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Tips for your application

  • Make sure your audio tracks show what your band can do. For example make sure that the tracks you choose show a variety of tempo / moods
  • Provide links to your audio hosted online e.g. Soundcloud, Bandcamp, YouTube, Vimeo
  • If you mention ‘musical genres’ and influential artists in your application, make sure those genres and influences can be heard in your submitted audio tracks
  • try to be concise with your answers – nothing superfluous

How Jazz North will select successful applicants

Jazz North will shortlist the applications according to the assessment criteria. This shortlist will then be assessed in more detail by an advisory panel consisting of experienced musicians, promoters, educators and Jazz North staff. Successful bands will be informed of the dates of their festival gigs. All shortlisted bands can receive feedback about their application.

The North: Geographical Definition

For the purposes of this scheme, ‘the north’ refers to the following counties: Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, County Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley and Tyne and Wear, Yorkshire, Humber (North and North East Lincolnshire).

If you have any further questions about the scheme or need advice before making your application please contact Jazz North via introduces@nulljazznorth.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE Midnight Sunday 7th May 2017

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