Do you know any young jazz musicians?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

We’re looking for exceptional young jazz musicians for the 5th round of Jazz North Introduces (JNI). JNI offers young musicians the opportunity to perform at six northern jazz festivals and also to receive mentoring from leading UK artists. More information at: www.jazznorth.org/introduces

Meet the artists on northern line round 5

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

Today, Monday 3 April we pleased to release the names of the latest northern line artist roster. The round 5 artists will be available to any northern promoter with a subsidised artist fee from September 2017 – 31 March 2019. For individual artist interview videos and links to their websites see: www.jazznorth.org/northern-line/northern-line-round-5/ Archipelago (Newcastle) Faye […]

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 […]

Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, Opportunity | No Comments
Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

We’re looking for musicians and bands for the next round of northern line. northern line artists will benefit from subsidised performance fees for the touring period 1st September 2017 – 31st December 2018, on-going professional development including a 1 day intensive induction and a high profile showcase appearance at Manchester Jazz Festival. The scheme is […]

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 […]

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.