Welcome to the National Youth Jazz Collective, a vibrant National Youth Music Organisation that supports the creative and educational needs of the young jazz musician. NYJC focuses on small group improvisation and creates a pathway of progression designed to support young jazz musicians from beginner to emerging professionals through a rolling programme of regional activities across England, the National Youth Jazz Summer School, and by supporting the needs of regional educators and music leaders. NYJC was founded in 2006 by its CEO and Artistic Director Issie Barratt in collaboration with a roster of over 40 world class jazz musicians and educators.
Everyone at The National Youth Jazz Collective is delighted to welcome Dave Holland as our new President. We’re thrilled to be working under the guidance of such a great jazz luminary and are very much looking forward to working in partnership with Dave as we take our work into all regions of the UK and the National Youth Jazz Summer School. To Support NYJC Click Here