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

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, […]

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 […]

Yewfield Creative Retreat

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in News, projects | No Comments

From Monday 10 – Thursday 13 March 11 musicians attended the first Jazz North residential creative retreat for artists led by Tim Garland and Veronique Raingeval in the beautiful setting of Yewfield in the Lake District. As well as band leaders and musicians from northern line round 1, the group included two Nordic Jazz Comet […]

Going UpFront in Penrith with BlueJam

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North are to host a full day event at the UpFront gallery near Penrith on March 22nd in partnership with BlueJam Arts featuring seminars, forums and an evening concert. The day will give us a chance to meet the audiences, educators and musicians in the area and see the great work they do in […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Northern Line artist films now online

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in projects | No Comments

In Spring 2013 a panel of musicians, industry experts and Jazz North selected a roster of 12 bands for Jazz North to work with and promote during 2013-14. As part of the process we commissioned Manchester based film and TV production company MadeinM1 to make  promotional films for each band combining live performance and interviews (Microscopic featured […]