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January 18, 2018

After lots of cool and fun evenings at the Post Office Club we are very pleased to announce that the next Jazz Lounge gig will be on Sunday 11 March 2018 at The Crescent Community Venue off Blossom Street in York.

The Crescent are providing lots of exciting new faciliti...

November 23, 2017

It's the Awards Ceremony at York Minster tonight and we're rather excited! Will be great to meet the finalists and celebrate the rich depth of culture which exists in our great city.  

Good luck to all the finalists (especially to The Mount School and Park Grove Primary...

September 22, 2017

Announcing our new and very cool Jazz Funk youth ensemble!!

Forum Forum is a group for young musicians and singers (approx. Grade 4 and above) rehearsing and performing original and classic jazz funk material. Forum Forum takes the number of YJI ensembles to 8!

MD: Ian C...

August 22, 2017

Morning!

Spending the day on all matters YJI today from making it easy to confirm rehearsal attendance, looking at ways for us to communicate easier (and with the public in general), sorting deps for a Big Band gig in September, having a look at Jazz Lounge dates for th...

August 15, 2017

Hi everyone! Now that the summer break is here and we've completed our successful workshop (in association with Ronnie Scott's Charitable Foundation) I've now had chance to update and smarten up our website. The mobile version looks really cool now too and it's even ea...

October 26, 2016

We are very proud to announce that the new studio album 'SOUNDWAVE' recorded by YMF Youth Jazz Orchestra is now available to listen to and download (CDs are available to buy too!). Just click here!

The album sounds incredible and it's hard to believe that it was re...