Brighter Sound presents the Manchester Youth Jazz Foundation, an innovative improvisation project for young people aged 11-18 – September 2015
Artephis – the latest beneficiary of the Jazz North Introduces scheme, which offers them high-profile exposure at leading jazz festivals in the north, along with help in promoting themselves.
On March 17th, educators and music practitioners from across the North attended Jazz North’s third annual Jazz Education conference and networking day at Leeds College of Music.
Providing young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile showcase performances
We asked a group of artists and promoters for their views about Northern Line. The promoters explain the benefits of low financial risk when booking Northern Line artists.
Audiences give their views on jazz and their experience of listening to northern line artists at Manchester Jazz Festival.
Jazz North took a roadshow to the Upfront Theatre near Penrith for a shared day with Bluejam Arts
The system is currently being developed thanks to a commission by Jazz North and will be free available and documented throughout the process.
Professional development training for jazz musicians across the North of England, featuring expert speakers in areas including marketing and PR, booking gigs, applying for funding and musician-led Collectives.
Sheffield Music Hub in Partnership with Jazz North and Birley Community College hosted a 2 day Jazz holiday course.
A jazz outreach project for 300 children at the 8 primary schools in the Esk Valley Alliance in North Yorkshire near Whitby.
“..a phone picture of your instrument can become a social object”. Musician and social media guru Steve Lawson @solobasssteve shares advice for musicians.
Jazz North residential creative retreat for artists led by Tim Garland and Veronique Raingeval in the beautiful setting of Yewfield in the Lake District.
Education Networking for professionals involved in music education for children and young people.
Working in partnership with rural touring organisations to bring high quality jazz into village halls and community centres across the North of England.
Darlington’s ‘Head of Steam’ Railway Museum became a jazz venue with an outdoor free stage at the 2014 Darlington Jazz Festival as a JiOaUs partner.
and Unusual Spaces
Holmfirth Arts Festival commissioned the exciting ‘Ancient Waters’ project featuring collaboration between Arun Gosh and artist Fabric Lenny.
A new initiative to encourage collaboration between French and UK musicians in creative jazz and improvised music.
JAZZAHEAD! is Europe’s major jazz industry event. It has become a must-go networking event for the global jazz scene. We went on a mission to find out more…
Brighter Sound, One Education, The Northern School of Jazz worked with Jazz North to run a pilot series of Manchester Youth Jazz collective workshops at Band on the Wall in 2014
Jazz North Introduces – offering high profile showcase opportunities for young artists at Northern jazz festivals
Norvol Jazz is the organisation for volunteer supported organisations involved in jazz promotion in the Northern region of England.
Jazz North and Brass: Durham International Festival working in partnership to enable a traditional youth brass band to work with jazz musicians from the New York Brass Band.
Interview with the musicians from the Anglo / French collaboration as part of JazzShuttle.
We are now seeking additional board members to support, strengthen and energise our Board to develop the necessary capabilities, resources and structures to grow a sustainable vibrant organisation.
Jazz North is a member of the Europe Jazz Network, an association of producers and presenters of creative jazz and improvised musics. The annual EJN Europe Jazz Network General Assembly 2014 took place in Helsinki (Finland).