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JAZZ PROMOTERS FELLOWSHIP

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 […]

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A Day At JazzAhead!

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. […]

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Call for Artist Submissions

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 […]

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JazzAhead!

NOW OPEN – Applications to attend Jazzahead! 2017

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 […]

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Jazz Horizons

Jazz Horizons is collaborative, hands on workshop for Jazz Musicians; already working or hoping to work in Scotland, the UK and internationally. Venue: South Block, 60-64 Osborne Street, Glasgow, G1 5QH, 9.30am to 4pm Get your free ticket

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Young Jazz Winner is David Bowden!

Double bassist David Bowden has been announced as the 2017 Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the year after a stand out performance at the live final in Glasgow on February 1st. Five musicians made it through to the final at Mitchell Theatre in Glasgow; David Bowden, Stephen Henderson, Fergus McCreadie, Conor Murray and Joe Williamson. […]

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Young Scottish Jazz Musician Finalists Announced

Congratulations to all who have made it to the 2017 final.   Conor Murray (Bass) Photo Credit: Derek Clark Photography After three years of playing the electric bass and exploring various genres Conor (Born in Donegal Ireland) picked up the Double Bass. His interest in fusion music, particularly the group Weather Report, gradually steered his […]

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Jazzahead Showcasing: Apply by 31st October

Jazzahead Showcasing – NB. Final days to apply Jazz ahead! is the largest annual Jazz conference held in Bremen each year.  Each night there are showcases that allow musicians to present themselves and their music to important industry professionals as well as a broad audience.

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Notice of Public Meeting

JAZZ FROM SCOTLAND: Notice of Public Meeting Date: Friday 4th November 2016 / 1pm – 2pm Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR Jazz from Scotland invites all musicians, teachers, industry professionals and other members of the jazz community to a public meeting on Fri. 4th Nov 2016 to be held in the Scottish Storytelling […]

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