How Do We Get More Gigs?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
How Do We Get More Gigs?

Laura Jurd and Ben Lowman playing with The Simon Read Octet at Northern Line showcase at mjf 2014   On Friday 19th September Jazz North presents How Do We Get More Gigs? An afternoon of panel discussion and Q&As aimed at jazz musicians. A panel of highly respected industry figures will discuss issues including creating […]

Composer-Improviser Rodrigo Constanzo to demonstrate dynamic score software in first public performance

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Composer-Improviser Rodrigo Constanzo to demonstrate dynamic score software in first public performance

On September 18th at Fuel Café in Withington, a suite of new works will be premiered showcasing the system’s robust capabilities. This project is being supported as a Jazz North commission.

Onze Heures Onze meet Leeds Scene

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in News, projects | No Comments
Onze Heures Onze meet Leeds Scene

French musicians Alexandre Herer and Oliver Laisney were invited over to the Manchester Jazz Festival by Jazz North to meet Northern musicians.

Recording Northern line artists at Manchester Jazz Festival

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in projects | No Comments
Recording Northern line artists at Manchester Jazz Festival

Barkley McKay of Valley Wood Studio was part of the media team capturing Northern Line artist performances at mjf in July. His challenge was to record four bands at two venues in the centre of Manchester. You can read his report of the day on the Valley Wood Studio website. valleywoodstudio.tumblr.com/../recording-live-manchester-jazz-festival

Jazz Experiment selected for Jazz North Introducing

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Experiment selected for Jazz North Introducing

An outstanding band of young musicians is being given the chance to make its name, thanks to the Jazz North Introducing scheme which is run in partnership with jazz festivals from across the North of England.

Manchester shines on Northern Line showcase day

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in News, projects | No Comments
Manchester shines on Northern Line showcase day

The fine summer weather drew out the crowds to the Manchester Jazz Festival on Monday 21 July and the Jazz North Northern Line showcase day. Over 7,000 people came into the Thwaites Festival Pavilion area during the event in which 12 bands performed over 11 hours. From the midday start with The John Ellis Trio, […]

JazzShuttle rendez-vous at Jazz Promotion Conference 23rd July 2014

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
JazzShuttle rendez-vous at Jazz Promotion Conference 23rd July 2014

On 23 July Jazz North will be hosting a reception for UK promoters visiting the inaugural Jazz Promotion Network conference.

Northern line showcase 21 July @ mjf

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in News | No Comments
Northern line showcase 21 July @ mjf

Monday 21 July is the date for a special showcase day featuring 12 Northern line artists. 12 bands will play in 12 hours from 12pm at three central Manchester venues in close walking distance. All performances will be free admission. For more information about the artists see Northern line round 2 roster. Manchester Jazz Festival […]

Jazz North to join Arts Council England’s national portfolio of arts organisations

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in News, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz North to join Arts Council England’s national portfolio of arts organisations

Jazz North is pleased to announce that our application to Arts Council England to join their portfolio of national arts organisations has been successful. This is an exciting step for Jazz North as we continue to move forwards with our ambition to develop a new model for jazz delivery based upon collective partnerships. We look […]