Dowdeswell (Radcliffe) – Vocals (and Vocal Coach)

February 6, 2015 by Steve  

Jessica has been NYJO’s vocalist and vocal coach since 2008.

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