Archipelago present ‘BETWEEN WAVES’

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

Through September-October in 2018, northern line artists Archipelago will be presenting ‘BETWEEN WAVES’, a new project exploring the possibilities of improvisation, collaboration and creativity with female artists. Playing original, genre crossing material, Archipelago utilise improvisation as a catalyst to move freely within and outside of the Jazz/improvised music canon. With the support of the Peter […]

A life lived for jazz – Chris de Saram, 1946 – 2018

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments

Chris de Saram 10th June 1946 – 21st August 2018 It is with great sadness that Wakefield Jazz announce that Chris de Saram, Wakefield Jazz promoter, has died aged 72. Chris de Saram was the mainstay of Wakefield Jazz from 2004, when he took over from Alec Sykes as the club’s Promoter, booking bands, hosting […]

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.

Seeking creative and dynamic individuals to join our Board of Trustees

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in Home Page, Jazz North News, Misc, News, Opportunity | No Comments
Seeking creative and dynamic individuals to join our Board of Trustees

We are now looking to further strengthen our excellent board of trustees by appointing a small number of new Trustees who share our passion for jazz and who have the skills, knowledge and experience to support our senior management team.

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

We’re inviting expressions of interest from festivals, venues and promoters based in the North of England who would like to host the 2019 edition of the northern line showcase

Cinclus Cinclus – a language-free improvisation production for small children

A new concert production for children that could work anywhere in the world and not be dependent on a particular language.

Alt-Shift-J – Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Alt-Shift-J – Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Jazz North awarded £71,646 towards Alt-Shift-J pop-up jazz festival for younger audiences.