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.
Studio composition programme development, StudioJam, session leader, guitarist.
Cello, accordion, guitar. Runs Children’s Orchestra and Swing Dance Cumbria.
Jess works alongside Jilly developing publicity and marketing strategies. She also is a workshop leader and a poet.
Soul singer, visual artist, songwriting, website development, music and art workshops, digital outputs.
NYJO Regional Academy Programme assistant tutor, Children’s Orchestra leader, BlueJam Jazz
Composer for film, classical and jazz singer, composition tuition.
Geoff is a jazz trumpeter, arranger and teacher. Jazz Programme, B Jamba, Schools Wider Opportunities.
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.
Having been with BlueJam from the beginning, Lawrence now provides expertise on gamelan and designs instruments for use in schools.
BlueJam NE Creative Director since 2013, Sarah is a classical and folk singer, performer and teacher.
Rob is a jazz double bass player, guitarist and ceilidh player. BigJam youth band, Kirkby Stephen.
Guitarist and band arranger
Storytelling, shadow puppets
Jamie is helping out with B Jamba and technical support.
Sam is one of our tutor team and also an advisor on gig promotion