Category Archives: Trumpet

Reuben Fowler

Reuben occupied a trumpet chair in NYJO from 2007/12 and was awarded the John Baker Memorial Prize for Brass in 2012.

Dick Pearce

Dick joined the trumpet section of NYJO in 1967, playing for a two-year spell before enlisting in the Household Cavalry.

Simon Gardner

Simon joined NYJO in the 1980s after starting playing in North London’s Young Jazz orchestra. His son Tom is currently a member of the NYJO Academy.

Yazz Ahmed

Yazz joined NYJO in 2000 and played trumpet and flugelhorn with the band until 2003.

Guy Barker

Guy is a renowned trumpet player and composer who started playing the trumpet at the age of twelve and within a year had joined NYJO.

Martin Shaw

Martin began playing trumpet aged 11 and in 1981 became a member of NYJO, remaining there for 3 years

Gabriel Garrick

Gabriel took up the trumpet aged seven and started gigging at an early age with his father Michael and older brother Chris. During his time with NYJO he attended the Royal Academy of Music jazz course from 1991 to 1995,

Steve Sidwell

Steve played trumpet with NYJO in the 1980s while studying trumpet, piano, composition and orchestration at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama