Friday 3 March 2023
Doncaster Jazz Orchestra celebrates Thad Jones Centennial
All-star big band celebrating 50 years of the Doncaster Jazz Association – featuring Wakefield alumnus Reuben Fowler on trumpet, plus the cream of South Yorkshire’s jazz musicians.
Since 1973, the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association have been supporting the young musicians of today who will help shape the jazz scene of tomorrow. With credits including Quincy Jones, Gil Evans, the BBC Big Band, Jools Holland, Jamiroquai and the Royal Philharmonic, DYJA have alumni all around the world performing at the highest level.
“…one of the most talented young bands Great Britain has to offer…” – Jack Bowers – All About Jazz
“There is not a working musician in London who doesn’t know someone that came through the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association.” – Charles Alexander – Jazzwise
MD: JOHN ELLIS MBE/AL WOOD
Martin Longhorn (p)
Mark Fincham (b)
Joe Sykes (d)