WESTCHESTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA INC
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 »