Friday 21 February 2014

Jazz North in March

Jazz North has a number of events taking place in March for musicians, audiences, promoters and educators.

March 1st - How Do We Get More Gigs 
Capstone Theatre, Liverpool
10am until 12pm
Free but sign-up is required

The latest in a successful series of artistic development sessions aimed at professional jazz musicians. A panel of industry professional will answer questions and discuss all areas of professional development including booking gigs, relationships with promoters, EPKs and jazz media.

March 11th - 'Pathways into Jazz and Improvisation for Children and Young People' at LIJEC
Leeds College of Music
Sign-up is required

Jazz North host a session at this year's Leeds International Jazz Education Conference. A collection of speakers from across the North of England and Scotland will discuss their experiences of youth jazz education. This event is aimed at MEH leaders, musicians and educators.

March 22nd - Meet Jazz North
Upfront Gallery, Penrith
2pm until 10pm
Seminars free, concert £10 (£5 for seminar attendees)

A full day of events including a How Do We Get More Gigs seminar, a session on fundraising, an education forum and evening concert featuring BlueJam showcase, Stuart McCallum trio and Richard Iles' Microscopic.

March 24th - Funding Information Session
2pm until 5pm
Free but sign-up is required

An afternoon session offering information on different funding sources available to jazz musicians. Representatives from PRS, Arts Council and other funding bodies will discuss applications and suitability.

For more information or to sign up to one of the above events, email

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