Jazz Services Research and Advocacy Papers

Publications

This section is in chronological order and deals with reports research papers and advocacy papers on jazz

Jazz – The Case for Better Investment

Jazz – The Case For Better Investment

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

November 1993

Jazz – The Case for Better Investment

National Heritage Committee Funding of the Performing Arts Minutes of Evidence Thursday 7th December 1995

Written submission to the National Heritage Committee for their enquiry into the Funding of the Performing and Visual Arts.

Maurice Healy, Chris Hodgkins and Ian Carr gave evidence to the enquiry.

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: National Heritage Committee HMSO

December 7th 1995

PRS and Classical Music Subsidy

Evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s enquiry into the Performing Right Society and the abolition of the Classical Music Subsidy.

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: The Stationer Office

May 20th 1999

A policy for Jazz in England

The Arts Council published a policy for the support of jazz in 1996 and then 4 years later it was abandoned  In Paragraph 62 ot the policy the Arts Council say clearly that they will implement the policy over five years, yet when it was dropped there was no evaluation by the Arts Council of their activities in implementing the policy and how much of what they intended had been achieved.

Author: Arts Council England

Publisher: Arts Council England

1996

Briefing Paper to Kelvin Hopkins MP and the All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group

Brief to Kelvin Hopkins MP – January 2000

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

January 2000

House of Commons Hansard Debates for the 15th February 2000

Debate on the funding of jazz led by Kelvin Hopkins MP

“indebted to Jazz Services Ltd. for providing much background information for this debate. That organisation was formed 16 years ago to promote the growth and development of jazz and is funded by the Arts …”

Publisher: Hansard

February 15th 2000

Why a National Policy for music ?

Author:Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Chris Hodgkins

May 8th 2002

Two in a Bar – Reform of Public Entertainment Licensing.

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

January 7th 2003

Connecting for the Future – A Review of Jazz in the North East of England

Authors: Chris Hodgkins/Ivor Widdison/Kathy Dyson

Publisher: Jazz Services

October 2003

The Jazz Economy Parts 1, 2 and 3

Jazz UK in three consecutive issues; September/October 2004, November/December 2004 and January /February 2005 published an in depth survey of the jazz scene in Britain. The contributors were Brian Blain, Emma Kendon, Peter Vacher, Pete Martin,Godfrey Pratt and John Fordham. I have reproduced the reports here. The report was subtitled a “A Labour of Love.”

Authors: Brian Blain, Emma Kendon, Peter Vacher, Pete Martin,Godfrey Pratt and John Fordham.

Publisher: Jazz UK

September/October 2004, November/December 2004 and January /February 2005

The Value Of Jazz In Britain

Authors: Mykaell Riley and Dave Laing

Publisher: Jazz Services

December 2006

Public Service Broadcasting Review a Response from Jazz Services Ltd

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Ofcom

June 2008

Analysis of the Business Environment for Jazz Services Ltd Business Plan 2009 – 2011

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

August 2008

Memorandum submitted by Jazz Services Ltd and the Association of British Jazz Musicians on the Licensing Act 2003  and the inequitable treatment of live music

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200708/cmselect/cmcumeds/memo/licensing/ucm2302.htm

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Select Committee for Culture Media and Sport

September 2008

Jazz Services Media Report

Authors: Mykaell Riley and Dave Laing

Publisher: Jazz Services

2009

Changing Demographics

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

September 2009

The BBC – Public Sector Broadcasting, Jazz, Policy and Structure in the Digital Age

Authors: Chris Hodgkins/Professor Stuart Nicholson/Emma Kendon

Publisher: Jazz Services

January 2010

Value Of Jazz In Britain II

Authors: Mykaell Riley and Dave Laing

Publisher: Jazz Services

October 2010

Jazz in England – High Quality, Best Value and the Voluntary Sector

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

December 2010

Written evidence submitted by Jazz Services Ltd (arts 91) Culture, Media and Sport Committee –
Funding of the arts and heritage enquiry

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmselect/cmcumeds/464/464vw81.htm

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Select Committee for Culture Media and Sport

March 2011

Written evidence submitted by the Association of British Jazz Musicians (arts 71)  Culture, Media and Sport Committee –
Funding of the arts and heritage enquiry

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201011/cmselect/cmcumeds/464/464vw66.htm

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Select Committee for Culture Media and Sport

March 2011

Jazz Services Annual Report 2010-2011 

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

March 2012

Jazz in the Media 

Author: Hester Briggs

Publisher: Jazz Services

September 2012

Jazz Services Annual Report 2011-2012 Making An Impact

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

December 2012

Changes in the attendance of young adults at jazz events

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Arts Marketing An International Journal – Emerald

March 2013

Changes in the attendance of young adults at jazz events

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Jazz Services

June 30th  2013

Jazz Services Ltd submission to the Culture Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the work of Arts Council England

Author: Chris Hodgkins

Publisher: Culture Media and Sport Committee

February 2014

Written evidence to the Culture Media and Sport Committee inquiry into the work of Arts Council England. The Culture, Media and Sport Committee decided to conduct a general investigation into the work of Arts Council England, including its scope, scale and remit.  They wish to examine the economic and artistic criteria that underpin funding decisions.  Furthermore, they sought views on whether the geographical distribution of funding is fair and the justification for the current weighting of this towards London.

Response to the BBC Trust Music Radio Consultation

Author: Chris Hodgkins

October 18th 2014

BBC Charter Review Consultation Response

Author: Chris Hodgkins

October 6th 2015

Public Investment in Jazz

Response to the Culture White Paper

Author Chris Hodgkins

April 2nd  2016

Delivering A Policy For Jazz

Authors: Chris Hodgkins, Mike Paxton

May 8th 2016

The Needs Of The Jazz Community

Authors:Howard Lawes, Lise Reynolds, Professor Stuart Nicholson, Sophie Trott and Chris Hodgkins

Publishers: Jazz Services/Jazz UK

September 11th 2016