SJF Open Meeting

OPEN MEETING
NATIONAL PIPING CENTRE, MCPHATER ST, GLASGOW
22 March, 2015, 4pm
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Quick reminder about tomorrow's Open Meeting:
22 March, 2015
National Piping Centre, McPhater St, Glasgow G4 0HW
4pm

Thanks to those who have been in touch.
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SCOTTISH JAZZ FEDERATION: THE FUTURE
Open Meeting
22 March, 2015
National Piping Centre, McPhater St, Glasgow G4 0HW
4pm
(NB note revised time)


The Scottish Jazz Federation is at a crossroads. After the public meeting in Glasgow last June, at which members of the jazz community sought change, the board of the SJF took steps to re-order the affairs of the organisation. The SJF's finances are now in reasonable shape, and some of its key responsibilities such as the Young Scottish Jazz Musician have been temporarily taken on by other organisations.

If we all agree that having a national body is a priority, then we need to make provision now for a new structure and crucially a new board of trustees. There is much work to be done: practically in the areas of supporting Scottish musicians in their work through promotional resources and audience development, and through identifying and developing a new generation of promoters; and strategically through advocacy, research, networking and information sharing.

The first steps in moving to a new deal for jazz in Scotland will be taken on March 22. We hope to see you there.

Scottish Jazz Federation, Board of Trustees
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