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Opportunity for Young Musicians

If you’re in a band and under 25 and you’d like the opportunity to be showcased at five northern jazz festivals then you have until 22 June 2016 to apply to Jazz North Introduces.

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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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10 x 10 northern line showcase day

An unbeatable opportunity to see 10 bands in 10 hours on 25 July 2016 at our northern line showcase day at Manchester Jazz Festival featuring the latest northern line artist roster. Free to attend!

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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.
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Education Conference & Jazz Pathways

Music Education Hub representatives, delivery organisation leaders and project leaders, jazz educators and jazz musicians attended our March 2016 event at Leeds College of Music.
read more | jazz pathways map

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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