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National Youth Jazz Orchestra at The Venue @demontfort University, Leicester


The Venue @demontfort University, Leicester
Western Boulevard Leicester LE2 7BU


Thu, April 19, 2018

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The 23-strong National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will take to the stage under the direction of MD Mark Armstrong to bring you the best of British big band jazz.

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. Performing around 40 concerts a year both nationally and internationally, NYJO has helped launch the careers of many of the country’s most renowned jazz musicians including Guy Barker, Amy Winehouse, Mark Nightingale and Laura Jurd.

In tonight's programme, we will be celebrating female jazz icons...

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National Youth Jazz Orchestra uploaded this event on April 11, 2018