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 […]

northern line ambassadors announced

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in projects | 4 Comments

Space F!ght exploring communication between saxophone, electric guitar, drum machine and groove box. Promoter Information: How to apply for a subsidy 12 bands have now been selected to be ambassadors for the Northern jazz scene between January 2013 – March 2014 as part of northern line, a new model for supporting touring for northern jazz […]

Assistant Music Leaders required for a North Yorkshire Jazz Outreach Programme

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in News, projects | No Comments

Jazz North is seeking to recruit up to three Assistant Music Leaders to work on a jazz outreach project in North Yorkshire primary schools, alongside lead musician and LCM graduate Tom Sherman (pictured). If you’re a full time or recently graduated music student who is interested in delivering music outreach activities with children and young […]

Jazz North seeks bands to be touring ambassadors for Northern jazz scene

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in projects | No Comments

Jazz North is looking to recruit up to twelve bands to be ambassadors for the Northern jazz scene between January 2013 – March 2014 as part of northern line, a new model for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across the north. northern line artists will be able to access professional development training combined with […]