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PO Box 506
New York 10514

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Programs: The Westchester Jazz Orchestra offers an annual concert series as well as educational programs. Our concert season features theme-based concerts reflecting the breadth of jazz. Our commissioned arrangements now number over 150. In our education programs, we visit school jazz bands, teaching students how to become both better ensemble players and more accomplished soloists. Student tickets for our concerts are only $5. Our aim with students is to help foster a lifelong love of listening to and playing music.

The mission of the Westchester Jazz Orchestra is to promote jazz,contribute to its evolution, and advance the appreciation andunderstanding of this uniquely American cultural treasure. Drawing uponthe talent of renowned Westchester-based professional musicians,composers, and arrangers, the Orchestra performs a broad range of jazz works from classic standards to commissioned pieces. We are also committed to inspiring young listeners with outreach programs in jazz education.

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Soon after I moved to Westchester, six years ago, I heard of the newly formed WJO, and went to the concert, as I was in town for the next concert. I was bowled over with the professionalism, and found out that one of their trumpet players had been on the Woody Herman Orch less than two years after ... more »
My favorite host on my favorite jazz radio station mentioned that he had just heard a wordclass jazz orchestra and mentioned it was in my county, Westchester County. I was amazed and immediately went online to find out more. I have been attending the WJO performances ever since. It is not often ... more »
Have been a fan of WJO for about 7 years. Always enjoy the varied and original programs performed in a great atmosphere. So lucky to have such an accomplished group of professional musicians right here in our back yard. Keep the music playing... more »
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