Jazz


National Youth Jazz Orchestra – Cumbria Academy

A call out to join us on Saturday 28 September for a day of Jazz tuition and ensemble playing. New students are welcome! Venue: North Lakes School, Penrith Times: 10.30am – 4pm FREE We welcome back our fantastic summer tutor, Joe Browne, who will be taking all the sessions this […]


Next Girls in Jazz with BlueJam Arts

Girls in Jazz, run by CMH partner BlueJam Arts, is a friendly and supportive session for girls who want to explore and learn about Jazz. Girls from about 9 upwards are welcome, whether you are new to jazz or already have skills you want to build on. Just email Jilly […]


NYJO Regional Jazz Academy

We had another great Regional Jazz Academy session with NYJO, with a good mix of old and new faces. Our thanks to Joe and Arthur from NYJO for expert leadership and Justin from CMH and Joe Steels from BlueJam for assisting. [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 4697,4696,4695″ limit=”8″ link=”lightbox” width=”210″ height=”140″ title=”never”] Watch […]


NYJO Jazz Academy

We had a fantastic workshop with new jazz tutor Joe Browne, who delivered a cracking session, with everyone playing really exciting stuff – a good mix of free improv ideas plus a Rhythm Changes swing piece and Balkan tune in 7/8. Great to have Matthew along as a pianist and […]


NYJO Regional Academy – Apply Now!

Next Session: 15 June 10:30 – 4:00   Cumbria is lucky to host one of only 4 National Youth Jazz Orchestra Regional Academies in the country. Supported by experienced NYJO tutors, the Academy teaches young people the balance of skills that every jazz musicians needs – reading, improvisation, aural & […]