Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Two outstanding bands of young musicians from Leeds are being given the chance to make their name as this year’s Jazz North Introduces artists.

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

We’re inviting expressions of interest from festivals, venues and promoters based in the North of England who would like to host the 2019 edition of the northern line showcase

6th round of northern line – artist roster announced!

Posted by on Apr 12, 2018 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
6th round of northern line –  artist roster announced!

We’re excited to announce the 6th roster of Ambassador Artists to be selected for northern line – the innovative model for touring which gives promoters the opportunity to programme high quality artists with low financial risk. Since its launch in 2013, northern line has featured 59 such ambassador artists who have performed 650 gigs to […]

2018 Jazz North Education Conference

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Jazz North News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

Make a date in your diary for the 6th annual Jazz North Education Conference.

Alt-Shift-J – Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Alt-Shift-J – Arts Council England funds Jazz North’s new Strategic Touring project

Jazz North awarded £71,646 towards Alt-Shift-J pop-up jazz festival for younger audiences.

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

northern line artists TAUPE awarded place on 12 Points

Taupe awarded place on the the innovative European emerging artist platform 12 Points 2017.

Attention Promoters: Dutch Artist Showcase in Newcastle, 22 January 2017

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Artists, News, Opportunity, Other News, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North East has teamed up with the Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) and Dutch Performing Arts (DPA) to invite promoters from across the British Isles as their guests to a full day of music by nine of the finest contemporary jazz artists from the Netherlands. Jazz North offering a limited number of travel bursaries for volunteer promoters based in North.

How can commissioning new music be better supported?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
How can commissioning new music be better supported?

We believe that commissioning new music from northern jazz artists is both important and essential. Following a sector consultation with 25 artists and artistic directors, a pilot project with Manchester-based composer and improviser Rodrigo Constanzo and research into promoters’ operational capacity, we’ve asked Art of Festivals to conduct a survey on our behalf to help […]

Improvised music in partnership with Kala Sangam

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, partnerships | No Comments

When our friends at Kala Sangam in Bradford asked for advice on which northern jazz artist might be interested to play with a visiting Indian artist Ravikiran it was natural to to think of violinist and northern line alumni Olivia Moore. Olivia, who is based in Manchester, is one of the UK’s most innovative and […]

Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Jazz North News, News, partnerships | No Comments
Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

The National Forum of Music situated in the heart of Wrocław, Poland. 4 halls with state-of-the-art acoustic conditions. Jazz North is a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and the 22nd September 2016 was the start of the 3rd European Jazz Conference in Wroclaw, Poland. Over a weekend full of debates, showcases and networking […]