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Here to Stay conference report published by Jazzwise

Here to Stay conference report published by Jazzwise

08/12/2023

Kinch’s forthright address to the 150-plus conference delegates (a record attendance for a JPN event) focussed on the need for uncompromising truth, in the telling of the history of jazz and the history of slavery, racism and denial within jazz.

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JPN Conference 2023 – INFORMATION

JPN Conference 2023 – INFORMATION

17/10/2023 Final information about Here to Stay - the JPN Conference 2023 Our Birmingham colleagues have arranged some exciting fringe activities which you can also attend while you are at the conference. After the first night of showcasing on 31st October, we invite you to join us for a late-night jam session at The Spotted Dog. [...] Read More
Speakers and artists announced for JPN Conference 2023

Speakers and artists announced for JPN Conference 2023

28/09/2023 Announcing the speakers and showcase and special guest performers for the JPN CONFERENCE 2023 in Birmingham.THE CONFERENCE - 13.00-17.00 Oct 31 and 10.30- 17.00 Nov 1. DAY 1 Starting at 1pm on Oct 31 at B:Music (Symphony Hall) with Soweto Kinch’s Keynote address, conference sessions will cover Inclusivity in Jazz, International working post-Brexit,  Jazz and [...] Read More
2023 Jazz Promotion Network Conference Announced!

2023 Jazz Promotion Network Conference Announced!

04/05/2023

JPN are excited to announce that the 2023 JPN Conference will be held in Birmingham from 31st October – 2nd November. The three-day event will feature industry roundtables, artist showcases and networking opportunities for anyone working in or around jazz. We are pleased to confirm that Soweto Kinch will join us as keynote speaker for the conference. This … Read More

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Arts Council England funding webinars

Arts Council England funding webinars

26/01/2023

Involved in jazz in England and want to know about how to secure funding? We are hosting two free webinars on Zoom in collaboration with Arts Council England (ACE) about their funding opportunities for people and organisations involved in jazz. The webinars will cover:– What funding opportunities you can apply for– How to apply and … Read More

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Ian Patterson’s JPN Conference 2022 Overview

Ian Patterson’s JPN Conference 2022 Overview

17/11/2022

Writer and journalist Ian Patterson surveys Where Pathways Meet: the JPN Conference 2022 Belfast’s The MAC was host to Jazz Promotion Network’s (JPN) annual conference on the 3rd and 4th of November.  The JPN is the only network dedicated to supporting and promoting jazz across the UK and Ireland. Its growth in membership over the past decade … Read More

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JPN Conference Programme Announced in Full

JPN Conference Programme Announced in Full

06/10/2022

We’re very excited to share with you the complete schedule for Where Pathways Meet: the 2022 JPN Conference! Taking place at The MAC, in Belfast’s vibrant Cathedral Quarter on Wednesday 3 & Thursday 4 November, the conference will bring the UK and Irish jazz sector together to focus on the most important issues and topics in jazz right … Read More

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Bursaries available for JPN conference

Bursaries available for JPN conference

15/09/2022

We are pleased to announce the launch of a bursary scheme to attend the JPN conference in Belfast this November.  Taking place at The MAC, in Belfast’s vibrant Cathedral Quarter on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 November, the conference will bring the UK and Irish jazz sector together to focus on the most important issues … Read More

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Tickets now on sale for the 2022 JPN Conference: Where Pathways Meet

Tickets now on sale for the 2022 JPN Conference: Where Pathways Meet

14/09/2022

We are delighted to announced that registration is now open for the 2022 Jazz Promotion Network conference, ‘Where Pathways Meet’. Taking place at The MAC, in Belfast’s vibrant Cathedral Quarter on Wednesday 3 & Thursday 4 November, the conference will bring the UK and Irish jazz sector together to focus on the most important issues and topics in jazz right now. … Read More

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Opportunity: Freelance Communications and Admin Manager

Opportunity: Freelance Communications and Admin Manager

30/06/2022

We are looking for a Communications and Admin Manager to join us freelance for three months from the beginning of September to support work around the annual Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) conference and general communications support. This year, JPN is bringing its annual conference to Northern Ireland for the very first time. On Thursday 3 … Read More

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Save the date for the 2022 JPN conference!

Save the date for the 2022 JPN conference!

15/06/2022

We’re thrilled to announce that the 2022 JPN Conference will be heading to Belfast on 3 and 4 November 2022. The two-day event will feature industry roundtables, keynote speakers, artist showcases and networking opportunities for anyone working in or around jazz. Building on the outcomes of the regional consultations held throughout the UK, the 2022 JPN conference at The … Read More

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