The JM Jazz World Orchestra is the first global youth jazz orchestra of Jeunesses Musicales International. The orchestra brings together 22 of the world’s top young professional jazz musicians from over 15 different nationalities to form an amazing big band with an internationally diverse repertoire.
The JMJW orchestra will be under the artistic leadership of the renowned Austrian conductor Sigi Feigl. A teacher at the jazz department of the Graz Academy of Music, Sigi is the artistic director of the HGM Jazz orchestra as well as other big band projects and is an established musician & producer. During the courses and rehearsals the musicians will have the opportunity to meet and work with some outstanding musicians and teachers like Luis Bonilla (trombone), Deborah Brown (voice), Lasse Lindgren (trumpet), Ewald Oberleitner (double bass) and Karlheinz Miklin (saxophone).
The JM Jazz World 2012 is a program of the Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) with the specific support of the JM Croatia, JM Belgium and JM Norway.