Monday, April 24, 2017

Bill Ashton OBE

June 15, 2010 by  

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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Steve Harris

May 14, 2010 by  

A member of NYJO’s Advisory Board, Steve has been responsible for formulating NYJO’s communications strategy, overseeing the initial development of the website.

His involvement with NYJO came about through his co-promotion – along with NYJO alumnus Jay Craig – Jazz @ The Manor in Ruislip. Now relocated to The Gunnersbury in Chiswick, this is London’s only regular Sunday lunchtime showcase for some of the biggest and best names in British Big Band Jazz where, for many years, NYJO had a monthly residency…

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Veronica Dowdeswell

April 17, 2010 by  

Veronica has been a NYJO board member since 2008 and has three children who are members of NYJO. She is a specialist music teacher and trained as a secondary school classroom and instrumental teacher at Sudbury Primary School, Wembley.

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Tony Taylor

April 17, 2010 by  

Tony is a Chartered Surveyor, who retired as a partner in the firm of Donaldsons in 1989. He specialised as a consultant in town and shopping centre development throughout the UK including the Brent Cross shopping centre and the regeneration of the Covent Garden Market.

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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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