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 […]
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 in the North got another boost this week with the announcement that Stretch Trio have won this year’s prestigious Peter Whittingham Award.
An exciting week for The Stretch Trio as they prepare to launch their debut album
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]