Skeltr do Iceland

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Artists, Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments

Sam Healey writes about Skeltr’s pioneering trip to Reykjavik Jazz Festival as international ambassadors for Jazz North and northern line. One Saturday morning we woke up early – A much anticipated gig was finally upon us – Reykjavik Jazz Festival. Craig and I had wished to play in Iceland since long before we knew each […]

Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Slow Loris and Jasmine revealed as the latest Jazz North Introduces beneficiaries

Two outstanding bands of young musicians from Leeds are being given the chance to make their name as this year’s Jazz North Introduces artists.

Representing the North at the Europe Jazz Conference

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Jazz North News | No Comments
Representing the North at the Europe Jazz Conference

Four intense days in Ljubljana networking and listening to artists telling their life stories across different countries and continents.

Jazz North Introduces artists The Stretch Trio win the Peter Whittingham Award

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in News | No Comments
Jazz North Introduces artists The Stretch Trio win the Peter Whittingham Award

Jazz in the North got another boost this week with the announcement that Stretch Trio have won this year’s prestigious Peter Whittingham Award.

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

Jazz North Introduces 'The Stretch Trio' at GIJF 2014

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Originally from Lancashire but now based in Leeds, The Stretch Trio are the first young band to be given their first high-profile performances as part of the Jazz North Introduces scheme. The band features Andy French (Sax and EWI), Calvin Travers (Guitar) and Tom Higham (Drums) and they recently made their debut at the 2014 […]

'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 […]