Jazz outreach project for Esk Valley, North Yorkshire

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

A new jazz outreach project is to start in January 2014 for 300 children at the 8 primary schools in the Esk Valley Alliance in North Yorkshire near Whitby. The project is the result of a partnership between Jazz North, NYMAZ, Live Music Now and the North Yorkshire Music Hub. The lead artists will be […]

Northern line artists 'Djangologie' to undertake tour of Northern village halls

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

  Northern line artists Djangologie are to undertake a tour of five village and community halls across the North of England this October as the result of an audience development project in partnership with Highlights rural touring scheme. The venues are small rural village halls and community centres who without the support of Highlights would […]

Northern Line artist films now online

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in projects | No Comments

In Spring 2013 a panel of musicians, industry experts and Jazz North selected a roster of 12 bands for Jazz North to work with and promote during 2013-14. As part of the process we commissioned Manchester based film and TV production company MadeinM1 to make  promotional films for each band combining live performance and interviews (Microscopic featured […]

northern line artist roster update

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

The Artist Roster for northern line artists 2013-14 has been updated and can be seen at projects/northern-line-artists-2013-14. Artists are available to any promoter in the North of England with an artist fee subsidy. This means that promoters can choose from a high quality roster of jazz artists with low financial risk. The current roster of artists […]

northern line goes to Newcastle

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

Monday 22 April @ The Live Theatre, Newcastle  Live Theatre, Broad Chare Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3DQ See www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/northern-line This is an opportunity to catch four of the most vibrant bands from the Northern jazz scene who are available from the current northern line roster. This showcase is an opportunity to experience […]

Teaching jazz to Children and Young people: Seminar Report

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

On 21st March, Jazz North hosted an event as part of the Leeds International Jazz Education Conference at Leeds College of Music. The theme of the session was What can Jazz North offer Music Education Hubs?. This was an opportunity for representatives from Music Education Hubs, delivery organisations and jazz educators from across the North to […]

Richard Iles' Microscopic to join northern line

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

Microscopic – a stripped back version of The Miniature Brass Emporium We are pleased to announce that Richard Iles’ Microscopic has joined northern line. Microscopic premiered in 2012 at the Manchester jazz festival at st Anne’s church in the city centre. It was described by Steve Mead ( mjf ) as the highlight of the […]

James Hamilton @ GNBBF

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in News, projects | No Comments

On Friday 1 March award winning composer James Hamilton led the Festival Band at the Great North Big Band Festival as the culmination of a Jazz North / GNBBF project. Their set included two new tunes for the band composed and arranged by James.

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. […]

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 […]