It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a rollercoaster year for the music industry and the jazz sector in particular. Since Covid-19 hit in March, nearly everyone has seen their calendars and activity wiped out in the face of restrictions and uncertainty. But there was also a huge amount of innovation and improvisation from … Read More
We are very pleased to announce the results from this year’s EGM which was held via zoom earlier this week. Thank you to all the members who turned out to vote and for all the candidates who stood for election. After a close contest, the following candidates have been elected to JPN’s board of trustees: … Read More
At this year’s AGM, we were very sad to be saying goodbye to JPN board of trustees Kenneth Killeen and Claire Furlong, and founding Board member John Blandford, who have done amazing work with the Network. We are very excited to invite applications for new JPN charity trustees from within the membership and outside of … Read More
This research report summarises the hub’s analysis of findings from a survey carried out by the Jazz Promotion Network between 29 May – 30 June 2020. The survey was completed by 82 individuals from across the jazz sector
With continued support from our partners Attitude is Everything, we are very pleased to announce that we are now taking expressions of interest to take part in a case study which will help your venue or festival improve accessibility for events and live music performances. We are looking for two venues and two multi-venue festivals … Read More
It is with great sadness, we heard John Cumming OBE, previous director of Serious and longstanding JPN member, has died aged 71. He passed away peacefully on the 17th of May 2020 at his home. John leaves behind an incredible legacy, having delivered an array of world-leading concerts and events across the UK, as well … Read More
We write to you in the midst of unprecedented and unusual times for all, as the unfolding situation surrounding COVID-19 changes daily and we are all required to be nimble, reactive and fast-acting to ensure the safety of ourselves & our families, our colleagues, and our audiences.
5th October 2019 Leytonstone Ballroom, Leytonstone, East London Mark Kass – CEO – London East Jazz Network & Jazz East Festival Director writes… “Blimey, that was hard work!” Those were the words (or in a similar, unprintable veign) I heard myself say as I lay in bed in the early hours of Sunday morning! Turning your passion … Read More