‘Jazz North Introduces 2019’ seeks emerging new artist to showcase across the north

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 […]

Jazzahead – are you ready for export?

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Artists, Blog, Home Page, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

jazzahead! is the European jazz industry event that takes place in Bremen at the end of April every year. If you’re an artist and you feel you’re ready to start making new connections in Europe then it’s an indispensable first step. There is also the opportunity to apply for a showcase gig at jazzahead!. It’s […]

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

Call for partnership proposals to host Jazz North’s northern line showcase in 2019

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

Meet the artists on northern line round 5

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Artists, Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

Today, Monday 3 April we pleased to release the names of the latest northern line artist roster. The round 5 artists will be available to any northern promoter with a subsidised artist fee from September 2017 – 31 March 2019. For individual artist interview videos and links to their websites see: www.jazznorth.org/northern-line/northern-line-round-5/ Archipelago (Newcastle) Faye […]

Attention Promoters: Dutch Artist Showcase in Newcastle, 22 January 2017

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Artists, News, Opportunity, Other News, partnerships | No Comments

Jazz North East has teamed up with the Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) and Dutch Performing Arts (DPA) to invite promoters from across the British Isles as their guests to a full day of music by nine of the finest contemporary jazz artists from the Netherlands. Jazz North offering a limited number of travel bursaries for volunteer promoters based in North.

Wandering Monster at Marsden Jazz Festival 2016

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Artists, Blog, Jazz North News, News, projects | No Comments

Sam Quintana’s Wandering Monster made their second Jazz North Introduces appearance at the 25th Marsden Jazz Festival on the main stage at The Marsden Mechanics.

Stretch Trio debut in London at Help Musicians #PeterWhittinghamJazz 25 year celebration

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in News | No Comments

JN team in London last night for Help Musicians UK 25th anniversary celebration for the ‪#‎PeterWhittinghamJazz‬ award. Leeds’ band Stretch Trio made their London debut alongside Soweto Kinch and Patchwork Jazz Orchestra.

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. […]

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.

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