'Jazz North Introduces' opportunity for young musicians under 25

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Jazz North Introduces is a new scheme that will provide young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance. This new Jazz North initiative builds on the mjf introduces scheme to showcase the very best new jazz talent from across the north. Jazz North will showcase the Introduces programme at the Gateshead International Jazz Festival […]

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.

How to get more gigs?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Opportunity | No Comments

The next event in Jazz North’s series of professional development sessions for musicians takes place on December 16th 2pm-5pm at Lady Anne Middleton’s Hotel, York. The event, aimed at professional jazz musicians with at least 3 years gigging experience, will focus on areas including booking gigs and relationships with promoters, jazz media and receiving press […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]