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.

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 […]

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.

New northern line artist roster announced!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Jazz North News, 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.

Hold that date!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Hold that date!

This year’s Jazz North Education Conference will take place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Leeds College of Music We’ll be confirming the list of speakers and content shortly but hope you’ll be able to save the date in your diary so you can join us. This will be our fourth […]

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.

Call for young Northern jazz artists for Jazz North Introduces 2015!

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Call for young Northern jazz artists for Jazz North Introduces 2015!

We’re launching the third round of Jazz North Introduces today. Jazz North Introduces is a scheme that provides young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile showcase performances and mentoring with leading UK jazz artists.

northern line Round 3 artist launch

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in News, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments

We are pleased to be able to release the names of the 12 artists selected for the 3rd round of Northern Line. The round 3 artists will be available with a subsidised artist fee from 1 September 2015 until 31 December 2016. Northern line enables promoters to book high quality artists with low financial risk.