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.

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

Eleven date northern line tour for Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments

Today is the first day of an eleven date tour for Northern Line artists Stuart McCallum and Mike Walker. Their recent album Beholden has had excellent reviews – “Grey skies and rain-soaked red bricked terraces as seen through a cosy cup of hot, sweet tea.” Jazzwise. A rare chance to catch this duo in action. […]

Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog, News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Our first post in 2015 and what better way to start than to say that we’re opening the Northern Line Round 3 application process. As in previous years, the application will be completed via an online form on this website. Any musicians interested in applying should download and read the Northern Line Guidance Notes 2015. […]

DfS – film report from first public performance

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
DfS – film report from first public performance

Filmaker Angela Guyton is documenting the progress of the dfs project. Watch her latest video.

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

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.

Take Four and a Half

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog, projects | No Comments
Take Four and a Half

Five young musicians from Bradford based quintet Take Four and a Half spent a day with Manchester based saxophonist / educator Iain Dixon as part of the Jazz North Introduces scheme.

Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

In partnership with Outer Circle, Jazz Shuttle and with support from Arts Council England, Anglo-French quartet DORS are excited to announce a collaboration with digital artist Paul Miller on their upcoming tour. The quartet’s first performance was commissioned by Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf) and the initial project rehearsals and performance were jointly supported by mjf, Jazz […]