Femi is a MOBO Award nominated musician who, between 1998/2001, studied jazz at Middlesex University under the great educator Stuart Hall (Loose Tubes). As a NYJO Associate Femi particularly helps and mentors NYJO London.
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Jamil is a full time member of the academic team at Leeds College of Music, the largest music student campus in the UK, where he is the pathway leader for jazz and teaches on the conservatoire’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy of Music, Nick is an internationally renowned jazz educator, trumpeter and musical director
Clark is one of the top drummers, and drum tutors, in the UK, with over 30 years of experience playing alongside some of the most important artists in jazz.
Pete is a professional jazz pianist and composer and NYJO’s associate education specialist.
Tim Garland was brought up in Canterbury and studied Composition and Saxophone at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. He is now in demand for his work as a composer, arranger and saxophone player, and is one of the few UK jazz musicians to have forged a presence in the USA.
He is currently Research Fellow in New Music at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
Simon Purcell, jazz musician and educator, best known as Head of Jazz at Trinity College of Music and member of the Pop and Jazz Steering Group for the Association of European Conservatoires.