National Youth Jazz Orchestra comes to DMU

Internationally renowned National Youth Jazz Orchestra returns to DMU for the second year running on 17 March3pm at The Venue 

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The NYJO is a glittering showcase for the UK’s finest young professional jazz musicians, combining a hard-swinging rhythm section and a raft of hugely talented soloists, to bring you the very best in British big-band jazz.

Under the Artistic Direction of Mark Armstrong, the 24-piece orchestra performs around 40 concerts a year nationally and internationally, and aims to inspire the next generation of young jazz musicians with education work wherever they tour.

They will be performing a variety of well-known jazz classics alongside brand new commissions from some of today's most exciting composers, with guest appearances from DMU Jazz Band and members of Leicestershire Music Service Big Band.

Tickets available from www.leicesterjazzhouse.co.uk

Posted on Friday 1st March 2019

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