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.
Category Archives: Perc/Vibes
Frank has a special place in the NYJO pantheon, being the inspiration for Bill Ashton to embark on his London Schools (later Youth) Jazz Orchestra project – which eventually became NYJO…
Lyndsay was NYJO’s featured percussionist between 2003/6
Corrina held the percussion chair with NYJO from 1996 to 2000.
Darren attended NYJO rehearsals and went on to occupy the drum chair from 1997 to 2003.
Olly played with NYJO from 2011 until 2013
James started playing percussion at the age of 11 at the Royal College Junior Department and has played with county ensembles such as the Northamptonshire Youth Concert Band and Zingaresque: a world music group.
Will plays piano/vibes in small-group classical and jazz contexts.
Lauren is a prolific song writer, vocalist, pianist and percussionist and held the vocal and percussion chair with NYJO from 2003 to 2005.