A must see:

The award-winning MIDLAND YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA One of Britain’s finest big bands Directed by John Ruddick MBE

MYJO has been described as one of the world’s top young big bands. It was unbeaten in the BBC National Big Band Competition for twenty years, including the final year of the competition. It has received international awards in the USA and Canada, and has worked with many of the finest jazz musicians in the world. It has also performed extensively in Europe, including a TV performance in Moscow ( now on You Tube).

Guest artists that have worked with MYJO include - Alan Barnes, Peter King, Courtney Pine, Elaine Delmar, Jamie Cullum, to name just a few. The list of names is phenomenal