Call for artists – northern line round 7 opens

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Artists, Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments

We are now recruiting artists for Round 7 of our flagship artist support scheme. northern line is an innovative scheme which supports jazz artists career development, through subsidised touring, mentoring and industry support. Since launching its first round in 2013, the scheme has supported 67 bands with over 700 gigs. Artists wishing to apply to […]

Jazzahead – are you ready for export?

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Artists, Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

jazzahead! is the European jazz industry event that takes place in Bremen at the end of April every year. If you’re an artist and you feel you’re ready to start making new connections in Europe then it’s an indispensable first step. There is also the opportunity to apply for a showcase gig at jazzahead!. It’s […]

North takes hat trick at the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Posted by on Oct 17, 2018 in Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News | No Comments

Congratulations to the northern recipients at the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards. The awards event took place in the swish settings of the latest PizzaExpress Live venue in Holborn, London. During the ceremony, award presenters comprised of British politicians and home-grown UK jazz talent including Co-Chairs of the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group, Kelvin Hopkins […]

Alt-Shift-J – encourage / ignite / inspire

Posted by on Sep 28, 2018 in Artists, Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments

Jazz North’s Alt Shift J project will take place in Penrith, Clitheroe, Middlesbrough and Cleethorpes with the goal to encourage young musicians to embrace jazz and ignite young audiences to attend jazz and improvised live music shows. Festivals featuring performances from new and established artists, interactive gigs, improvisation workshops, sessions in schools, and performing and […]

Jazz North represented at The European Jazz Conference 2018

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments
Jazz North represented at The European Jazz Conference 2018

Jazz North was represented at The European Jazz Conference 2018 earlier this month by Creative Directors Nigel Slee and Steve Mead. The conference ended on Sunday 16 September marking a record in attendances: 348 registered delegates from 40 countries in Europe and beyond (including USA, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia). For four consecutive […]

Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Two outstanding bands of young musicians from Leeds are being given the chance to make their name as this year’s Jazz North Introduces artists.

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.

Speakers for 2016 Education Conference confirmed

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Blog, News, Opportunity | No Comments

We are pleased to announce the speakers for our 2016 Jazz education conference and networking day. Gary Crosby OBE, Tomorrow’s Warriors (Keynote), Heidi Johnson, Director NYMAZ, Chris Sharkey, artist & educator, Ian Chalk, York Music Forum

Jazz North sets up creative exchange between Manchester-based Efpi Records and Paris’ Onze Heures Onze

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments

Manchester-based label and collective Efpi is bound to Paris to play at festival Onze Heures Onze as part of a new international pilot programme to support creative and professional exchange between artists-promoters.

Education Networking Conference

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Blog, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Education Networking Conference

Jazz North is to host their 3rd Jazz Education Conference at Leeds College of Music on 17th March