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  • Thunderplump

    FYJO will be playing as part of the ensemble for Thunderplump – a musical and video celebration of the Scottish Weather. In addition to FYJO, the children’s band from STAMP, the Tullis Russel Mills Band, and the Wallace Collection will be playing music, co-ordinated by Neil Brand and accompanying films created by David Behrens. The […]

    Posted at 27th June 2022 » By : » Categories : news » Comments Off on Thunderplump
  • FYJO Online

    As a result of Covid-19 restrictions, FYJO rehearsals have successfully moved to an online format using Zoom. At the end of our first term we have recruited players from all over the UK and we hope to keep this format going, alongside usual rehearsals, once restrictions are lifted. Anyone interested should contact Further details […]

    Posted at 30th December 2020 » By : » Categories : news » Comments Off on FYJO Online
  • Lochgelly, Manhattan: Jazz is life

    Lochgelly came to the attention of the world’s media last month when one of its most famous sons, jazz legend Joe Temperley died, aged 86 in New York. Lochgelly, Manhattan, as Joe liked to say, remained close to his heart, where he helped to nurture a living tradition of jazz-playing reaching back to Duke Ellington. […]

    Posted at 7th June 2016 » By : » Categories : news » Comments Off on Lochgelly, Manhattan: Jazz is life
  • Scottish Saxophone Academy host International Masterclass Series

    The Scottish Saxophone Academy are delighted to host another International Masterclass Series event featuring special guest Philippe Geiss (Professor of Saxophone, Strasbourg Conservatoire). Open to all players Grade 3 and above, students can experience playing in a large ensemble with lots of other saxophonists! They can also have the opportunity to take part in a […]

    Posted at 4th January 2016 » By : » Categories : news » 0 Comment
  • Applications for NYOS Jazz are open

    Applications for NYOS Jazz are currently open. People can apply online at where they will also find information about next year’s courses. We are looking for particularly strong players for the Jazz Orchestra next year, but all levels of ability and experience are welcome. Many thanks! Corinna Gregory Jazz Ensembles Manager, NYOS Jazz Applicants […]

    Posted at 26th October 2015 » By : » Categories : news » 0 Comment
  • Masterclass with Joe Temperley

    Joe Temperley, the sensational saxophonist is holding a masterclass on Saturday 7th March 2pm – 4pm in the Auditorium of Lochgelly Centre. This event is free thanks to funding from Creative Scotland and gives the players a chance to be put through their paces by a true Fife jazz legend!!

    Posted at 2nd February 2015 » By : » Categories : events,news » 0 Comment
  • East Coast Youth Jazz Festival 2013

    The East Coast Youth Jazz Festival 2013 will take place on the weekend of 23-24th November 2013 at the Gardyne Theatre, Dundee. Gardyne Theatre, Gardyne Road, Dundee, DD5 1NY. Telephone: 01382 448876.

    Posted at 18th October 2013 » By : » Categories : events » 0 Comment
  • Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra – A night in Tunisia

    Members of the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra perform A Night in Tunisia live in The Jazz House.

    Posted at 13th September 2013 » By : » Categories : news » 0 Comment
  • The FYJO Combo @ The Jazz House (BBC Scotland)

    After having such a success on the show in September, and after their other triumphs,The FYJO Combo have been invited back to play more live tunes on Steven Duffy’s The Jazz House on BBC Radio Scotland. In the ever changing line up of FYJO, The Combo has welcomed some new members to play alongside the […]

    Posted at 11th September 2013 » By : » Categories : events,news » 0 Comment