On stage with guitarist Jordie Cooke and singer Frankie O’keeffe of Ponyland Through Improvisation Enriching Lives Arun Ghosh Band Alt Shift J Supporting Artists Dudley Nesbit with Panjumby Building Partnerships & Creating Networks Alt SHift J 2020 The Sage Inspiring Children & Young People

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Our goal is to build a strong, sustainable, and diverse jazz sector in the north of England by working in partnership. Find out how we help artists, build partnerships and create networks, and inspire children and young people via a pioneering programme of events and support.

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How to start a career in the jazz industry

How to start a career in the jazz industry

“Take every opportunity you can” – manchester jazz festival’s festival assistant, Ash Doherty, tells us how she landed a job at the city’s longest running music festival.

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Existing support for artists

Existing support for artists

Find out how we can help you now and as venues begin to open.

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Jazz North award 14 bursaries – 75% new to our support

Jazz North award 14 bursaries – 75% new to our support

We are delighted to announce the awardees of our open bursary, a recent one-off initiative responding to challenges for the jazz industry in the north.

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Lesley Jackson CEO Jazz North
Lesley Jackson steps down as CEO of Jazz North

Lesley Jackson steps down as CEO of Jazz North

We are sad to announce that our chief executive Lesley Jackson has decided to leave the company at the end of September.

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Six new trustees join the Jazz North board

Six new trustees join the Jazz North board

Musicians Perri Alleyne-Hughes, Richard Henry, Jilly Jarman and Dennis Rollins, Web Developer and CMS specialist Jeni Tehan, and Communications Consultant Jon Beck join our board.

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What's it like to be in a relationship with another jazz musician?

What’s it like to be in a relationship with another jazz musician?

Find out in our fifth Jazz North Online video magazine now available on our YouTube channel.

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