The Performing Arts Micro Bursaries support independent artists and producers with awards of between £250 and £1,000 and is administered by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation. They are interested in proposals for development activities in the performing arts where a clear and specific learning opportunity has been identified. This could be for the making of new work, research, travel, training or mentoring.
Jazz From Scotland: Europe Jazz Network Report 2017 In April during JazzAhead! Bremen, Jazz from Scotland was officially accepted as a member of the Europe Jazz Network and so recently, JFS Chair Kim Macari was delighted to attend their AGM and 4th Annual Europe Jazz Conference 2017. What is EJN? Europe Jazz Network is a […]
In April during JazzAhead! Bremen, Jazz from Scotland was officially accepted as a member of the Europe Jazz Network and so recently, JFS Chair Kim Macari was delighted to attend their AGM and 4th Annual Europe Jazz Conference 2017. What is EJN? Europe Jazz Network is a non-profit organisation whose membership (currently > 120) is […]
CELEBRATING SCOTLAND’S VIBRANT CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SCENE SCOTTISH AWARDS FOR NEW MUSIC Nominations are now open! Following on from the inaugural event in 2017, New Music Scotland are pleased to launch the 2nd annual Scottish Awards for New Music. Created by New Music Scotland, the awards will celebrate and champion the highest standards and achievements of Scotland’s […]
We have just been notified of these 2 interesting opportunities for jazz bands to apply to participate in this event in Poland in early December – one a competition and the other a showcasing possibility.
Jazz from Scotland has just received information that applications for “Made in the UK” 2018 are now OPEN! and are delighted to share the information with all our musicians. “Made in the UK’ is an annual showcase of British jazz at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), which takes place in late June each year. […]
Help Musicians UK is proud to launch the Jazz Promoters Fellowship; a new pilot programme in partnership with internationally recognised and award-winning jazz composer, educator and record producer, Issie Barratt. WHAT IS THE JAZZ PROMOTERS FELLOWSHIP? Based on extensive research revealing that women are still hugely under-represented in jazz, and compelling evidence from two roundtable […]
9am: Wake up. I’ve decided to forego breakfast at the hotel because it means I can do some work in my hotel room instead and we have to man the stand from 10am until 8pm. I have a meeting set up for 11am and I’ve just realised no-one has told me where the meeting is. […]
With jazzahead! 2017 just a few weeks away, we’re busily gearing up to showcase and shout about the wealth of Scottish Jazz talent on offer to promoters and festivals from around the globe! We’re keen to make sure the hundreds of promoters, broadcasters, festivals and collaborators in attendance at Europe’s largest meeting and exhibition point […]
NEWS! Our applications for artists to join us at JazzAhead! 2017 are now open Jazz From Scotland are delighted to be able to offer two artists (Scottish / resident in Scotland for a minimum of 2 years) the chance to attend JazzAhead! 2017 which takes place in Bremen, Germany 26-30 April. These two artists will have their […]