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.


2019 WAYJO Monday Night Orchestra

WAYJO MinterEllison Monday Night Orchestra – Perth International Jazz Festival 2020

The WAYJO MinterEllison Monday Night Orchestra join PIJF with a free community concert of jazz classics at the glorious Hyde Park in Perth, Sun 8 Nov....

Linda May Han Oh - Bass

Linda May Han Oh with the WAYJO WNO – Perth International Jazz Festival 2020

International bass player Linda May Han Oh returns from the US to perform with the WAYJO WNO for one night only, Sun 8 Nov 4pm. Tickets...

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.