Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Jazz North News, News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Jazz North awarded £71,646 towards Alt-Shift-J pop-up jazz festival for younger audiences.

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

Taupe awarded place on the the innovative European emerging artist platform 12 Points 2017.

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

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Artists, News, Opportunity, Other News, 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, Jazz North News, 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 […]

Improvised music in partnership with Kala Sangam

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, 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 […]

Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Jazz North News, 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 […]

Richard Ormrod to lead Manchester Youth Jazz weekend September 2015

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North Ambassador Artist Richard Ormrod is to lead a weekend jazz workshop for young musicians 11-18 in Manchester. Richard arranges for, educates and conducts musicians of all ages and abilities, in both musicianship and improvisation at projects such as Dales Jam and the Jam Factory. The course is being run by Brighter Sound and […]

Artephis selected for Jazz North Introduces

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in News, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Here’s our press release announcing Artephis for the latest round of Jazz North Introduces. YOUNG NORTHERN JAZZ TALENT TO GET SIX FESTIVAL SHOWCASE GIGS An outstanding band of young musicians is being given the chance to make its name, thanks to a pioneering initiative by Jazz North, the organisation devoted to nurturing and showcasing talent. […]

New members area on jazznorth.org for northern line promoters

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Over 100 promoters have now discovered the benefits of booking northern line artists – highest quality musical experience with low financial risk. The success of the scheme has meant we have needed to improve the booking request process – rather than rely on receiving email requests. This week we are launching a new procedure for […]

Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

In partnership with Darlington Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jazz North presents an afternoon of masterclasses and discussions on studying jazz, learning repertoire and playing in a small group.