As soon as lockdown happened, I wanted to try and livestream gigs, so I was pleased when pianist Sam Leak got in touch. Sam had been investigating what was required and wanted to give it a go; so we took our first leap into the new world. Our initial thoughts were that the gig livestream […]
Jazz North is monitoring the current guidance and ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We have paused our programmes, including the Jazz North northern line and Introduces schemes, and are directing our efforts into supporting artists and promoters through this time. As an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation, we are constantly talking to our […]
Jazz North funds freese trio’s ‘Pleasure Island’ music video capturing the fight and flight state of mind
Jazz North northern line female-fronted band freese trio combine triphop, electronica and grunge to create a new genre of darkness which explores inner demons and truth. Following funding from Jazz North, these Leeds-based artists have explored this genre further on film and released their first music video, Pleasure Island, from the band’s new album The […]
Jazz North’s Nigel Slee wins sustainable travel competition at the European Jazz Conference in Novara, Italy
Jazz North’s Creative Director Nigel Slee likes travelling using the combination of folding bike and trains during his working week. So, when Corrado Beldi, Artistic Director of NovaraJazz, issued a challenge to the 156 member organisations of the Europe Jazz Network to travel to the European Jazz Conference in Italy by sustainable travel, Nigel was […]
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.
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