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Young Women in Jazz 2017

Young Women In Jazz 2017 Registrations Open International Women’s Day The number of female musicians in WAYJO is on the rise. This year for the first time, half of the WAYJO Monday Night Orchestra is female. WAYJO Operations Coordinator, Jess … Continue reading

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WAYJO 2017 Season Brochure

WAYJO’s 2017 Season Brochure is out now! WAYJO tickets are available through a range of agencies, dependent on the venue we perform at; A Hip Hop Hooray FringeWorld, Perth fringeworld.com.au The Tribute Series; Celebrating the Greats Thad Jones & Mel … Continue reading

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WAYJO 240 Club & Competition

Looking for something different? Perhaps the perfect gift for a jazz lover? For just the price of one flat white a week, the WAYJO 240 Club offers exclusive access with special event invitations, unique recordings, opportunities to meet our touring/guest … Continue reading

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WAYJO Youtube Channel

WAYJO’s new YouTube channel is now LIVE, presenting videos of the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra past and present! We need 100 YouTube subscribers for our custom channel URL. Thanks to our supporters, we reached 30% of this target in under … Continue reading

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2017 WAYJO Auditions

Want to explore different musical styles, or simply enjoy meeting and performing with people around your own age? Whether you aspire to be a professional jazz musician or composer, WA Youth Jazz Orchestra has something to offer you!   WA … Continue reading

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Young Women in Jazz now LIVE!

“It was a very relaxed, judgement-free environment, which was extremely beneficial for me to gain the confidence to have a go… I loved that I was playing rather than worrying what others were thinking of me. ” – 2015 participant  Are … Continue reading

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What about Jazz? Australia Council Cuts.

  “All of us here at Melbourne Festival are stunned and saddened by the funding announcements of the last week. ” – Jonathan Holloway, Artistic Director, Melbourne Festival Across Australia this week, arts organisation were waiting with bated breath for the … Continue reading

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Premiss Collective Wrap-Up

“The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra jammed with local DJs, MCs and hip-hop artists…and it was incredible! Please do it again!” – Taku. Thanks to our awesome audience who came to The Premiss Collective. The vibe was electric, the dance floor … Continue reading

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Watch the Premiss Collective Flipagram

So what do you get when you combine live jazz and hip-hop? A killer live show with an 18 piece big band + 5 hip-hop artists + DJ + vocalists! Watch the Flipagram feat. Hyclass and WA Youth Jazz Orchestra … Continue reading

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In the Press!

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