Get More Gigs!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Jazz North is to run two days of free professional development training for jazz musicians across the North of England, featuring expert speakers in areas including marketing and PR, booking gigs, applying for funding and musician-led Collectives. Events will run between 3pm and 7pm and include talks by the speakers, Q+A sessions, networking opportunities and […]

Liverpool to host first northern line showcase

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments

The first northern line showcase will take place in Liverpool on Monday 25th March at The Capstone Theatre with the line-up of ACV, Billy Moon (duo), Engine Room Favourites and Jamil Sheriff Trio. Tickets will be available for this event from the theatre. northern line artists are available to northern promoters with an artist fee subsidy. […]

How to apply for northern line promoter subsidy

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Promoters across the North can now apply for a subsidy to book up to three northern line artists. 12 bands have been selected to be ambassadors for the Northern jazz scene between January 2013 – March 2014 as part of northern line. This is a new model for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across […]

What can Jazz North offer Music Education Hubs?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments

Jazz North Education Networking Event Thursday 21 March 2013 at Leeds International Jazz Education Conference (LIJEC)   This event is an opportunity for Music Education Hubs, delivery organisations and jazz educators to meet the Jazz North team and listen to guest speakers talking about: building a new jazz delivery model based on collective partnerships improvisation in […]

ACE grant awarded to Northern Voluntary Jazz promoters

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in News | No Comments

NorVol Jazz (The Northern Voluntary Jazz Promoters Network) has been successful with its bid to Arts Council England (ACE) of £9,925 from the Grants for the Arts scheme for a series of roadshows to strengthen the jazz promoter skills-base. Jazz North worked with the network’s steering group to shape a bid around the urgent needs […]

Building partnerships update

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in News | No Comments
Building partnerships update

Since October 2012 Jazz North has established partnerships with the following organisations. More details about these projects can be found on jazznorth.org/partners. Gateshead International Jazz Festival JazzShuttle, France Leeds International Jazz Education Conference 2013 Live Music Now, NYMAZ, North Yorkshire Music Hub The Great North Big Band Jazz Festival Brass:Durham International Festival Norvol Jazz Becoming […]

Assistant Music Leaders required for a North Yorkshire Jazz Outreach Programme

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in News, projects | No Comments

Jazz North is seeking to recruit up to three Assistant Music Leaders to work on a jazz outreach project in North Yorkshire primary schools, alongside lead musician and LCM graduate Tom Sherman (pictured). If you’re a full time or recently graduated music student who is interested in delivering music outreach activities with children and young […]

Up and running!

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in News | No Comments

Jazz North is now in action and here’s an update of some of the things we have planned. During the first six months we will be providing a range of services and running a number of pilot projects. Our other priorities are to make partnerships with other organisations beyond our initial consortium. This will enable […]

'Jazz North' win bid to become new North area jazz agency

Posted by on May 4, 2012 in News | No Comments

News release A consortium with the working title ‘Jazz North’, led by jazz development agency Jazz Yorkshire, has been successful in their bid to set up a new North area jazz agency. Jazz North is a consortium of experienced delivery organisations and individuals which will build a new northern jazz delivery model, based on collective […]