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Jazz Promoters Awards

The Jazz Promoters Award for 2014 is now OPEN!

Deadline: midnight Thursday 17th April

The Jazz Promoters Awards are a partnership between PRS for Music Foundation and Jazz Services. Applications are invited from small scale jazz promoters across the UK who demonstrate a commitment to programming music by jazz composers currently living and working in the UK. This award will support activity from September 2014 to August 2015. Decisions will be communicated at the end of May.

Two types of Awards are available:

Jazz Promoter Awards (maximum funding £2000)

  • Awards to promoters with a track record of promoting new British jazz

Fledgling Jazz Promoter Awards (maximum funding £500)

  • Awards to encourage new jazz promoters who wish to establish themselves in their first year of promoting jazz

To be eligible, your programme must reflect the main criteria of the scheme and:

  1. feature fresh, exciting and/or ground-breaking new musicattracting new audiences and stimulating existing audiencessupporting organisations who are financially stable and effectively managed
  2. contain at least 6 promotions that take place between September 2014 and before August 2015
  3. be a coherent, focused sequence of events
  4. feature British bands, where musicians are performing their own work and/or programmes featuring new jazz works by composers living in Britain

For more information, download the application form by clicking the link on the left or email Jazz Services.


Further Information

The Jazz Promoters funding scheme is run in conjunction with Jazz Services - the 'voice for jazz' in the UK. They focus on six crucial areas that promote a healthy jazz sector - touring, recording, information, international support, education and promotion.