James Davison – Trumpet

James Davison – Trumpet

James Davison studied Classical Trumpet at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and is currently studying for a Masters in Jazz Performance at The Royal Academy of Music, kindly supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. Alongside his studies, James regularly performs with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Concert Orchestra, the Syd Lawrence Orchestra and Pete Long’s ‘Jazz at the Philharmonic’ band.  He is currently lead trumpet in the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) and is a member of the Misha Mullov-Abbado Group, the Tom Green Septet and the Sam Watts Band, as well as running his own dixieland jazz band – The Dixie Strollers.

The Lead Trumpet Chair is supported by Phillip Hodson.

Jonathan Carvell

Development and Communications Manager

National Youth Jazz Orchestra

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Jazz Education Award Winner – All Party Parliamentary Awards for Jazz 2015