Meet the latest members of our Youth Advisory Board

Fergal Myers Hill
Fergal is a Sound Engineer and Music Producer originally from Hebden Bridge. Passionate about sound technology and climbing, he take's influences of jazz into hip hop tracks and electronic composition.
AJ Kalombo
AJ is a university student with a genuine love for music. Jazz, in particular, holds a special place in her heart. As an aspiring singer/songwriter, she finds immense joy in expressing herself through music. And that's why she can't wait to be a part of the Youth Advisory Board. Her ultimate goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive space where young individuals can explore, discover, and wholeheartedly embrace the mesmerising beauty of jazz.
Ariale Luviluka
Ariale is a musician from salford and a previous participant of our soundcheck talent development programme. She is hoping, that through YAB, she can help people on there musical journeys in the same way that she feels mjf has helped her.
Rory A Green
Rory A. Green is a Manchester based Jazz guitarist and composer. Drawing inspiration from Jazz, Acoustic Folk music and a touch of Ambience, His work creates atmospheres and stories with depth that will leave you captivated. Rory took part in our talent development programme, hothouse and we are delighted to welcome him back to join our Youth Advisory Board.
Kitty Davies
Kitty, performing under the name ‘The Dove and The Dragon’ is an artist, actress, baker and primarily ‘musical storyteller’ from Salford. Influenced by artists such as Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell, and Joan Baez, she dabbles across genres and instruments. She loves trying to capture an image or a moment through her songs, and despite having chosen to not record or release my music yet, she has an extensive background in street and live music performance. Kitty took part in our soundcheck programme last year and we are delighted to welcome her back.
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Georgie Harold-Moss
Georgie is a singer, performer and creative based in Manchester. Classically trained, now turned jazz singer, cabaret performer, artistic facilitator and drag king, they are establishing themselves as a multi-disciplinary performance artist curious to explore the artistic sphere of the North West. Georgie is particularly interested in expanding accessibility and encouraging community within Manchester's jazz scene.