Founder and Director since 2002, Jilly is a composer, MD, jazz improvisor and teacher. Jazz Programme, Young Songwriters, Improv Choir, NCTCE, Schools Improvisation Programme, mentoring.
Director Eden Contemporary Music, classical and jazz singer, composition tuition for secondary schools.
Cello, accordion, guitar. Performer and tutor.
Visual art, songwriting, website development, music and art workshops, digital outputs.
Geoff is a jazz trumpeter, arranger and teacher. Jazz Programme, B Jamba, Schools Wider Opportunities.
Studio composition programme development, StudioJam, session leader, guitarist.
Having been with BlueJam from the beginning, Lawrence now provides expertise on gamelan and designs instruments for use in schools.
Jess works along side Jilly developing publicity and marketing strategies. She also is a workshop leader and a poet.
BlueJam NE Creative Director since 2013, Sarah is a classical and folk singer, performer and teacher.
Josh is a Young Music Leader now taking responsibility for drumming in BlueJam. He also plays kit in the Youth Jazz Ensemble and performs regularly with BlueJam Acoustic.
Rob is a jazz double bass player, guitarist and ceilidh player. BigJam youth band, Kirkby Stephen.
Guitarist and band arranger
Storytelling, shadow puppets
Jazz ambassador – A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Jazz Course, Joe is working with us on the NYJO Regional Academy Programme
Jamie is helping out with B Jamba and technical support.
Krystl helps with logistics and upkeep at our Community Arts Space
Sam is one of our tutor team and also an advisor on gig promotion