Daily Archives: 07/02/2015
In Pete’s time in NYJO he managed to play in all five saxophone chairs, solo flute, bass guitar and, on one rather inauspicious occasion, fourth trumpet/flugelhorn.
In 1983, at the age of eleven, Gerard became NYJO’s youngest trumpeter.
Mark was a member of NYJO from 1983 to 1989
Howard started playing lead alto with NYJO when he was 19, and remained for 6 years.
Lisa was the lead alto for NYJO until 1996
Alison played alto and flute with NYJO in 1996/7.
Annabel was lead singer with NYJO from 1999 – 2005
Amy was once memorably quoted as saying that she began her career: “…singing jazz for old people in the back room of a pub in Rayners Lane”. The pub was the famous Rayners Hotel in Harrow – and the band she was singing with was NYJO.