Sean Jones, Artistic Director, with special guest Jazzmeia Horn. NYO Jazz, comprising outstanding young musicians ages 16–19 from across the US, showcases the legacy and future of American jazz in this free exciting outdoor summer performance.
Led by Artistic Director Sean Jones, these remarkable musicians come together each summer to engage in a rigorous training residency with world-class jazz masters on the campus of Purchase College, State University of New York.
In addition to the residency, NYO Jazz performs an annual concert at Carnegie Hall with a celebrated guest artist and embarks on a tour to some of the world’s great music capitals. The musicians serve as dynamic music ambassadors as they share this uniquely American genre with audiences around the globe.
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