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Alexandra Ridout

NYJC Summer School year(s): Short course 2012, Summer schools 2013,14,15,16 2016 – BBC Young Musician Jazz Award 2018 – British jazz Awards ‘Rising Star’ Alexandra Ridout was crowned the winner of the BBC Young Musician Jazz Award 2016 aged 17 and was noted in ‘The shape of jazz to come: who to look out for […]

Laura Jurd

Laura Jurd

NYJC Summer School year(s): 2007 Ivor Composer Award 2019 – jazz large ensemble Laura Jurd is a trumpet player, composer and improviser from the UK.  A recipient of multiple awards and a BBC New Generation Artist from 2015-2017, Laura has developed a formidable reputation as one of the most distinctive and creative composer-performers to emerge […]