NYJC Summer School year(s): 2012 From 2017-2021, Matt studied jazz piano at The Royal Academy of Music. During that time Matt was involved in some incredible projects, including: A big band project with Chris Potter and Dave Holland; a big band project playing the music of Steely Dan, featuring Hamish Stuart; a small band […]
NYJC Summer School year(s): 2019 Immy Churchill is a jazz singer and singer songwriter studying at The Royal Academy of Music. As a member of The London Vocal Project, Immy has played with the likes of Norma Winstone and Dave Holland and has recently been involved in Jon Hendricks’ Miles Ahead. As a soloist […]
24th May Pizza Express Dean Street. Piano greats, new upcoming bands and surprise guests. Four bands perform a special fundraising concert in support of the National Youth Jazz Collective. All money raised will find the national summer school and regional workshops for young jazz musicians of school age.
NYJC Summer School year(s): 2010 Musician’s Company Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2017 Will Barry is an award-winning pianist, drummer and percussionist from London who graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2016. He is part of numerous projects internationally, most prominently touring with Phronesis bassist Jasper Høiby’s group ‘Fellow Creatures’ in Turkey, […]
NYJC Summer School year(s): 2007 Sam Watts is a pianist and composer specialising in Brazilian music and Jazz. He has recorded and performed with artists including Jean Toussaint, Jason Miles, Jason Marsalis, Abram Wilson and Judi Jackson. In 2017 he released his debut album “Mime Music” on the SPARK! Label. He has also appeared on […]