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. […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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

Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Jazz North were guests of AJC (Association Jazze Croise) at La Dynamo jazz centre in Paris last week for their Jazz Migration showcase and meetings for the JazzShuttle project.

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra sectional day with Music For Life team

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra enjoy a special day being coached by Mike Walker, Iain Dixon, Dennis Rollins and Jo McCallum as part of the ‘Music for Life’ project.