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Leadership Team for Herts Music Service

Lisa Quinlan-Rahman
Vicki Roberts
Michael Mabbitt
Katherine Wolfenden
Deena Day
Angela Gilby
Rebecca Kelly
Nick Denham

Hertfordshire Youth Jazz


Directors: Duncan Fraser & Paul Woodin

Required standard: Grade 7
Age range: 13 - 18 years

Hertfordshire Youth Jazz meets for workshops and performances each term. They regularly work on collaborative projects with both the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and the National Youth Jazz Collective. They also regularly perform at the Herts Jazz Festival in September each year.

Guest directors have included Clark Tracey, Mark Armstrong, Jeffery Wilson and Django Bates. The group has also performed alongside British Jazz legend Stan Tracey and at high profile venues including the Royal Albert Hall. 

Contact Information

Tel.: 01707 292761

We have now moved to the Hertfordshire Music Service Central Office, Mid-Herts Centre for Music & Arts, Birchwood Avenue, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 0PS.


Members for the Hertfordshire Youth Jazz Ensemble are generally selected from the area jazz groups across Hertfordshire. However, if you are interested in participating with the group please do email us at, providing us with information about your current playing and experience.