City of Norwich School
Rehearsal day & time
Mondays, 6.10 – 7.10pm
This high level ensemble is open to wind, brass, percussion and keyboard players equivalent to Grade 5+.
The ensemble supports and nurtures jazz technique including improvisation.
Conductor & coaching staff
Big band to modern jazz
Quotes or recent highlights
The ensemble has played alongside jazz stars Wynton Marsalis and Freddie Gavita, who is also an alumni of the ensemble, and has previously opened for NYJO at Norwich Playhouse. The band has also plays in Norwich Jazz Club.
The ensemble was awarded Outstanding at the Norfolk County Music Festival 2019 and performed in Birmingham for the Music for Youth National Festival 2019.
“Give it a go, it’s a great place to start and you could onto great things, like some of the group’s alumni. It helps playing and general confidence, so just go for it!” – Josh & Michael, players
How to join
New players welcome throughout the year. Trombones & trumpets especially welcome to become a big band.
Contact email@example.com, 01603 307710