Donations from the Friends of NYJO help directly with the orchestra’s mission to promote and develop the next generation of exceptional jazz musicians and to take the jazz message to audiences and young people throughout the country. Help us if you can: there are many ways in which you can become involved.



£2.50 per month or £30 per year

Regular e-newsletters and invitation to annual Open Day



£5 per month or £60 per year

As Friend plus Artistic Director’s annual programme and invitations to rehearsals



£10 per month or £120 per year

As Bronze plus name credited on the website and a free copy of the latest CD



£25 per month or £300 per year

As Silver plus acknowledgement in special programmes and an invitation to the annual Chairman’s Reception


To support our work today, please use the donation box on this page to give a one-off annual amount or to set up a monthly donation. Alternatively, you can get in touch with if you would like to be sent a Friends leaflet.


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NYJO is extremely grateful to the following Friends who support its work nurturing the next generation of UK jazz musicians:



Mike Armitage

Dr Anna Gregor CBE

Tony Male CMG

B & A Peters

John & Joan Pitchers

Ted Rockley

Llewellyn Watkins

William Murphy

John Lee

Susan Horsewood-Lee

Roddy Gamble

Catherine Condron

Michael Simmons

Marla Madison

Jane Richardson

Tony Williams

John Williamson

Martin Hunt

Ronnie and Ann Goldstein



Fiona and Stephen Bone

Peter Done

Leslie East OBE

Roger Fewkes

Tony & Janet Kohn

Ean Mackellar

Professor David Rueda

Roger Sirrett

David Rose

Alan Ward

Dr Gabrielle Stanley

Sir Nicholas and Lady Goodison

Simon Quinn

Irene Lambert

Adrian Sellars

Chris Ansell

Jim and Sheila Wright

Chris Evans

Sir Anthony Cleaver

Martin Hummel

Lady Tessa Brewer

Alun Hughes

Jonathan Arendt

Peter Smith

David Hart

Nilesh Soneji

David Logan



We would like to thank the following, and their families, for choosing to remember NYJO at this difficult time. You will be greatly missed.


Jon Hiseman

Chris de Saram

Anthony Watts

Reginald Handley