November newsletter – become a subscriber!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in News | No Comments
November newsletter – become a subscriber!

Catch up on the latest news from Jazz North! Why not become a subscriber?

DfS – film report from first public performance

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
DfS – film report from first public performance

Filmaker Angela Guyton is documenting the progress of the dfs project. Watch her latest video.

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

Digital media for musicians seminar and video

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Blog, News | 5 Comments
Digital media for musicians seminar and video

Steve Lawson was our guest speaker at our “Digital Music for Musicians” seminar. Some great insights into how jazz artists can use social media to their best advantage.

October newsletter now available

Posted by on Oct 3, 2014 in Blog, News | No Comments
October newsletter now available

A round up of Autumn news from Jazz North to our subscribers went out this week. Among the items in the newsletter are: Jam Experiment at Lancaster Jazz Festival, The Stretch Trio at Scarborough Jazz Festival, Digital media for musicians, Steve Lawson, Leeds 7 October Music for Life project for young musicians in Wakefield, Rodrigo […]

Digital Media for Musicians, October 7th Leeds

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
Digital Media for Musicians, October 7th Leeds

In a continuing programme of professional development sessions for jazz musicians, Jazz North is presenting a ‘Digital Media for Musicians’ seminar on Tuesday October 7th featuring renowned solo bassist, digital media guru and writer Steve Lawson. Steve will discuss his career in music and cover areas including connecting with audiences through the internet, use of […]

EJN General Assembly / European Jazz Conference Helsinki 17-21 September 2014

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in News | No Comments
EJN General Assembly / European Jazz Conference Helsinki 17-21 September 2014

For the first time in the EJN history, this annual meeting had grown into a larger “European Jazz Conference” open also to non-member professionals, artistic directors and promoters from all over Europe, aiming at becoming the main European conference dedicated to presenters from jazz organisations large and small. More than 300 people attended the event, […]

Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

In partnership with Outer Circle, Jazz Shuttle and with support from Arts Council England, Anglo-French quartet DORS are excited to announce a collaboration with digital artist Paul Miller on their upcoming tour. The quartet’s first performance was commissioned by Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf) and the initial project rehearsals and performance were jointly supported by mjf, Jazz […]

How Do We Get More Gigs?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
How Do We Get More Gigs?

Laura Jurd and Ben Lowman playing with The Simon Read Octet at Northern Line showcase at mjf 2014   On Friday 19th September Jazz North presents How Do We Get More Gigs? An afternoon of panel discussion and Q&As aimed at jazz musicians. A panel of highly respected industry figures will discuss issues including creating […]

Composer-Improviser Rodrigo Constanzo to demonstrate dynamic score software in first public performance

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Composer-Improviser Rodrigo Constanzo to demonstrate dynamic score software in first public performance

On September 18th at Fuel Café in Withington, a suite of new works will be premiered showcasing the system’s robust capabilities. This project is being supported as a Jazz North commission.