Jazz outreach project for Esk Valley, North Yorkshire

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

A new jazz outreach project is to start in January 2014 for 300 children at the 8 primary schools in the Esk Valley Alliance in North Yorkshire near Whitby. The project is the result of a partnership between Jazz North, NYMAZ, Live Music Now and the North Yorkshire Music Hub. The lead artists will be […]

Archive: Band applications now invited for northern line 2014-15

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

[random-image attachmentids=”1414,1415,1416,1421,1445,1438,1431,1430,1428,1427,1425,1423,1422″] Picture: artists from northern line round 1 [closed 13.1.2014] Applications are now open for round 2 of northern line, Jazz North’s innovative scheme for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across the north of England.

Northern line artists 'Djangologie' to undertake tour of Northern village halls

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

  Northern line artists Djangologie are to undertake a tour of five village and community halls across the North of England this October as the result of an audience development project in partnership with Highlights rural touring scheme. The venues are small rural village halls and community centres who without the support of Highlights would […]

Jazz North: further board opportunities

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Further to successfully recruiting a team of new board members we have positions available for individuals with energy, enthusiasm and professional expertise in one or more of the following areas: Jazz practitioner with broad experience Fundraising (public and private sector) Finance Music education Digital technologies As a Board member you will have excellent communication skills […]

Meet The Dors, a new UK-France JazzShuttle collaboration

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in News, partnerships | No Comments

The Dors are a new UK-France collaboration uniting four musicians at the forefront of contemporary improvisation, composition and performance. Christophe de Bezenac and Sharkey are best known as two thirds of the critically-acclaimed, cutting edge trioVD, the band who took “a sledgehammer to preconceived limitations of jazz”. Eve Risser and Yuko Oshima are Donkey Monkey, […]

Board Director opportunities with Jazz North

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

We are looking for exceptional people with the profile, reputation and skills necessary to act as a powerful ambassador for Jazz North in any forum. A belief in the value of music and its creative community is essential; enthusiasm for jazz is desirable, though not essential. As a Board member you will have excellent communication […]

northern line artist roster update

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

The Artist Roster for northern line artists 2013-14 has been updated and can be seen at projects/northern-line-artists-2013-14. Artists are available to any promoter in the North of England with an artist fee subsidy. This means that promoters can choose from a high quality roster of jazz artists with low financial risk. The current roster of artists […]

Commission opportunities for Brass: Durham International Festival 2014

Posted by on Jun 13, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Covering a fortnight of diverse events in July, Brass: Durham International Festival takes one of England’s most cherished musical traditions and challenges artists and audiences to explore its past, present and future with fresh eyes and ears. Brass: Pitch is an open call to creative practitioners, individual or collective, based in England working in any […]

Northern Music Consortium awarded £150,000 Catalyst Arts Bid

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in News | No Comments

Jazz North and fellow northern music organisations Durham Music Service, Soundwave Cumbria, InterOpera Ltd and National Youth Choirs Great Britain teamed together to bid for funding to help secure their future. Arts Council England has awarded almost £150,000 to the Northern Music Consortium through its Catalyst Arts: building fundraising capacity fund, which aims to boost […]

Howard Assembly Room date for northern line showcase

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in News | No Comments

On the evening of Monday 10th June Jazz North is offering the opportunity to come and listen to four very different examples of contemporary UK jazz at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds. The four bands have been chosen from Jazz North’s northern line rostra of artists. There is a common theme of acoustic jazz which […]