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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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OCTOBER MEETING 2016 CD RELEASED

OCTOBER MEETING 2016 CD RELEASED

30/05/2018

Two of the musicians most prominently associated so far with the Going Dutch project feature on the newly released double album documenting the October Meeting 2016 held in the Bimhuis in Amsterdam. The October Meeting was one of several events to which a large group of Jazz Promotion Network members have been invited courtesy of Dutch … Read More

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FUNDING SECURED FOR EMERGING TALENT SCHEME

FUNDING SECURED FOR EMERGING TALENT SCHEME

29/05/2018

JPN members Jez Matthews and Tony Dudley-Evans have obtained funding from Arts Council England to deliver this JPN pilot project, which takes recent graduates on a UK tour of member venues. We’re delighted to announce that we have been successful in gaining Arts Council England funding for a pilot Emerging Talent scheme, providing a unique … Read More

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JPN ANNOUNCES PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME

JPN ANNOUNCES PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME

01/05/2018

Why might jazz promoters need insurance? Let’s face it, insurance isn’t a particularly glamourous topic in the jazz promoting world, but promoters should consider carefully whether they have adequate cover in the event of injury to members of the public attending gigs, or accidental damage to the premises in which they operate. Sometimes the venue’s … Read More

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GET MORE FROM A GIG AT CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL

GET MORE FROM A GIG AT CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL

30/04/2018

This year CJF is offering musicians FREE one-to-one advice on their career while they are in Cheltenham for the Festival. This year we are offering musicians FREE one-to-one advice on their career while they are in Cheltenham for the Festival. Industry experts will be available to answer questions during a short, pre-booked session. This year’s experts are: Andrew Warnock, … Read More

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