Perpetual Motion Machine UK tour and debut album

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Jazz North News | No Comments
Perpetual Motion Machine UK tour and debut album

northern line artists Perpetual Motion Machine are now touring UK to promote their debut album Ignition.

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.

Skeltr at InJazz, Rotterdam June 2017

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Jazz North News | No Comments
Skeltr at InJazz, Rotterdam June 2017

northern line artists Skeltr were invited to perform at the Injazz Conference and Festival in Rotterdam in June 2017.

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

Taupe awarded place on the the innovative European emerging artist platform 12 Points 2017.

5 days broadcasting jazz in May!

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News | No Comments
5 days broadcasting jazz in May!

Northern Online Broadcasts – We’ll be broadcasting showcase performances recorded at mjf 2016 over 5 days in May.

Do you know any young jazz musicians?

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

We’re looking for exceptional young jazz musicians for the 5th round of Jazz North Introduces (JNI). JNI offers young musicians the opportunity to perform at six northern jazz festivals and also to receive mentoring from leading UK artists. More information at: www.jazznorth.org/introduces

Meet the artists on northern line round 5

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

Today, Monday 3 April we pleased to release the names of the latest northern line artist roster. The round 5 artists will be available to any northern promoter with a subsidised artist fee from September 2017 – 31 March 2019. For individual artist interview videos and links to their websites see: www.jazznorth.org/northern-line/northern-line-round-5/ Archipelago (Newcastle) Faye […]

2017 Jazz North Education Conference

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

If you’re involved in music education then why not join us on Tuesday 21 March at this year’s conference. If you can’t make it then you can follow the event on Facebook Live at facebook.com/jazznorth. A limited number of travel bursaries available for independent educators, unfunded organisations, artists and unfunded jazz promoters. Download the flyer […]

How can commissioning new music be better supported?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
How can commissioning new music be better supported?

We believe that commissioning new music from northern jazz artists is both important and essential. Following a sector consultation with 25 artists and artistic directors, a pilot project with Manchester-based composer and improviser Rodrigo Constanzo and research into promoters’ operational capacity, we’ve asked Art of Festivals to conduct a survey on our behalf to help […]

Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, Opportunity | No Comments
Inviting artist applications for northern line round 5

We’re looking for musicians and bands for the next round of northern line. northern line artists will benefit from subsidised performance fees for the touring period 1st September 2017 – 31st December 2018, on-going professional development including a 1 day intensive induction and a high profile showcase appearance at Manchester Jazz Festival. The scheme is […]