Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra 2015 (film)
A 20 minute presentation highlighting the work of the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra. The feature presentation includes interviews with key staff/volunteers, students and parents, as well as a range of performances from FYJO.
Here’s the 1985 edition of Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra in a live BBC recording from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh from a schools concert. Interesting seeing former players Tom Gordon, Kevin Ferris and Keith Hutton showing their promise. Soloist on baritone is Neil Murphy. The piece is “The Temperley Collection”, written for Joe Temperley.
Here’s a snapshot of Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra from a BBC2 programme in 1996 called Jazz In A Cold Climate. I was commissioned to write this piece for Joe and this is from the first performance in the Lochgelly Centre