The Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra is now widely acclaimed as one of the U.K.’s top big bands. Its reputation has been founded on a consistently high quality of performance over two decades. In addition, audiences find they are infected by the enjoyment which band members bring to performances and the excitement which the band generates.
MYJO have been unbeaten in the BBC National Big Band Competition since the mid-eighties and because of its success, it is now barred for two years from entering, following a win! A winner in the Dutch National Big Band Competition, MYJO has toured extensively, performing at the world famous Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Disneyworld in Florida, USA, tours throughout Europe and apperances on national TV.