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 […]
We can’t believe we now recruiting artists for the sixth round of northern line! Here are the 58 bands who’ve been on the first 5 year’s of the scheme. northern line offers promoters the opportunity to book the highest-quality artists with low financial risk and enables artists to tour outside of their local area.
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.
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 […]
[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.
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 […]
The Artist Roster for northern line artists 2013-14 has been updated and can be seen at projects/northern-line-artists-2013-14. Artists are available to any promoter in the North of England with an artist fee subsidy. This means that promoters can choose from a high quality roster of jazz artists with low financial risk. The current roster of artists […]
Microscopic – a stripped back version of The Miniature Brass Emporium We are pleased to announce that Richard Iles’ Microscopic has joined northern line. Microscopic premiered in 2012 at the Manchester jazz festival at st Anne’s church in the city centre. It was described by Steve Mead ( mjf ) as the highlight of the […]
Jazz North is looking to recruit up to twelve bands to be ambassadors for the Northern jazz scene between January 2013 – March 2014 as part of northern line, a new model for supporting touring for northern jazz musicians across the north. northern line artists will be able to access professional development training combined with […]