12 bands and a solo artist for northern line round 2 roster

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014 in News, projects | No Comments

Jazz North announced the names of artists who will be joining their northern line roster on stage at The Liverpool Jazz Festival today. Northern line is Jazz North’s innovative scheme for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across the north of England. The scheme aims to encourage new or cautious promoters to book selected northern […]

Jazz North education networking seminar 11 March 2014

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in News, partnerships | No Comments

Theme: Pathways into jazz and improvisation for children and young people 12pm – 3pm Tuesday 11th March Leeds College of Music 3 Quarry Hill Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7PD This is an opportunity to find out what Jazz North can offer Music Education Hubs and the jazz education sector and hear case studies from hubs […]

Manchester Youth Jazz Collective Spring 2014

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in News, projects | No Comments

Jazz North, Brighter Sound, One Education and The Northern School of Jazz are working in partnership to run a series of Manchester Youth Jazz collective workshops at Band on the Wall this Spring. Activities run over two Sunday afternoons (16th Feb and 16th March) and a three day Easter course (7th-9th April). For young instrumentalist and […]

'Jazz North Introduces' opportunity for young musicians under 25

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Jazz North Introduces is a new scheme that will provide young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance. This new Jazz North initiative builds on the mjf introduces scheme to showcase the very best new jazz talent from across the north. Jazz North will showcase the Introduces programme at the Gateshead International Jazz Festival […]

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 […]

Archive: Band applications now invited for northern line 2014-15

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

[random-image attachmentids=”1414,1415,1416,1421,1445,1438,1431,1430,1428,1427,1425,1423,1422″] Picture: artists from northern line round 1 [closed 13.1.2014] Applications are now open for round 2 of northern line, Jazz North’s innovative scheme for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across the north of England.

How to get more gigs?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Opportunity | No Comments

The next event in Jazz North’s series of professional development sessions for musicians takes place on December 16th 2pm-5pm at Lady Anne Middleton’s Hotel, York. The event, aimed at professional jazz musicians with at least 3 years gigging experience, will focus on areas including booking gigs and relationships with promoters, jazz media and receiving press […]

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 […]

Jazz North: further board opportunities

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Further to successfully recruiting a team of new board members we have positions available for individuals with energy, enthusiasm and professional expertise in one or more of the following areas: Jazz practitioner with broad experience Fundraising (public and private sector) Finance Music education Digital technologies As a Board member you will have excellent communication skills […]

Meet The Dors, a new UK-France JazzShuttle collaboration

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in News, partnerships | No Comments

The Dors are a new UK-France collaboration uniting four musicians at the forefront of contemporary improvisation, composition and performance. Christophe de Bezenac and Sharkey are best known as two thirds of the critically-acclaimed, cutting edge trioVD, the band who took “a sledgehammer to preconceived limitations of jazz”. Eve Risser and Yuko Oshima are Donkey Monkey, […]