City of Norwich School
Rehearsal day & time
Mondays, 6.10 – 7.20pm
This high level ensemble is open to wind, brass, percussion and keyboard players equivalent to Grade 6-8+.
The ensemble supports and nurtures jazz technique including improvisation.
Aimed at pupils in years 9-13 .
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 played in Norwich Jazz Club.
The ensemble was awarded Outstanding at the Norfolk County Music Festival 2019 and 2020, and performed in Birmingham for the Music for Youth National Festival 2019.
Most recently, players took part in a Masterclass with BBC Big Band.
How to join
New players welcome throughout the year via audition. Trombones & trumpets especially welcome to become a big band.
Contact email@example.com, 01603 303348