NYJO

AcronymDefinition
NYJONational Youth Jazz Orchestra
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NYJO has been upholding real big band music for many years.
It was blistering stuff, but one man in the theatre remained ice cool - veteran musical director Bill Ashton, who founded NYJO in 1965.
NYJO were eminently capable of gliding subtly behind Greco's relaxed flight, but also packing a powerful punch when blaring swing horn section blow-outs were required.
NYJO draws the best young players from all over the country into its ranks.
It is now forty years since Ashton founded NYJO and he wears his advancing years lightly, presiding over his young Turks like a slightly world-weary but proud magician.
One NYJO aim is to give young musicians from all over the UK the chance to play big band jazz.
Following early stints with the Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra and the NYJO (National Youth Jazz Orchestra) he became a Jazz Warriors, under the guidance of Courtney Pine.