July 20. 8PM | Carnegie Hall
Photo by Todd Rosenberg
Photo by Todd Rosenberg

This July, Carnegie Hall’s critically-acclaimed national youth jazz orchestra—NYO Jazz—led by artistic director/trumpeter Sean Jones—returns for its seventh season of extraordinary music-making, highlighted by its concert at Carnegie Hall on July 20, 2024 before embarking on its first-ever tour to South Africa from July 22–August 5. This remarkable ensemble, created by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute

(WMI) in 2018, annually brings together 22 of the most outstanding teen jazz musicians from across the United States to train, perform, and tour with some of the world’s greatest artists while also serving as music ambassadors, sharing America’s greatest artform with audiences around the globe. This year, vocalist Alicia Olatuja— who has been praised by The New York Times as “a singer with a strong and luscious tone,” joins NYO Jazz for their annual Carnegie Hall concert and on tour.

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