RECENT NEWS

Launch of our Data Training Series 2021

Launch of our Data Training Series 2021

31/03/2021

Over the next few weeks, the Jazz Promotion network in partnership with Julia Payne from the hub will be presenting five training sessions focussed on data! We have amassed a series of sessions which will cover some very useful skills and information to help you, your business or your creative practise thrive. 2020 brought an … Read More

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Information about the new JPN membership system

Information about the new JPN membership system

26/02/2021

We are very excited to announce that our new membership platform is ready to be rolled out! At first, the new system will only be available to existing members in order for us to onboard the existing base, and in due course this will become the new method for signing up new members in the … Read More

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Brexit Advice For the Jazz Sector

Brexit Advice For the Jazz Sector

14/01/2021

Happy New Year! I trust you had a restful break over the holidays. You will no doubt be aware of the immediate challenges faced by everyone in the jazz sector at this time – namely Brexit and the continuing restrictions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. To help you weather the storm, we’ve carefully selected a list … Read More

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2020 Wrap-up

2020 Wrap-up

18/12/2020

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

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Welcome newly elected board members

Welcome newly elected board members

04/12/2020

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

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EGM 2020 – Sign-up to attend

EGM 2020 – Sign-up to attend

17/11/2020

On the 1st of December at 14.00, the Jazz Promotion Network is hosting an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to vote in new candidates to the board of trustees. After having closed applications last week to fill the remaining 5 vacancies, we are very pleased to announce that we have seven candidates up for consideration. You can read more … Read More

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Why this year’s EGM is so important

Why this year’s EGM is so important

29/10/2020

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

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Board recruitment for EGM 2020

Board recruitment for EGM 2020

01/10/2020

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

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Jazz In The Pandemic – 2020 Survey Report

Jazz In The Pandemic – 2020 Survey Report

01/10/2020

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

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AGM 2020

AGM 2020

03/09/2020

Papers and details On the 22nd of September at 14.00, we are hosting the JPN Annual General Meeting. This will happen using videoconferencing software, enabling us to get together as a Network despite the physical barriers to us meeting in person. During the meeting we will be taking stock of the successes and challenges within … Read More

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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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