The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra’s purpose is to engage and develop emerging jazz musicians, inspiring them to reach their greatest potential in musicianship and as contributors to society.


Taint What You Do

Get your dancing shoes on and join the MNO, WNO & Perth's swing dancing community - Sun 21 Aug, 7.30pm

The Trombone: Big Band Backbone – Act Belong Commit Concert

WAYJO NC Pathways Training Band & WAYJO St John of God Health Care TNO - featuring Jeremy Greig, Catherine Noblet & Will Pethicke - Fri 17 Sep,…

The Trombone: Big Band Backbone

Join the TNO plus special guests Jeremy Greig, Catherine Noblet & Will Pethick in a big band exploration of the Trombone - Sat 17 Sep, 7.30pm

The West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) is one of Western Australia’s oldest performing arts companies, building the future of Australian jazz and offering outstanding opportunities for emerging jazz performers and composers.

WAYJO has been at the forefront of forging professional, contemporary big band, ensemble and solo jazz artists since 1983, with an impressive alumni including international jazz luminaries Linda May Han Oh, Dane Alderson, Troy Roberts and Mat Jodrell.