Jazz North is giving one emerging band the chance to showcase their music at six leading jazz festivals in the north. Yaatri, based in Leeds, are the latest beneficiaries of Jazz North Introduces, a scheme which will offer them high-profile exposure at festivals in Lancaster, Marsden, Liverpool, Gateshead, Manchester and Durham, alongside career support and […]
Applications are now open for the new round of our emerging artist scheme, Jazz North Introduces. Created to support artists in the first steps of their professional career, the scheme gives one exciting new ensemble their debut on the touring circuit. Alongside career development from Jazz North and mentoring from an established artist, the selected […]
We are now recruiting artists for Round 7 of our flagship artist support scheme. northern line is an innovative scheme which supports jazz artists career development, through subsidised touring, mentoring and industry support. Since launching its first round in 2013, the scheme has supported 67 bands with over 700 gigs. Artists wishing to apply to […]
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.
We’re inviting expressions of interest from festivals, venues and promoters based in the North of England who would like to host the 2019 edition of the northern line showcase
This is an exciting and challenging time for Jazz North. Established less than 3 years ago and we have now been awarded National Portfolio status by Arts Council England from April 2015. We are now seeking additional board members to support, strengthen and energise our Board to develop the necessary capabilities, resources and structures to […]
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. […]
Jazz North seminar in Leeds on March 24th in Leeds explaining funding sources available for jazz musicians. The session will take place at Leeds Club on Albion Street and will run from 2pm until 5pm. A panel of representatives from funding sources and successful artists will share experiences on criteria, successful applications, tips on applying and […]