Thursday 7 May 2015

Jazz North Introduces - Applications Open for 2015

Jazz North is inviting applications from young musicians to take part in their Introduces scheme.

Jazz North Introduces is a scheme that provides young northern jazz artists with their first high-profile showcase performances and mentoring with leading UK jazz artists. Working in partnership with Northern jazz festivals, the 2015 winners will receive the opportunity to be showcased at 5 leading jazz festivals across the North.

Benefits for selected young jazz artists
  • a high profile performance opportunity at 5 leading northern jazz festivals
  • the gigs will be paid and expenses will be covered
  • photo shoot for the band
  • video showreel for the band created from interviews and one performance
  • help with producing EPK (Electronic Press Kit)
  • mentoring from leading UK jazz artists 
 Musicians interested in entering should have recordings of their group and 75% of the band should be under 25 and live in the North of England. For full information on the criteria and application process, see the Jazz North website.

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