“The task of embarking on a career in music is daunting to say the least. Receiving support and guidance from organisations such as Jazz North so early on in our careers reminds us that we’re on the right track, shows there are people listening, and encourages us to work even harder.”

– Yaatri

Help us secure the future of the northern jazz scene by enriching lives through improvisation.

Every penny raised will strengthen the rich ecology of artists, promoters, and young musicians in the north of England.

Your support will enable us to provide opportunities for musicians from entry level to established performer and deliver amazing projects for young people and communities.

How you can help

A gift of any size will make a difference to our work.

If you would like to discuss making a donation, please contact Lesley Jackson, Executive Director

The difference your donation will make

Here are some examples of how a gift can help:


Pays for a bursary for a disadvantaged young person to attend a music workshop.


Pays for a masterclass for up to 12 young musicians.


Provides an emerging musician with a tailored programme of support and opportunities delivered by leading musicians and practitioners designed to support their craft and career.

Thank you

Jazz North is extremely grateful to have the support of some brilliant organisations, charitable trusts and individuals who share our passion for the jazz sector and our commitment to making this music accessible to everyone.

Thank you, we think you are amazing!