Update on Jazz North Northern Line and Introduces Schemes

In light of the current health emergency, we have taken the difficult decision to pause the selection processes for both the Jazz North Northern Line and Introduces schemes until there is more certainty about when and how live performance will return. We understand that this will be disappointing news and want to reassure you that […]

She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl – Jazz Camp for Girls by Helen Summerfield

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News, partnerships | No Comments
She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl – Jazz Camp for Girls by Helen Summerfield

As a young, female saxophonist I lost count of the number of times that I was told whenever I played that ‘you’re good for a girl’ or ‘you don’t sound like a girl’. Now, I’m sure these comments were only meant as a compliment but the truth was they niggled at me. What does a […]

Making Music Online for Free – Webinar

Discover a range of free online music apps that can be used by music teachers, parents or anyone wanting to start making music. Enrico Bertelli of Conductive Music will be talking about and demonstrating a range of free online music making apps including Soundtrap, Chrome Music Labs, Skratch, Dot Piano and Patatap. 1:00pm – 2:30pm […]

Jazz after Covid19?

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

WEBINAR 3:00 PM FRIDAY 8 MAY 2020 At 3pm Friday 8 May you’re invited to join a webinar with a panel of four Europe Jazz Network members talking about how their organisations have had to react and improvise solutions to the Coronavirus pandemic and also project forward with some blue sky thinking about 2021 and […]

Promoter Coffee Mornings on Zoom

Posted by on May 7, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News | No Comments
Promoter Coffee Mornings on Zoom

Join me (Lucy – Jazz North’s Programme Manager) as I host a series of coffee mornings on Zoom for our promoter partners across the north to share knowledge and activity through these challenging times. Each week will focus on a different topic with an expert dropping in to give you a chance to ask questions […]

Covid-19 Statement from Jazz North – May 2020

Posted by on May 5, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, Misc | No Comments

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 […]

Video Communication Tools Webinar 17/4/2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am UTC Friday 17 April Video Communication Tools Webinar with Enrico Bertelli, Conductive Music & Nigel Slee jazz North Feeling overwhelmed by video communication tools and want to create high quality audio and video for your online lessons or your club, festival or organisations communications? We can help. We’re offering a […]

Covid-19 Statement from Jazz North – March 2020

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 […]