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Jazz North’s northern line artist showcase date announced
by Jazz North on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31
Monday 25th July is the date for 4th round of Jazz North’s northern line artist roster showcase. The day long showcase will take place as part of this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf).   Northern line is an initiative designed to benefit artists, audiences and promoters in the North of England by making high...
SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54
Three acclaimed jazz musicians from Norway visit Turner Sims this Spring, as part of a special focus on Norway. 20 years ago, in 1996, a ground-breaking moment in jazz occurred with the release of New Conception of Jazz, an album by Norwegian keyboard player Bugge Wesseltoft which mixed improvised music with electronics and...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:13
BUGGE WESSELTOFT Friday 12 February 8pm Norway’s Bugge Wesseltoft is one of the most notable trendsetters in contemporary European jazz. Since the 1990s he has made an impressive, truly post-modern transition from his ECM nordic jazz traditions, from playing and recording together with the likes of Jan Garbarek, Sidsel...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:10
Spring 2016 Jazz Listings
Lesley Jackson to join Jazz North as Executive Director
by Jazz North on Thu, 25/06/2015 - 17:21
Jazz North, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, is delighted to announce the appointment of Lesley Jackson as Executive Director from September 2015. This is a new position for Jazz North as we change from being a project funded organisation to become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO). As...
TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary
by Turner Sims Southampton on Mon, 02/03/2015 - 09:37
TURNER SIMS celebrates this year the 40th anniversary and, as part of the celebration, presented an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman on 7 and 8 February. For the upcoming events, visit www.turnersims.co.uk 7/8 Feb John Surman Weeked JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND | Saturday 7 – Sunday...
JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 15/01/2015 - 17:11
JOHN SURMAN WEEKEND (http://www.turnersims.co.uk/events/categories/jazz/john-surman-weekend/) 7-8 February 2015   As part of our 40th anniversary, Turner Sims is delighted to present an exclusive weekend of music with composer and multi-instrumentalist John Surman. John Surman is one of Britain’s most well-...
Jazz North Introduces: opportunity for young northern jazz artists
by Jazz North on Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:01
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...
AUTUMN/WINTER SEASON 2013/2014
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 30/10/2013 - 17:32
HUGH MASEKELA AND LARRY WILLIS Tuesday 5 November 8pm    Hugh Masekela trumpet Larry Willis piano   A rare opportunity to experience the intimate side of South African maestro Hugh Masekela, in a sumptuously lyrical series of duets with master pianist Larry Willis, revisiting a long...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:47
Jazz Services has received the following press release from PRS for Music Foundation, with information on another significant funding initiative for artists and bands in 2013. See the full press release below: PRS for Music Foundation selected to deliver new MUSIC INDUSTRY TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND on behalf of Arts...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:44
Jazz Services has received the following press release from the PRS For Music Foundation, who are today launching the first ever UK-wide New Music Biennial, presenting a series of brand new music commissions to audiences across the UK in 2014. From today organisations can apply for up to £20,000 to commission and...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:41
2012 is drawing to a close and the eyes of the European jazz scene are already turning to next year's JazzAhead conference in Germany.  Held from the 25th - 28th April in the town of Bremen, the conference is one of the largest of its kind and brings together industry professionals from across the jazz spectrum, with...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:18
The Garioch Jazz Club are requesting your help to win an award from Galaxy Chocolate. They are offering an award of £300 for community based projects and their secretary, Ian Crighton has applied to bring Jazz to the local retirement homes during the Jazz Festival. To show you support visit their profile on: http://www....
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:16
Made in Scotland is a showcase of some of the latest dance and theatre productions from Scotland during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It is a joint initiative between the Festival Fringe Society, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Creative Scotland - supported by the Scottish Government’s Edinburgh Festivals Expo...
on Fri, 18/01/2013 - 15:14
This Monday evening will see the first graduates from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's pioneering Jazz programme; in this two set concert, Professor Tommy Smith presents the upcoming stars of the next generation featuring some classic jazz standards from Miles, Monk, Rollins, Corea and Cedar Walton. The concert...