Dan Worth

10 questions with… YolanDa Brown

The musician and TV presenter talks to Tes about her time in school, the teachers who had a big impact on her life and why music can be so powerful for young learners

10 questions with… YolanDa Brown

YolanDa Brown is a saxophonist, composer and broadcaster who has played at numerous venues and music festivals around the world and has twice won the MOBO award for Best Jazz Act. She has also presented coverage of the BBC Proms and hosts her own show on CBBC called YolanDa’s Band Jam, teaching children about the joy of music, dancing and movement.

She chatted to Tes about her time in school, the teachers who had a big impact and why music can be so powerful for young learners.

1. Where did you go to primary school?

I went to Bancroft’s School in Woodford Green. It was a new-build ...

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