About

Northern Jazz Promoters aims to grow the jazz audience and help members to prosper by sharing best practice and improving marketing and access to jazz for all. Membership is open to any volunteer supported organisations involved in jazz promotion in the Northern region of England.

The current management team for Northern Jazz Promoters

Steve Crocker – Jazz Leeds – chair

Gill Wilde – Grimsby Jazz projects – secretary

Judith Waterhouse – Wakefield Jazz – treasurer

Wes Stephenson – Jazz North East – North East rep

Sue Bradley – Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues – North West rep


The Northern region is alive with jazz. With a rich and vibrant community of musicians, promoters, audiences, educators and venues, the region can boast a national reputation for jazz, regularly attracting distinguished national and international jazz artists to its clubs and venues. There is also a vibrant grass roots pub scene. We believe the North has the strongest network of independent jazz promoters in the UK.

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