What is JPN? JPN is a membership organisation founded in 2013. Our mission is to encourage, promote and support the development of opportunities for organisers, audiences, and artists in the realm of jazz and related music throughout the UK and ROI. What is a JPN board member responsible for? By becoming a board member of … Read More
We’re very excited to announce that tickets for the 2021 JPN Conference, ‘A New Perspective’, are now available! Join us on the 19th and 20th of November online or in person at the Southbank Centre. As we start to emerge from the music scene’s most turbulent period in decades, A New Perspective will bring the … Read More
We caught up with Natalie South, Charter Manager at Attitude is Everything, to hear more about the charity, the impact of COVID-19 on accessibility, and how their training can benefit promoters, venues and artists.
At JPN’s EGM on 1st December, elections will take place for up to four positions on the board. Rarely do this number of places become vacant at once. One of our strengths as a membership organisation is our connection with such a broad range of jazz professionals, who feedback on the work we do and … Read More
A few years ago, I attended a presentation by the charity Attitude is Everything which started with the statement that “jazz clubs are probably the worst type of venue for disabled access”! Whilst those in the know understand not all jazz clubs are in basements, the assumption that jazz and improv venues are inaccessible to … Read More
Written by Daniel Garel – Communications and Marketing Manger Hosted by Attitude Is Everything On the 15th July 2020 we were so excited to co-host the first in a series of training sessions, led by the incredible team from Attitude is Everything – a charity committed to improving deaf and disabled people’s access to live … Read More
Written by Daniel Garel – Communications and Marketing Manager A couple of weeks ago on the 24th of June, we at the Jazz Promotion Network held our first ever Open Space Event in association with Julia Payne and the hub UK. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it was a great shame that we couldn’t … Read More
Blog post by Julia Payne – Director, the hub As the mighty Sun Ra himself once said “The possible has been tried and failed. Now it’s time to try the impossible.” And with jazz promoters across the UK having to wrestle with how to keep music live, in the here and now and once we’re … Read More