2017 Jazz North Education Conference

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

If you’re involved in music education then why not join us on Tuesday 21 March at this year’s conference. If you can’t make it then you can follow the event on Facebook Live at facebook.com/jazznorth. A limited number of travel bursaries available for independent educators, unfunded organisations, artists and unfunded jazz promoters. Download the flyer […]

Attention Promoters: Dutch Artist Showcase in Newcastle, 22 January 2017

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Artists, News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North East has teamed up with the Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) and Dutch Performing Arts (DPA) to invite promoters from across the British Isles as their guests to a full day of music by nine of the finest contemporary jazz artists from the Netherlands. Jazz North offering a limited number of travel bursaries for volunteer promoters based in North.

How can commissioning new music be better supported?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Artists, partnerships, projects | No Comments
How can commissioning new music be better supported?

We believe that commissioning new music from northern jazz artists is both important and essential. Following a sector consultation with 25 artists and artistic directors, a pilot project with Manchester-based composer and improviser Rodrigo Constanzo and research into promoters’ operational capacity, we’ve asked Art of Festivals to conduct a survey on our behalf to help […]

Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Artists, Opportunity | No Comments
Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

We’re looking for musicians and bands for the next round of northern line. northern line artists will benefit from subsidised performance fees for the touring period 1st September 2017 – 31st December 2018, on-going professional development including a 1 day intensive induction and a high profile showcase appearance at Manchester Jazz Festival. The scheme is […]

Improvised music in partnership with Kala Sangam

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Artists, News, partnerships | No Comments

When our friends at Kala Sangam in Bradford asked for advice on which northern jazz artist might be interested to play with a visiting Indian artist Ravikiran it was natural to to think of violinist and northern line alumni Olivia Moore. Olivia, who is based in Manchester, is one of the UK’s most innovative and […]

Wandering Monster at Marsden Jazz Festival 2016

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Artists, Blog, News, projects | No Comments

Sam Quintana’s Wandering Monster made their second Jazz North Introduces appearance at the 25th Marsden Jazz Festival on the main stage at The Marsden Mechanics.

Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in News, partnerships | No Comments
Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

The National Forum of Music situated in the heart of Wrocław, Poland. 4 halls with state-of-the-art acoustic conditions. Jazz North is a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and the 22nd September 2016 was the start of the 3rd European Jazz Conference in Wroclaw, Poland. Over a weekend full of debates, showcases and networking […]

Can you help us shape and share our vision?

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
Can you help us shape and share our vision?

We’re looking for creative and dynamic individuals who can contribute their knowledge and expertise and join our Board of Trustees. You’ll share our passion for jazz and want to help shape our vision for jazz in the North. To find out more visit the page linked below and download the Board Information Pack. These roles […]

Jazz North Introduces 2016

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
Jazz North Introduces 2016

We’ve now opened the application form for Jazz North Introduces 2016. Jazz North Introduces offers young northern jazz artists aged between 16 and 25 their first high-profile showcase performances plus mentoring with leading UK jazz artists.

New northern line artist roster announced!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in News, projects | No Comments
New northern line artist roster announced!

We spent a day together recently in Manchester at Matt & Phreds recently and here’s a quick video introduction from the artists.