picture of young trombone player

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.

northern line showcase

Our Mission

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

this is a picture of pen and notepad

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

Jazz Education

Find out about the latest research and innovative projects using improvisation 2017 education conference | Jazz pathways map

Supporting musicians

northern line – helping promoters book high quality artists with low financial risk.

someone holding up a smart phone to video a northern line artist

Alt-Shift-J

– pop-up jazz festivals for young people