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National Youth Jazz Orchestra at Thwaites Empire Theatre

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Thwaites Empire Theatre
Aqueduct Road
Blackburn
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Fri, February 16, 2018
19:30

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The 23-strong National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will take to the stage under the direction of deputy MD Winston Rollins 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, NYJO will be in Blackburn bringing you the 'Legends of Jazz'; a concert programme featuring some of the greatest jazz classics ever written...

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