Wandering Monster at Marsden Jazz Festival 2016

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Artists, Blog, Jazz North News, 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.

Speakers for 2016 Education Conference confirmed

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Blog, News, Opportunity | No Comments

We are pleased to announce the speakers for our 2016 Jazz education conference and networking day. Gary Crosby OBE, Tomorrow’s Warriors (Keynote), Heidi Johnson, Director NYMAZ, Chris Sharkey, artist & educator, Ian Chalk, York Music Forum

Jazz North sets up creative exchange between Manchester-based Efpi Records and Paris’ Onze Heures Onze

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments

Manchester-based label and collective Efpi is bound to Paris to play at festival Onze Heures Onze as part of a new international pilot programme to support creative and professional exchange between artists-promoters.

Education Networking Conference

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Blog, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Education Networking Conference

Jazz North is to host their 3rd Jazz Education Conference at Leeds College of Music on 17th March

Eleven date northern line tour for Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments

Today is the first day of an eleven date tour for Northern Line artists Stuart McCallum and Mike Walker. Their recent album Beholden has had excellent reviews – “Grey skies and rain-soaked red bricked terraces as seen through a cosy cup of hot, sweet tea.” Jazzwise. A rare chance to catch this duo in action. […]

Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog, News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Our first post in 2015 and what better way to start than to say that we’re opening the Northern Line Round 3 application process. As in previous years, the application will be completed via an online form on this website. Any musicians interested in applying should download and read the Northern Line Guidance Notes 2015. […]

Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Jazz North were guests of AJC (Association Jazze Croise) at La Dynamo jazz centre in Paris last week for their Jazz Migration showcase and meetings for the JazzShuttle project.

DfS – film report from first public performance

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
DfS – film report from first public performance

Filmaker Angela Guyton is documenting the progress of the dfs project. Watch her latest video.

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra sectional day with Music For Life team

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra enjoy a special day being coached by Mike Walker, Iain Dixon, Dennis Rollins and Jo McCallum as part of the ‘Music for Life’ project.