Hold that date!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Hold that date!

This year’s Jazz North Education Conference will take place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Leeds College of Music We’ll be confirming the list of speakers and content shortly but hope you’ll be able to save the date in your diary so you can join us. This will be our fourth […]

northern line – artist application portal opens

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
northern line – artist application portal opens

Today we’ve opened the online portal for the next round of northern line. This will be the fourth round of our subsidised artist touring scheme. So far northern line has clocked up some impressive statistics: 37 bands making 350+ gigs in partnership with 130+ promoters. More information for artists can be found at jazznorth.org/northern-line/northern-line-round-4-applications Portal […]

Artephis selected for Jazz North Introduces

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in News, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Here’s our press release announcing Artephis for the latest round of Jazz North Introduces. YOUNG NORTHERN JAZZ TALENT TO GET SIX FESTIVAL SHOWCASE GIGS An outstanding band of young musicians is being given the chance to make its name, thanks to a pioneering initiative by Jazz North, the organisation devoted to nurturing and showcasing talent. […]

New members area on jazznorth.org for northern line promoters

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Over 100 promoters have now discovered the benefits of booking northern line artists – highest quality musical experience with low financial risk. The success of the scheme has meant we have needed to improve the booking request process – rather than rely on receiving email requests. This week we are launching a new procedure for […]

Lesley Jackson to join Jazz North as Executive Director in September 2015

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in News | One Comment

Jazz North is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Jackson as Executive Director from September 2015. This is a new position for Jazz North as we change from being a project funded organisation to become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). As Executive Director, Lesley will provide strategic leadership and ensure delivery […]

Jazz North sets up creative exchange between Manchester-based Efpi Records and Paris’ Onze Heures Onze

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments

Manchester-based label and collective Efpi is bound to Paris to play at festival Onze Heures Onze as part of a new international pilot programme to support creative and professional exchange between artists-promoters.

Growing the organisation – we’re adding a new position of Executive Director

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
Growing the organisation – we’re adding a new position of Executive Director

Exciting times for our organisation as we enter the next stage of our development. In April we joined Arts Council England’s portfolio of national arts organisations. This means we have the security of funding support over the next three years – and the opportunity to grow the organisation and our partnerships. At this exciting and […]

northern line Round 3 artist launch

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in News, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments

We are pleased to be able to release the names of the 12 artists selected for the 3rd round of Northern Line. The round 3 artists will be available with a subsidised artist fee from 1 September 2015 until 31 December 2016. Northern line enables promoters to book high quality artists with low financial risk.

Do you have the skills and time to become a Jazz North board member?

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in News, Opportunity | No Comments
Do you have the skills and time to become a Jazz North board member?

This is an exciting and challenging time for Jazz North. Established less than 3 years ago and we have now been awarded National Portfolio status by Arts Council England from April 2015. We are now seeking additional board members to support, strengthen and energise our Board to develop the necessary capabilities, resources and structures to […]

Eleven date northern line tour for Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments

Today is the first day of an eleven date tour for Northern Line artists Stuart McCallum and Mike Walker. Their recent album Beholden has had excellent reviews – “Grey skies and rain-soaked red bricked terraces as seen through a cosy cup of hot, sweet tea.” Jazzwise. A rare chance to catch this duo in action. […]