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Getting the Gold Standard – Accessibility in Jazz Venues

Getting the Gold Standard – Accessibility in Jazz Venues

23/08/2020

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

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AiE Case Studies – New Opportunity

AiE Case Studies – New Opportunity

10/08/2020

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

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Sitting in on Disability Equality & Customer Care Training

Sitting in on Disability Equality & Customer Care Training

08/08/2020

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

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JPN Giant Steps – Summary

JPN Giant Steps – Summary

17/07/2020

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

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Giant steps? Where next for jazz in the UK?

Giant steps? Where next for jazz in the UK?

29/05/2020

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

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John Cumming | 1948-2020

John Cumming | 1948-2020

27/05/2020

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

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Covid-19 Announcement

Covid-19 Announcement

17/03/2020

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.

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JPN – NETWORK MANAGER Position

07/02/2020

JPN NETWORK MANAGER- RECRUITMENT PACK For details of the Communications Manager position, please click here. The Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) was established in 2015 as a membership organisation to provide support for the jazz sector across the UK and Ireland. Membership is open to promoters, managers, agents, labels, journalists, educationalists and musicians. We currently have … Read More

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JPN – Communications Manager Position

07/02/2020

JPN COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER- RECRUITMENT PACK (This is the page for the Communications Manager position. For details of the Network Manager position please click here.) The Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) was established in 2015 as a membership organisation to provide support for the jazz sector across the UK and Ireland. Membership is open to promoters, managers, … Read More

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Call for JPN Board Members

17/05/2019

Board Nominations The election ballot for candidates for the JPN board will be held at the AGM in Glasgow on 21 June 2019. The deadline for nominations is 5pm on Friday 7th June 2019. Candidates can propose themselves but must be seconded by one other paid-up JPN member. All candidates must email their nomination to … Read More

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