Meet the new Northern Line artists

Northern Line is Jazz North’s live touring support scheme, helping artists from across the north of England to deliver high quality live shows on profile-raising stages. Since its inception in 2013, Northern Line has supported over 74 artists to perform over 700 subsidised gigs at venues and festivals across the north.

The latest roster of artists for the 2022-2023 period were chosen through an open application process and selected by UK-wide industry experts and tastemakers. These exceptional artists represent the truly rich, eclectic and diverse nature of genre-blending jazz in the north. 

Artists available with artist fee subsidy 1 September 2022 – 31 August 2023. See information for promoters

Hannabiell Sanders
Jazz Northern Line

Hannabiell & the Midnight Blue Collective

A high energy Afro Fusion Collective creating a unique sound and an invigorating party atmosphere that will get you up on your feet.

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TC & The Groove Family
Jazz Northern Line

TC & The Groove Family

TC & The Groove Family, are a 10-piece collective whose music celebrates the coming together of cultures and the unity that music provides.

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Ni Maxine
Jazz Northern Line

Ni Maxine 

Neo-Jazz Singer-Songwriter; a black woman navigating the modern world and exploring themes of home, identity, self-esteem and belonging.

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Marco Woolf
Jazz Northern Line

Marco Woolf

A storyteller who builds narrative around his music, while his songs are atmospheric with lyrics full of imagery.

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Yaatri
Jazz Northern Line

Yaatri

Complex composition and ethereal soundscapes captivates the heart as well as the mind.

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MC Nelson
Jazz Northern Line

MC Nelson

Rapper / producer from south Liverpool who fuses jazzy instrumentation and cutting social commentary with a Scouse sense of humour. 

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