Thursday, February 23, 2017

Corrina Sylvester

February 13, 2015 by  

Corrina held the percussion chair with NYJO from 1996 to 2000.

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Darren Williams

February 13, 2015 by  

Darren attended NYJO rehearsals and went on to occupy the drum chair from 1997 to 2003.

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Felix Higginbottom

February 26, 2015 by  

Felix began playing with NYJO in 2007 when he was just 14, as a last-minute percussion dep for a gig in Cambridge – he subsequently occupied the percussion chair full-time from 2012/14.

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Frank Ricotti

February 26, 2015 by  

Frank has a special place in the NYJO pantheon, being the inspiration for Bill Ashton to embark on his London Schools (later Youth) Jazz Orchestra project – which eventually became NYJO…

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James Larter

June 8, 2010 by  

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.

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Lauren Derwent

March 8, 2010 by  

Lauren is a prolific song writer, vocalist, pianist and percussionist and held the vocal and percussion chair with NYJO from 2003 to 2005.

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Lyndsay Evans

February 13, 2015 by  

Lyndsay was NYJO’s featured percussionist between 2003/6

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Olly Sakar-Samuels

June 1, 2012 by  

Olly played with NYJO from 2011 until 2013

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Will Lewis-Smith

March 19, 2010 by  

Will plays piano/vibes in small-group classical and jazz contexts.

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