NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005

Into NYJO’s fourth decade. Cds are the norm and there are 12 issued. The Millennium approaches and there’s a few surprises!
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1996

1996 NYJO secures new Sponsorship, this time from UNISON.

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NYJO 1996  UNISON Launch

Promo to inaugurate its major sponsorship deal with the trade union body UNISON.
It starts with some of the NYJO training band jamming and then goes on to a concert with
the main NYJO band.

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Alyson Adams is the Poster Girl for Unison’s sponsorship

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And a new Cd Unison In All Things

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NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005This features a terrific new chart from Andy Panayi the title track; ‘Unison in All Things’

 And there’s a trip to the Algarve

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NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005And a great CD on the return, Algarhythms Just check out the roll call on the insert!

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Saxes pose at a Ruislip gig

1996 The NYJO Coach well known to many players….

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005  was retired….!

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1997

And  in 1997 The National Lottery gave NYJO a new one!

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005And featured on the cover of 1997 Summer edition of News from NYJO!

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 And sometimes in a museum!
This is NYJO at the Gaydon Motor Museum

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1997

1997 sees NYJO at Welwyn

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Denis if you’re around please get in touch.

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005And a yet another new CD With One Voice

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1998

 

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1998 at The House of Commons

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With John Prescott MP

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And at the 1998 Labour Party Conference

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The Sun Alliance Young Jazz Musician 1998

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And there appears to be an early experiment in virtual reality for the trumpets

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1999

1999 and a new Cd!  Stepping Stones

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It’s the end of the century and NYJO singer Sumudu Jayatilaka is to be, along with James Wigram, chosen to deliver the Millennium oath.
NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005The probability of a news item featuring NYJO and Sir John Taverner has to be the epitome of the unlikely, but, there it is!
Shame about the video quality, if anyone has a better version please get in touch.

NYJO 1999 Millennium

And NYJO’s own celebration of the new century is a new Vocal Album featuring Sumudu Jayatilaka, Who’s Blue?

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NYJO’s Big Band Christmas, or BBX was a NYJO innovation in 1988 and continues into the new century
though these photos appear to be  before the black stands decals

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2000

Into the 21st Century!

NYJO then in it’s 35th year, appear in this promo on Anglia TV

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005Annabel is destined to become the ‘Voice Coach’ on the TV programme ‘The Voice’

This Childrens Prom at The Royal Albert Hall in 2000 was to feature NYJO in a new commission by Paul Hart based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin. These 2 clips are from a TV programme show the preparation and performance of ‘Out of Hamelin’

 NYJO 2000 at the Proms. Preparation

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NYJO 2000 Prom Performance of  Out Of Hamelin

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And to Lisbon with Fernando Tordo
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NYJO 2000 play Portugal with Fernando Tordo  Have You Seen Them Cakes?

NYJO 2000 play Portugal with Fernando Tordo Unison In All Things.

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NYJO 2000 on the Isle of Man

Captured on private video.

Now here’s a surprise!

NYJO provides the music for a major edition of BBC’s Songs of Praise!

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005NYJO features in 4 main segments of the show. Broadcast from Liverpool with a massive congregation.

Can Hymns ever have been so swung?

Songs of Praise clip 1

Songs of Praise clip 2

Songs of Praise clip 3

Songs of Praise clip 4

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The NYJO 35th Anniversary!

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NYJO 2000 35th Anniversary

100 club London Captured on private video.
NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005 NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005After the 35th Anniversary at the 100 club the next morning NYJO had its regular Sunday stint at The Rayners in West London

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NYJO 2000 35th Anniversary at the Rayners

The Rayners Captured on private video.
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2001

NYJO provides the music for The Cocoa Association’s Dinner.

The Cocoa Convention

Here with Frank Sinatra in the guise of Dave Fletcher!

Corporate video

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And the release of NYJO’s first 4Cd boxset
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2002

Amglia TV features NYJO in another edition of ‘Take It On’

St Ives ‘Take It On’ Anglia TV

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Remembrance Sunday 2002
NYJO 2002 Concert at St Ives.

The concert finishes with this special performance of Paul Hart’s ‘Remembrance’ by Gwilym Simcock and Gareth Lockrane

NYJO 2002 St Ives Concert pt 1
NYJO 2002 St Ives Concert pt 2

Anglia TV videoed the concert for an item on its ‘Take It On’ programme.
This is a direct video of the concert never transmitted.

NYJO Archive 1996 – 2005And  NYJO rounds of the year with another Cd recorded live at Ronnies

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2003

NYJO on a ‘Jazz Cruise’ and somewhat inclement weather!

2003 NYJO at Sea!

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2003 NYJO appears at The Jazz Cafe in Camden with none other than Phil Woods!
Jack Massarik jazz critic of the Evening Standard pens this great review

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NYJO workshop with Phil Woods Thurrock 2003

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2004

NYJO‘s tribute to music in film sees a new Cd ‘Jazz in Film’

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And another Vocal Album, this time featuring Attila Huseyin

Something Old Something New

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2005

Yet another Cd featuring 2 suites by Paul Hart, ‘The Hamelin Suite‘ and Theme And Deviations
Theme and Deviations recorded some years earlier finally gets released on this remarkable Cd.
As such this features recordings from two different NYJO eras

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And before we know it its time for another NYJO anniversary!

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Thats it for NYJO’s fourth decade.

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