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 […]

Richard Ormrod to lead Manchester Youth Jazz weekend September 2015

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North Ambassador Artist Richard Ormrod is to lead a weekend jazz workshop for young musicians 11-18 in Manchester. Richard arranges for, educates and conducts musicians of all ages and abilities, in both musicianship and improvisation at projects such as Dales Jam and the Jam Factory. The course is being run by Brighter Sound and […]

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. […]

Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

In partnership with Darlington Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jazz North presents an afternoon of masterclasses and discussions on studying jazz, learning repertoire and playing in a small group.

Call for young Northern jazz artists for Jazz North Introduces 2015!

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Call for young Northern jazz artists for Jazz North Introduces 2015!

We’re launching the third round of Jazz North Introduces today. Jazz North Introduces is a scheme that provides young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile showcase performances and mentoring with leading UK jazz artists.

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 […]

Education Networking Conference

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Blog, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Education Networking Conference

Jazz North is to host their 3rd Jazz Education Conference at Leeds College of Music on 17th March