COVID-19 Statement from Jazz North

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News | No Comments

Jazz North is monitoring the current guidance and ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following advice, at this time we are not holding any public events and have cancelled the remaining two Jazz Camp for Girls sessions at the end of March, and the Jazz North Education Conference in June. As an Arts Council England […]

Jazzahead 2020 Artist Bursaries available from Jazz Promotion Network

News from the Jazz Promotion Network of which Jazz North is a founder member. Jazz Promotion Network is pleased to be able to support the attendance of five artists based in England at this year’s Jazzahead in Bremen. Jazzahead runs between 23rd and 26th April 2020 and is one of the world’s largest international gatherings […]

Female Jazz Musicians Rise Up to Record ‘She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl’ Released on International Women’s Day

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News | No Comments
Female Jazz Musicians Rise Up to Record ‘She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl’ Released on International Women’s Day

An all-star band featuring female jazz musicians associated with Jazz North and the Jazz Camp for Girls project have united to record ‘She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl’ by saxophonist Helena Summerfield. As Jazz North’s Jazz Camp for Girls Project Manager, Helena was inspired to write the song after thinking about some of the very silly […]

Jazz North Expands Jazz Camp for Girls Giving More Girls the Opportunity to Flourish Under Female Role Models

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News, projects | 2 Comments
Jazz North Expands Jazz Camp for Girls Giving More Girls the Opportunity to Flourish Under Female Role Models

Following the success of 2019’s Jazz Camp for Girls, Jazz North has made the camp bigger for 2020 and is taking it to more places across the north of England including Sage Gateshead and The Northern Jazz Centre in Doncaster. Overall, six weekend workshops will take place in February and March in Gateshead, Greater Manchester, […]

What have we been up to in 2019? #GettingJazzDone

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Artists, Blog, News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Curious about what Jazz North has been up to in 2019? We’ve been #GettingJazzDone – we’ve put together an infographic bring together all our 2019 activity.

Zoe Gilby awarded Jazz Vocalist of the Year at the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019 in Artists, News, Northern Line Artist | One Comment

The northern jazz scene was well represented last night at the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards organised by the All Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group (APJAG) in the swish surroundings of Pizza Express Live in Holborn, London will three northerners shortlisted for awards – Jamil Sheriff (Educator of the Year), Marsden Jazz Festival (Venue or promoter of […]

Jazz North funds freese trio’s ‘Pleasure Island’ music video capturing the fight and flight state of mind

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 […]

Help us re-design our website!

Posted by on Nov 11, 2019 in Jazz North News, Misc, News, Opportunity | No Comments

Can you spare 5 minutes to answer some questions to help us before we start re-designing our website wwww.jazznorth.org?

Jazz North’s Nigel Slee wins sustainable travel competition at the European Jazz Conference in Novara, Italy

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Blog, Jazz North News, Misc, News | No Comments

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 […]

Jazzwise magazine joins forces with Jazz North to live stream northern jazz

On Friday September 13 2019 our northern line showcase will be live streamed via a network of Live Stream Partners including Jazzwise direct from the outdoor stage at Lancaster Jazz Festival. This new network, with partners who share our aim to support northern and UK jazz scene, will increase the online reach and audience for […]