February 1960 introduced the world to a whole new creative approach by one of its most influential artists. It’s John Coltrane’s game-changing album “Giant Steps”.
The Pinoeer Profile series is back! This time round, it’s the bossa nova behemoth Sérgio Mendes.
NYJO Alumna and former member of Ivy Benson’s barrier-busting all-girl jazz-band, Gill Burgoyne, talked to us back in 2015.
David Ijishakin aka Akin Soul is the first recipient of the NYJO-Trinity Laban Award in support of talented upcoming jazz musicians.
James Hudson’s debut album TOMORROW is out this February – read all about the latest project from the ex-NYJO vocalist here!
NYJO and Trinity Laban pledge to support each other to ensure diversity, inclusivity and accessibility within jazz education.
Check out this NYJO version of the timeless bebop classic “A Night in Tunisia”, recorded during the UK’s nationwide lockdown in the summer of 2020.
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!)