A musically talented student was chosen form a band and to play a set at the London Jazz Festival.

Year 10 pupil Jack from Chigwell School was selected from all the pupils at the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) to perform at this world famous festival on Sunday, November 17.

The teen chose to form in a trio with a pianist and a drummer, and performed an electric set including his own arrangement of the Disney song ‘Some Day My Prince will Come’.

The NYJO is known for promoting engaging and inspirational musical genre through world-class performances and education work.

A spokesperson from Chigwell School said: “They were so well received that the NYJO are going to make rehearsal space available for them so that they can continue to play as a trio and see where it takes them.”