To go alongside our Jazz Classics series, we bring you ‘Modern Classics’ a new blog-series dedicated to some of the best jazz influenced sounds from the modern era.
NYJO Presents is back for another series! For round two we’re pairing seasoned pro’s with up and coming, young talent to explore the works of three undisputed jazz icons!
We are are thrilled to announce the arrival of SIX new members to the NYJO family from July 2021! Read our official statement below to find out more.
Before her upcoming NYJO Presents livestream at Ronnie Scott’s, Karen takes some time to talk music making, the struggles that came with lockdown and her time at Berklee College of Music. We also see the return of Desert Island Discs!
Before her upcoming NYJO Presents livestream at Ronnie Scott’s, Roella takes a moment to talk music, spirituality and what it feels like to take the stage again.
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’.
JX Bassist, Fergus Quill, wanted to use his ‘My Inspiration’ pick for this years’ Black History Month to give thanks to the irrepressible force of nature, Sun Ra!
From the early jazz ambassadors to the musical leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, join us in celebrating some of the black female musicians who helped to shape their times.
Count Basie: Through His Own Eyes on BBC4 Friday 23 October