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Cambridgeshire Youth Jazz Orchestra


Cambridge International Jazz Festival have teamed up with Cambridgeshire Music to form Cambridgeshire Youth Jazz Orchestra (CYJO).

Summary of Workshop/Performances in 2023

(with more details below):

Course 1: Cambridge Jazz Festival (November 11-12)

Course 2: Anglesey Abbey Winter Lights (Dec 9)


Course 1: Cambridge Jazz Festival (November 11-12)

CYJO’s Autumn project will tackle a wide variety of jazz and groove music, culminating in a performance at the Cambridge Jazz Festival and access to a workshop from the incredible Ferg’s Imaginary Big Band.

Come and join the band for this incredible opportunity! (

Dates: Course 11th November + Performance on 12th November

Rehearsal at Cambridgeshire Music, New School Rd CB24 9LL (

Performance at Storey's Field Centre, Eddington Avenue. CB3 1AA Cost: £45 paid to

Applications and Enquiries:

Email with name, age, instrument and experience. All abilities and experience welcome from ages 10-19!



Saturday 11th Nov: (Cambridgeshire Music 9.15am – 4.45pm)

9.15 – registration
9.30 – 12.00: Session 1 12.00 – 12.45: Lunch 12.45 – 14.45: Session 2 15.00 – 16.45: Session 3

Sunday 12th Nov: (Storeys Fields Centre 11.30 – 15.30)

11.30 – 12.00: Soundcheck/rehearsal
12.30 – 13.30: Concert
13.30 – 15.30: Workshop with Ferg’s Imaginary Big Band



Vij Prakash (The Brass Funkeys) - Brass

Sam Miles (Patchwork Jazz Orchestra) - Woodwind

Phil Stevenson (Fofoulah) - Guitar/Bass

Joshua Blackmore (Bill Laurance, Strobes, Troyka - Drums/Percussion

For further information and to apply please email us

Please provide as much of this information as possible: Name, instrument, experience, area you will be travelling from.

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