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Andy Wood

February 26, 2015 by  

Andy joined NYJO in 1996 and became a stalwart of the band, playing jazz trombone for four years

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Callum Au

January 12, 2012 by  

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.

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Chris Dean

February 26, 2015 by  

Chris was a boy soldier in the Household Cavalry, studying trombone with Bill Teskey – then Principal Trombone with the BBC Symphony Orchestra – at the Army School of Music at Kneller Hall, before joining NYJO in the mid-70s.

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Dennis Rollins

February 9, 2015 by  

When Dennis was fourteen he joined the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association, with whom he studied and performed for some years, before moving to London in 1987 and joining NYJO

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Jon Stokes

March 8, 2010 by  

Jon began playing the trombone at the age of 11 and became fascinated by big bands.

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Kieran McLeod

April 17, 2010 by  

Kieran’s flagship project is ‘New World’, an improvising ensemble featuring 6 of the most exciting and in-demand young jazz musicians on the London scene.

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Lance Ellington

February 26, 2015 by  

Lance’s first foray into music was as a trombone-playing member of NYJO, aged 14, which is where he also embarked on his vocal career.

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Mark Bassey

February 26, 2015 by  

Mark joined NYJO in 1985 and has written many of the charts in the NYJO pad.

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Mark Nightingale

February 7, 2015 by  

Mark was a member of NYJO from 1983 to 1989

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Mat Walton

March 8, 2010 by  

Matthew was born aged 0 in York and began playing the trombone aged 11. After a few years learning through the local music service he became lead trombone in the County Big Band aged 16 and was already working with various local bands.

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