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

Eleven date northern line tour for Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments

Today is the first day of an eleven date tour for Northern Line artists Stuart McCallum and Mike Walker. Their recent album Beholden has had excellent reviews – “Grey skies and rain-soaked red bricked terraces as seen through a cosy cup of hot, sweet tea.” Jazzwise. A rare chance to catch this duo in action. […]

Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog, News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Our first post in 2015 and what better way to start than to say that we’re opening the Northern Line Round 3 application process. As in previous years, the application will be completed via an online form on this website. Any musicians interested in applying should download and read the Northern Line Guidance Notes 2015. […]

Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Jazz North were guests of AJC (Association Jazze Croise) at La Dynamo jazz centre in Paris last week for their Jazz Migration showcase and meetings for the JazzShuttle project.

DfS – film report from first public performance

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
DfS – film report from first public performance

Filmaker Angela Guyton is documenting the progress of the dfs project. Watch her latest video.

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra sectional day with Music For Life team

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra enjoy a special day being coached by Mike Walker, Iain Dixon, Dennis Rollins and Jo McCallum as part of the ‘Music for Life’ project.

Take Four and a Half

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog, projects | No Comments
Take Four and a Half

Five young musicians from Bradford based quintet Take Four and a Half spent a day with Manchester based saxophonist / educator Iain Dixon as part of the Jazz North Introduces scheme.

Digital media for musicians seminar and video

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog, News | 5 Comments
Digital media for musicians seminar and video

Steve Lawson was our guest speaker at our “Digital Music for Musicians” seminar. Some great insights into how jazz artists can use social media to their best advantage.