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Northern Jazz Promoters – the new name for NorVol Jazz
We are now using our new name of Northern Jazz Promoters (NJP) Read more here


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Education Partnership for jazz promoters
Network members are asked if you would be interested in taking part in the new Education Partnership for jazz promoters and their Music Education Hubs. If so please let Gill Wilde know on


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Our Latest News and Developments
The network has approved new objectives to allow membership by all promoters of jazz whether voluntary, pop up, musician led, commercial or public funded. They also approved the new “gold” logo (seen on this front page). The current set of minutes from our Manchester Jazz Festival Meeting on Sat 25 May are attached. Northern Jazz Promoters. The next meet-up (and our AGM) will be at Scarborough Jazz Festival @Scarborough Spa Sat 21 Sept 10 for 10.30am. All welcome.

See our current management group, here.


Emerging Artist Programme

Leeds College of Music, together with Norvoljazz network, have organised six jazz groups in an emerging artist programme in that took place during April and May 2019. We have agreed to run another programme with the College in April and May 2020. If you would like to book one of these bands – say as a support band, or to fill a gap in your programme in the near future, do get in touch.


See our members here | See our Venues/A-Z of clubs in North | Check Jazz days here

All the latest NorVol Jazz Minutes – click here – See the photo and NorVol banner here

Remember too, that Jazz Festivals run throughout the year! Check our Festivals page.

Changes to our website
We have updated and changed some aspects of the NorVol Jazz website. Click here for details of the changes.

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Current Events:

Trio North with John Etheridge – Scarborough Jazz

Date: 26 June, 2019

Time: 20:45

Location: The Cask Inn, Cambridge Terrace, Scarborough,YO11 2LQ

Trio North with John Etheridge – Scarborough Jazz

Since touring with Soft Machine and Stephane Grappelli in the 1970s John has become one of the UK’s best known contemporary guitarists with an awesome technique and a diversity of playing experience that encompasses the jazz, rock and classical worlds. He has appeared with greats from Barney Kessel and Dizzy Gillespie to John Williams and Nigel Kennedy. ‘One of the best guitarists in the world’ (Pat Metheny). The other members of Trio North are Ben Crosland (bass), who appeared at the club with his own trio last year, and Dave Tyas (drums).

With MG3. £7

Door open at 8 pm. Music starts at 8.45 pm

Maine Street Jazzmen – Jazz in the Spa

Date: 29 June, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Village Hall High Street Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Maine Street Jazzmen – Jazz in the Spa

Please check website for updates.

(Doors – 7:00.pm. Music 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

Unlicensed Venue. Bring your own bottle or whatever!

(Prices vary between £8 and £10)

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Gin & Jazz with Emily Brown & Jason Scott

Date: 2 July, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Alexander’s Bar & Kitchen, Skipton, 4-6 High St, Skipton BD23 1JZ

Gin & Jazz with Emily Brown & Jason Scott

Alexander’s signature evening of Gin & Jazz returns!

Break up your working week with an evening full of razzle, dazzle, delicious gins and fabulous live jazz from this wonderfully talented duo.

Our skilled bartenders are raring to go for the next event, equipped with a 40 strong gin selection complete with pairing suggestions, Gin Tasting Boards for £10 each and an unbelievable range of Gin Cocktails – you’ll be spoilt for choice.

With Emily providing incredible vocals, accompanied by Jason on piano our next evening of Gin & Jazz promises to be another incredible evening of live entertainment. Over the past year this fantastic night out has built up a brilliant following and if you still haven’t come along to find out what all the fuss is about, now’s your chance!

Join us from 7 pm with the live music starting from 8 pm. Booking isn’t necessary, but if you want to bag the best seats in the house, we recommend booking a table in advance. To book please visit alexanders-skipton.com or call us on 01756 228030.

John Pope Quintet – JATP Jazz

Date: 5 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Glyde House, Glydegate, Little Horton Road, Bradford, BD5 0AD

John Pope Quintet – JATP Jazz

North-East bassist, John Pope leads a real Northern All-Star band playing groove-driven, celebratory music inspired by 60s avant-jazz, hard bop with a modern sensibility grounded in the adventurous sounds of today’s European jazz scene.

Ticket price from £7 or £5 for members and Students.

Doors 7:45 pm, gigs start 8:30 pm

Echo 42 Big Band – Jazz in the Spa

Date: 6 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Village Hall High Street Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Echo 42 Big Band – Jazz in the Spa

Please check website for updates.

(Doors – 7:00.pm. Music 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

Unlicensed Venue. Bring your own bottle or whatever!

(Prices vary between £8 and £10)

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John Pope Quintet – Jazz Northeast

Date: 7 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Bridge Hotel Newcastle, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ

John Pope Quintet – Jazz Northeast

One of the many pleasures of jazz promotion is to see young musicians grow in confidence and creativity, and to present them in concerts that reflect that growth.

Admission £8.00 (£6.00 concessions)

(Doors 7:30 pm / Music Starts 8:00 pm)

Swing Commanders – Boston Spa Festival Weekend – Jazz in the Spa

Date: 13 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Village Hall High Street Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Swing Commanders – Boston Spa Festival Weekend – Jazz in the Spa

Please check website for updates.

(Doors – 7:00.pm. Music 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

Unlicensed Venue. Bring your own bottle or whatever!

(Prices vary between £8 and £10)

Other info links:
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Jazz Festival fringe – Jazz Cafe with B.D.Lenz trio – JazzLeeds

Date: 14 July, 2019

Time: 13:30

Location: Seven Arts, 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Jazz Festival fringe – Jazz Cafe with B.D.Lenz trio – JazzLeeds

A welcome return from Jazz Leeds favourite, US guitarist B D Lenz. Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughan and you have B.D’s recepie .This New York native has played guitar since his early teens, is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, and has studied with such masters as Mike Stern, Vic Juris, and Charlie Banacos along the way. With B.D Lenz guitar, James Rosocha- bass, Joe Falcey – drums

The B.D Lenz trio will play the first set starting at 1.30pm. The second set will be a jazz cafe and jam session featuring the JazzLeeds Voices choir conducted by Nicki Allen and the JazzLeeds Workshop small group

Tickets £10 (concessions £8 or £5). Buy online here

Zoe Rahman & Laura MacDonald – Jazz Northeast

Date: 16 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Literary & Philosophical Library 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

Zoe Rahman & Laura MacDonald – Jazz Northeast

Masala Festival

For her last couple of concerts for Jazz North East pianist Zoe Rahman has given solo performances, holding the audience spellbound on both occasions.

Admission £12.00 (£10.00 concessions)

(Doors 8:00 pm / Music Starts 8:30 pm)

This concert is presented by Jazz North East in association with GemArts Masala Festival.

Date: 17 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Northern Guitars, 41 Call Ln, Leeds LS1 7BT

Jazz Festival fringe – Nico Widdowson Trio – JazzLeeds

Nico is a pianist inspired by Oscar Peterson and Benny Green; his trio has Tom Rhodes bass Richard Moulton drums. Free admission with payf collection.

Cost: Payf

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Some clubs use more than one venue. Please check our venues page for details.

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