Daily Archives: 07/02/2015

Pete Long

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.

Howard McGill

Howard started playing lead alto with NYJO when he was 19, and remained for 6 years.

Amy Winehouse

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.

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