Call for artists – northern line round 7 opens

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Artists, Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News | No Comments

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 […]

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 in Outside and Unusual Spaces

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Jazz North News | No Comments
Jazz in Outside and Unusual Spaces

Maja Bugge will be improvising on her ‘Cello inside the longest, highest canal tunnel in Britain

Skeltr at InJazz, Rotterdam June 2017

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Jazz North News | No Comments
Skeltr at InJazz, Rotterdam June 2017

northern line artists Skeltr were invited to perform at the Injazz Conference and Festival in Rotterdam in June 2017.

How can commissioning new music be better supported?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Artists, Jazz North News, partnerships, projects | No Comments
How can commissioning new music be better supported?

We believe that commissioning new music from northern jazz artists is both important and essential. Following a sector consultation with 25 artists and artistic directors, a pilot project with Manchester-based composer and improviser Rodrigo Constanzo and research into promoters’ operational capacity, we’ve asked Art of Festivals to conduct a survey on our behalf to help […]

New northern line artist roster announced!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Jazz North News, News, projects | No Comments
New northern line artist roster announced!

We spent a day together recently in Manchester at Matt & Phreds recently and here’s a quick video introduction from the artists.

Hold that date!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in News, Opportunity, projects | No Comments
Hold that date!

This year’s Jazz North Education Conference will take place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Leeds College of Music We’ll be confirming the list of speakers and content shortly but hope you’ll be able to save the date in your diary so you can join us. This will be our fourth […]

Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Blog, News, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Migration showcase, La Dynamo, Paris

Jazz North were guests of AJC (Association Jazze Croise) at La Dynamo jazz centre in Paris last week for their Jazz Migration showcase and meetings for the JazzShuttle project.

EJN General Assembly / European Jazz Conference Helsinki 17-21 September 2014

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in News | No Comments
EJN General Assembly / European Jazz Conference Helsinki 17-21 September 2014

For the first time in the EJN history, this annual meeting had grown into a larger “European Jazz Conference” open also to non-member professionals, artistic directors and promoters from all over Europe, aiming at becoming the main European conference dedicated to presenters from jazz organisations large and small. More than 300 people attended the event, […]