New album out now!
Jazz Pops /
In 2019, the orchestra recorded its first album, Jazz Pops / Pop Swings, which was released this year due to the pandemic.
The album perfectly showcases the live energy and talent of the young musicians of the JM Jazz World Orchestra (all under the age of 26), who come from different parts of the world.
Featuring 10 stunning tracks, a unique collection that reinvents popular music from the last century, alongside beautiful original compositions by Bonilla.
Along the way, you'll meet Roberta Flack, Donny Hathaway, Carole King, George Michael, Patsy Cline and Ariana Grande. JM Jazz World skillfully combines the infectious rhythms and melodies of these timeless classics with the ultimate sophistication that only a big band can provide.
The "Jazz Pops/Pop Swings" was submitted to the GRAMMY Awards in the following categories:
Large Jazz Ensemble Album - JM Jazz World Orchestra
Jazz Performance: Matthew Carmichael, best solo performance for Another vision
Instrumental Composition: Luis Bonilla, composer for Triumph
Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella: John Yao, arranger for Triumph
Engineered Album: Ed Reed
Welcome to the JM Jazz World
The JM Jazz World Orchestra is the world’s premier international youth jazz orchestra, comprised of 21 talented jazz musicians, selected through global open audition by an international jury.
The band works with some of the planet’s finest conductors, players and composers and tours annually, appearing at prestigious European venues and jazz festivals.
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