The Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra teaches young people from across the whole of Devon including Exeter, North Devon, South Devon, Torbay and Dartmoor to play and perform a wide variety of Jazz.
DYJO has won many national awards over its history for its performances and educational programme, and continues to play to enthusiastic audiences in Devon and beyond.
Recent festival performances have included music festivals throughout Devon, the Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall, the National Festival of Music for Youth in Birmingham and two appearances at the Montreux Jazz Festival. DYJO has appeared with many jazz stars, including concerts with Dave O’Higgins, Gordon Campbell, Bruce Adams, John Etheridge, and many more, and workshops with Clark Tracey, the Northern Sax Quartet and Issie Barratt.
The Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra appear at 6pm at The Water’s Edge Bandstand, Brindleyplace on Saturday 6th