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Jazz North northern line and Introduces update

We wanted to keep you updated if you’re anticipating a new round of recruitment for the next rosters of Jazz North’s northern line and Jazz North Introduces. You’ll hear from […]

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DJAZZ’s Heather Spencer is our new Programme Manager

“Having been working in jazz for a few years now, I’ve come to learn a lot about the breadth and variety of jazz in the north and have had the […]

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Jez Matthews on livestreaming, garden gigs and bumpy roads ahead

As soon as lockdown happened, I wanted to try and livestream gigs, so I was pleased when pianist Sam Leak got in touch […]

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Megan Roe
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New online video magazine from Jazz North

In Autumn 2020 we broadcast our first Jazz North Online video magazine on social media, hosted by presenters Megan Roe and John Pope […]

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Releasing new music in lockdown by saxophonist Emma Johnson

During lockdown Leeds-based Emma Johnson’s Gravy Boat released a single called Where Were You Hiding? (feat. Nishla Smith). The track is the first song Emma Johnson has recorded […]

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Jamil Sherif and Katie Patterson of Rafe's Dilemma
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Arts Council National Lottery Project briefing webinar video

Are you an artist or promoter thinking about applying to Arts Council England’s re-opened project funding scheme? We’ve made an on demand webinar full of handy tips and help on […]

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Good luck Lucy!

We are sad to announce that we will soon be saying goodbye to Lucy Woolley, our Artist Development Programme Manager, who is leaving Jazz North in October to take on […]

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Artist experiences of socially distanced live streamed gigs

When Manchester jazz festival was cancelled due to Covid-19, the team raced against time to create a fully online festival. From 21st to 24th May 2020 mjf2020: Jazz Unlocked went […]

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Update on Jazz North northern line and Introduces schemes

In light of the current health emergency, we have taken the difficult decision to pause the selection processes for both the Jazz North Northern Line and Introduces schemes until there […]

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She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl – by Helena Summerfield

As a young, female saxophonist I lost count of the number of times that I was told whenever I played that ‘you’re good for a girl’ or ‘you don’t sound […]

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Making Music Online for Free webinar

Discover a range of free online music apps that can be used by music teachers, parents or anyone wanting to start making music. Enrico Bertelli of Conductive Music will be […]

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Jazz after Covid19?

A webinar with a panel of four Europe Jazz Network members talking about how their organisations have had to react and improvise solutions to the Coronavirus pandemic […]

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