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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]