Three Artist Experiences of Socially Distanced Live Streamed Gigs at Manchester Jazz Festival

Three Artist Experiences of Socially Distanced Live Streamed Gigs at Manchester Jazz Festival

When mjf 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 live online with Jazz North and United We Stream as producing partners. Current and past Jazz North Northern Line artists Nishla Smith, Ubunye featuring Thandanani Gumede and […]

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.

mjf announces ‘hothouse’

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Artists, Other News | No Comments
mjf announces ‘hothouse’

A ground-breaking new year-round initiative to help more northern artists create new music.

Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Jazz North News, News, partnerships | No Comments
Europe Jazz Conference 2016 “Listening to our communities”

The National Forum of Music situated in the heart of Wrocław, Poland. 4 halls with state-of-the-art acoustic conditions. Jazz North is a member of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN) and the 22nd September 2016 was the start of the 3rd European Jazz Conference in Wroclaw, Poland. Over a weekend full of debates, showcases and networking […]

northern line Round 3 artist launch

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in News, Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments

We are pleased to be able to release the names of the 12 artists selected for the 3rd round of Northern Line. The round 3 artists will be available with a subsidised artist fee from 1 September 2015 until 31 December 2016. Northern line enables promoters to book high quality artists with low financial risk.

Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog, News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Call for bands for Northern Line Round 3

Our first post in 2015 and what better way to start than to say that we’re opening the Northern Line Round 3 application process. As in previous years, the application will be completed via an online form on this website. Any musicians interested in applying should download and read the Northern Line Guidance Notes 2015. […]

Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Get involved – Open Dors want your photographs for Autumn tour

In partnership with Outer Circle, Jazz Shuttle and with support from Arts Council England, Anglo-French quartet DORS are excited to announce a collaboration with digital artist Paul Miller on their upcoming tour. The quartet’s first performance was commissioned by Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf) and the initial project rehearsals and performance were jointly supported by mjf, Jazz […]

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