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