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Peter Whittingham Jazz Award applications now open

The Peter Whittingham Jazz Award has re-opened for 2019, offering emerging jazz musicians funding for recording, touring, performing, promotion and much more. The winner is awarded with £5000 to go towards a creative project of their choice, with a further £5000 available for up to three ‘runner-up’ candidates’ projects. Apply now before it closes on […]

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WOMEX 2019: Call for proposals now open

The call for proposals for WOMEX 19, the 25th edition of WOMEX, is now open! It will be held in Tampere, Finland, “the big Finnish city, with a small town feel” from the 23 – 27 October 2019. If you would like to perform as a showcase artist or DJ/producer, present your film or share your knowledge as a […]

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OPPORTUNITY: Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Awards applications now open!

Help Musicians UK are now accepting applications for their Postgraduate Awards! Students entering their first or second year of postgraduate study at a conservatoire or arts institute in the UK in September 2019 may be eligible for grants of up to £5,000. Where previously the Postgraduate Awards were run on a nomination basis of Heads of […]

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How to Get More Jazz Gigs: Registration now open!

Matt Fripp’s online video course “How to get more jazz gigs” is now open for registration. This is a course intended for independent musicians who are struggling to book as many gigs as they would like. Enrolling gives you access to a series of video lessons, downloadable templates and guides, and one to one feedback […]

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Jazzahead!

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Showcase applications for jazzahead! 2019 now open

You can now apply for Jazzahead! 2019‘s European showcase on 26 April. Exhibitors, co-exhibitors and professional participants registered for all days, can hand in applications online. You can find more information about the terms and conditions here. Applications close on 22nd November 2019. apply now The music programme which takes place during the trade fair is comprised of a total […]

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Jazz Horizons: Conference & Networking Event

Jazz from Scotland is proud to announce Jazz Horizons, a new conference and networking event for jazz in Scotland! This is a great opportunity for musicians, promoters, venues, festivals and educators to get together and make connections with one another and embark on new projects. This is open to anyone interested in finding out what’s happening […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Showcase applications for jazzahead! 2019 open November

From 1 – 22 November 2018 you can apply for Jazzahead! 2019 showcase festival. Exhibitors, co-exhibitors and professional participants registered for all days, can hand in applications online. You can find more information about the terms and conditions here. apply now The music programme which takes place during the trade fair is comprised of a total of 40 artists selected […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Step Up 2018 for Emerging Bands

Jazz From Scotland is pleased to announce their new development scheme for emerging bands, Step Up. One band will be selected to be supported by Step Up. They will receive a day of mentoring from a prominent creative musician, a photo shoot and help to develop their EPK and online presence as well as a […]

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Jazz Horizons Conference save the date

Save the date: Jazz Horizons Conference & Networking Event

Jazz from Scotland are proud to announce Jazz Horizons, a new conference and networking event for jazz in Scotland! This is a great opportunity for musicians, promoters, venues, festivals and educators to get together and make connections with one another and embark on new projects. There will also be a concert on the Sunday evening, […]

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