David Ijishakin aka Akin Soul is the first recipient of the NYJO-Trinity Laban Award in support of talented upcoming jazz musicians.
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James Hudson’s debut album TOMORROW is out this February – read all about the latest project from the ex-NYJO vocalist here!
For our first Pioneer Profile entry of 2021, we discuss the boss of Bebop, Dizzy Gillespie.
Happy New Year! Before we look forward to 2021, we decided to take a look back at what has been quite a 12 months!
It’s the NYJO Christmas playlist for 2020! (And there’s absolutely no Mariah Carey in sight!)
We’re back with another Pioneer Profile! This time its McCoy Tyner, a cornerstone of John Coltrane’s groundbreaking 1960s quartet and one of the most influential pianists in jazz history.
With December marking the centennial of Dave Brubeck’s birth, we felt it the perfect time to make the legendary pianist/composer the focus of our latest entry to ‘Pioneer Profiles’.
In the first of our ‘Get to Know’ series, we talk to trombonist and jazz educator, Vij Prakash
Three nations. Three jazz bands. Three incredible performances!
In the midst of Lockdown #2 we’ve checked in with different members of NYJO staff to find out what tracks have been keeping them going.