Donations from the Friends of NYJO help directly with the orchestra’s mission to promote and develop the next generation of exceptional jazz musicians, and to take the jazz message to audiences and young people throughout the country. Help us if you can: there are many ways in which you can become involved.



£2.50 per month or £30 per year

Regular e-newsletters



£5 per month or £60 per year

As Friend plus Music Director’s annual report



£10 per month or £120 per year

As Bronze plus invitation to attend rehearsals, name credited on website and free copy of the latest CD



£25 per month or £300 per year

As Silver plus acknowledgement in special programmes and invitation to the annual Chairman’s Reception


To support our work today, use the donation box on this page or download the Friends of NYJO leaflet


NYJO is extremely grateful to the following Friends who support its work nurturing the next generation of UK jazz musicians:



Mike Armitage

Dr Anna Gregor CBE

Tony Male CMG

B & A Peters

John & Joan Pitchers

Ted Rockley

Llewellyn Watkins

William Murphy

John Lee

Susan Horsewood-Lee

Roddy Gamble

Catherine Condron

Michael Simmons

Marla Madison

Jane Richardson

Tony Williams

John Williamson

Martin Hunt

Michael Waller



Fiona and Stephen Bone

Peter Done

Leslie East OBE

George Edwards

Roger Fewkes

Tony & Janet Kohn

Ean Mackellar

Professor David Rueda

Nigel Tully MBE

Roger Sirrett

David Rose

Alan Ward

Dr Gabrielle Stanley

Sir Nicholas and Lady Goodison

Simon Quinn

Irene Lambert

Adrian Sellars

Chris Ansell

Jim and Sheila Wright

Chris Evans

Sir Anthony Cleaver

Martin Hummel