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What do we do?

We’re a dynamic and vibrant jazz development agency that supports artists, grows audiences, inspires children & young people and builds networks.

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Our Mission

To increase the profile of contemporary jazz by developing opportunities for artists and building audiences by working in partnership. Read more

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How we work

Artists and their creative practice are at the heart of every project we support and we welcome partners who share our values. Contact us

Supporting Artists

northern line is an innovative scheme that enables promoters to book high quality jazz artists at low financial risk.
Explore Ambassador Artists.

Opportunity for Young Musicians

Jazz North Introduces provides young musicians their first high profile showcase opportunity in partnership with Northern jazz festivals. Learn more

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Partnerships in Penrith

Example video showing how Jazz North sets up new partnerships with jazz delivery organisations across the North. In this video we meet partners at Bluejam Arts, Cumbria Music Service and Upfront Gallery. Learn more

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Education & Jazz Pathways

What’s happening in the North? Search our database of education partners. Come and attend our 2017 Jazz Education Conference.
Learn more | Jazz pathways map