The award winning Jazz Orchestra meets on a Thursday evening and comprises young musicians aged 11 - 21 from around the City. Anyone of a Grade 5 standard or above can play in the band. The band is made up of Saxophones, Trumpets, Trombones, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums and Percussion.
Recent achievements include performing at he Royal Albert Hall as part of the Music for Youth Schools' Prom in 2013 as well as winning the Great North Big Band Jazz in Sunderland again in 2013.
Check out our video on the left
A video of the interview Classic FM did with some of the players - backstage at the Albert Hall.