Doncaster Youth Jazz Association present their ‘Big band and Jazz festival’ – The evening is a celebration, in recognition of 50 years of outstanding music education in Jazz and light music!
Featuring three different big bands, this year’s Big band and Jazz festival will be a lavish extravaganza of young talent from Doncaster and South Yorkshire.
Opening the show are Doncaster Youth Stage band, the youngest of our ensembles, who quite appropriately, will be conducted by our founder John Ellis MBE.
Doncaster Youth Swing band will then contribute a programme of swing, latin and Jazz/rock classics that will delight any big band enthusiast.
The evening concludes with our most experienced and aspirational ensemble, Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra. Featuring our very best young Jazz musicians, DYJO will be performing alongside our guest soloist, International Trombonist, composer and arranger Mark Nightingale, whose virtuosity on the Trombone is simply breath-taking.
With an extensive repertoire of Big band and Jazz standards that range from Swing to Soul, the programme is certain to appeal to everyone! Make sure you get a ticket, for what will be an incredible evening, involving over 70 future Jazz stars!