She Wasn’t Bad For a Girl

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Artists, Blog, Northern Line Artist, projects | No Comments

An all-star band featuring female jazz musicians associated with Jazz North and the Jazz Camp for Girls project have united to record ‘She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl’ by saxophonist Helena Summerfield. As Jazz North’s Jazz Camp for Girls Project Manager, Helena was inspired to write the song after thinking about some of the very […]

Jazz North Expands Jazz Camp for Girls Giving More Girls the Opportunity to Flourish Under Female Role Models

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News, projects | 2 Comments
Jazz North Expands Jazz Camp for Girls Giving More Girls the Opportunity to Flourish Under Female Role Models

Following the success of 2019’s Jazz Camp for Girls, Jazz North has made the camp bigger for 2020 and is taking it to more places across the north of England including Sage Gateshead and The Northern Jazz Centre in Doncaster. Overall, six weekend workshops will take place in February and March in Gateshead, Greater Manchester, […]

What have we been up to in 2019? #GettingJazzDone

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Artists, Blog, News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Curious about what Jazz North has been up to in 2019? We’ve been #GettingJazzDone – we’ve put together an infographic bring together all our 2019 activity.

Jazzwise magazine joins forces with Jazz North to live stream northern jazz

On Friday September 13 2019 our northern line showcase will be live streamed via a network of Live Stream Partners including Jazzwise direct from the outdoor stage at Lancaster Jazz Festival. This new network, with partners who share our aim to support northern and UK jazz scene, will increase the online reach and audience for […]

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.

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Wandering Monster at Marsden Jazz Festival 2016

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Artists, Blog, Jazz North News, News, projects | No Comments

Sam Quintana’s Wandering Monster made their second Jazz North Introduces appearance at the 25th Marsden Jazz Festival on the main stage at The Marsden Mechanics.

New northern line artist roster announced!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Jazz North News, News, projects | No Comments
New northern line artist roster announced!

We spent a day together recently in Manchester at Matt & Phreds recently and here’s a quick video introduction from the artists.