NYJO Alumna and former member of Ivy Benson’s barrier-busting all-girl jazz-band, Gill Burgoyne, talked to us back in 2015.
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The Ivors Composer Awards 2020 | NYJO Alumn Charlie Bates Wins Best “Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble”
NYJO Alumn, Charlie Bates, wins Ivors Composer Award for “Crepuscule” recorded with NYJO back in Sept ’19.
Alexandra Ridout receives “Best Newcomer” nomination for Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2020
NYJO Alumn Luca Manning Earns Parliamentary Jazz Award Nomination for 2020
Saxophonist Dave O’Higgins is an very prolific musician, with 18 albums released to his name since 1993.
Reuben occupied a trumpet chair in NYJO from 2007/12 and was awarded the John Baker Memorial Prize for Brass in 2012.
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.
Pete studied classical piano from the age of 11 and joined NYJO in 1973.