He has been actively involved on the northern jazz scene since he was invited to be part of the Voice Of The North Jazz Orchestra. During his time with VOTN he has worked with Andy Sheppard, John Warren, Tommy Smith, John Surman, Mark Nightingale, Tim Garland, and Michael Garrick.
As well as keeping busy with Voice Of The North and his own band, Noel also finds the time to study with top jazz trumpeter Gerard Presencer. The Noel Dennis Band perform mainly jazz standards with a few original compositions including tunes by Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Tom Harrell, and Woody Shaw. Noel also writes and records incidental music for TV