WYJO

(redirected from Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra)
AcronymDefinition
WYJOWigan Youth Jazz Orchestra (UK)
WYJOWorcestershire Youth Jazz Orchestra (UK)
WYJOWarwickshire Youth Jazz Orchestra (UK)
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Phil, a former member of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra, has toured nationwide with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra UK and the inimitable Mickey Rooney.
Rock and jazz veteran Georgie Fame will be playing alongside the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra at the free concert in the Old Market Place.
But the swinging will really get going at 7pm when Georgie Fame and the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra take the stage - and get people dancing in the streets
The Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra is at the Royal Clifton Hotel where local sax stars Mike Hall and Mike Hope will also combine to play music associated with Dexter Gordon and Stan Getz; the excellent guitarist Gary Potter will be with his trio at The Victoria; the Sarah Bennett Quartet are at the Wayfarers Arcade; pianist Simon Brown is at New China City; and the Cushion Foot Jazz Quartet is at Flava.
The Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra followed Mainstreet and played several demanding charts as its contribution to this fivehour big band jazz marathon.
Full and varied best describes the second day's programme with sets from the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra as an early high-light of the day.
It will feature the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Tim Harvey quintet.
The Wednesday Celebrity Concert featuring Eric Delaney with the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra was the first of the festival's sellouts and resulted in some exciting big band sounds.
Last day of the festival on Saturday featured the world premiere of Richard Isle's Cultureshock - The Spirit of Friendship Suite by the combined Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra and two student bands from South Africa, the Stirling High School Jazz Band and the Gauteng Music Academy Jazz Ensemble.
On Friday, the Andy Prior Orchestra plays, and on the Saturday, the Wigan Youth Jazz orchestra closes the festival.
The twosome, along with supporting musicians pianist Vinny Parker and two stalwarts of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra, bassist Pete Turner and drummer Guy Walsh, will be appearing at the Scarisbrick Hotel, Southport, at 8pm on Sunday, April 28.
Singer and trombonist Andy Prior, also the son of a bandleader, came to prominence through the ranks of the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra where he played in the trombone section and sang Frank Sinatra style songs.