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.

November newsletter – become a subscriber!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in News | No Comments
November newsletter – become a subscriber!

Catch up on the latest news from Jazz North! Why not become a subscriber?

Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog, News, projects | No Comments
Debut album launch for The Stretch Trio at The Hepworth, Wakefield

An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra sectional day with Music For Life team

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Blog, partnerships, projects | No Comments

Wakefield Youth Jazz Orchestra enjoy a special day being coached by Mike Walker, Iain Dixon, Dennis Rollins and Jo McCallum as part of the ‘Music for Life’ project.

Take Four and a Half

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Blog, projects | No Comments
Take Four and a Half

Five young musicians from Bradford based quintet Take Four and a Half spent a day with Manchester based saxophonist / educator Iain Dixon as part of the Jazz North Introduces scheme.

Jazz Experiment selected for Jazz North Introducing

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz Experiment selected for Jazz North Introducing

An outstanding band of young musicians is being given the chance to make its name, thanks to the Jazz North Introducing scheme which is run in partnership with jazz festivals from across the North of England.

Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in News, Opportunity, partnerships | No Comments
Jazz North Introduces:  opportunity for young northern jazz artists

Jazz North Introduces is a new scheme that will provide young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile performance. This initiative builds on the mjf introduces scheme to showcase the very best new jazz talent from across the north. A pilot version of the scheme was run earlier this year with Leeds’ band The Stretch […]

Jazz North Introduces 'The Stretch Trio' at GIJF 2014

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in News, Opportunity | No Comments

Originally from Lancashire but now based in Leeds, The Stretch Trio are the first young band to be given their first high-profile performances as part of the Jazz North Introduces scheme. The band features Andy French (Sax and EWI), Calvin Travers (Guitar) and Tom Higham (Drums) and they recently made their debut at the 2014 […]