Essex Youth Jazz Sextet went down a storm at Music for Youth National Festival in Birmingham Town Hall, 6 July 2018.

Beautiful solos. What a use of space and melody in the trombone solos.  Excellent phrasing”

“Great Band! Nice vibe, excellent music” Feedback from the panel included

Selected from the Essex Youth Jazz Orchestra and under the direction of Martin Hathaway, the group played 2 pieces from his Essex Suite: Billericay Boys and Destination Braintree to a panel of experts and an appreciative audience.  The group also enjoyed jamming with Nikki Yeoh, Jazz Pianist on All Blues (Miles Davis).