Legends of Jazz – National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain (NYJO)
Wednesday 29 November 2017 - 7PM
To help celebrate QMUL’s new Arts & Culture Strategy, Music @ QMUL is very proud to welcome the UK’s greatest jazz institution. NYJO’s mission is to promote jazz as an exciting, engaging and inspirational art form through world-class performances and education work. Legend of Jazz celebrates the greatest jazz classics ever written, featuring tunes by jazz masters such as Ellington and Monk.
NYJO’s flagship band is the UK’s premier youth (under 26) jazz orchestra, performing around 40 concerts annually – nationally and internationally. Alongside these performances, NYJO delivers inspirational education work wherever it goes.
Location: The Great Hall, People’s Palace, QMUL