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

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 […]

Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Opportunity, partnerships, projects | No Comments
Thinking about studying jazz or putting your own band together?

In partnership with Darlington Youth Jazz Orchestra, Jazz North presents an afternoon of masterclasses and discussions on studying jazz, learning repertoire and playing in a small group.

Jazz North Introduces artists The Stretch Trio win the Peter Whittingham Award

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in News | No Comments
Jazz North Introduces artists The Stretch Trio win the Peter Whittingham Award

Jazz in the North got another boost this week with the announcement that Stretch Trio have won this year’s prestigious Peter Whittingham Award.