She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl – Jazz Camp for Girls by Helen Summerfield

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Blog, Jazz North News, News, partnerships | No Comments
She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl – Jazz Camp for Girls by Helen Summerfield

As a young, female saxophonist I lost count of the number of times that I was told whenever I played that ‘you’re good for a girl’ or ‘you don’t sound like a girl’. Now, I’m sure these comments were only meant as a compliment but the truth was they niggled at me. What does a […]

She Wasn’t Bad For a Girl

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Artists, Blog, Northern Line Artist, projects | No Comments

An all-star band featuring female jazz musicians associated with Jazz North and the Jazz Camp for Girls project have united to record ‘She Wasn’t Bad for a Girl’ by saxophonist Helena Summerfield. As Jazz North’s Jazz Camp for Girls Project Manager, Helena was inspired to write the song after thinking about some of the very […]

What have we been up to in 2019? #GettingJazzDone

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Artists, Blog, News, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Curious about what Jazz North has been up to in 2019? We’ve been #GettingJazzDone – we’ve put together an infographic bring together all our 2019 activity.

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.

Cinclus Cinclus – a language-free improvisation production for small children

A new concert production for children that could work anywhere in the world and not be dependent on a particular language.

2017 Jazz North Education Conference

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments

If you’re involved in music education then why not join us on Tuesday 21 March at this year’s conference. If you can’t make it then you can follow the event on Facebook Live at facebook.com/jazznorth. A limited number of travel bursaries available for independent educators, unfunded organisations, artists and unfunded jazz promoters. Download the flyer […]

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.

Jazz North Introduces 2016

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in Jazz North News, News, Opportunity | No Comments
Jazz North Introduces 2016

We’ve now opened the application form for Jazz North Introduces 2016. Jazz North Introduces offers young northern jazz artists aged between 16 and 25 their first high-profile showcase performances plus mentoring with leading UK jazz artists.

Speakers for 2016 Education Conference confirmed

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Blog, News, Opportunity | No Comments

We are pleased to announce the speakers for our 2016 Jazz education conference and networking day. Gary Crosby OBE, Tomorrow’s Warriors (Keynote), Heidi Johnson, Director NYMAZ, Chris Sharkey, artist & educator, Ian Chalk, York Music Forum