Women in Jazz Media and Ashaine White launch the new Kicking Down The Door Creator Fund!

9th March 2023

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A brand-new initiative created by Ivor’s Academy nominated Rising Star Ashaine White, created to support the development of outstanding female Black artists in the early stages of their careers to support the creation of ground-breaking, genre-bending and alternative original music.

The aims of the Creator Fund are:

To break down assumptions and stereotypes within the music industry by encouraging role models for future generations of female Black Alternative artists

To raise awareness of the female Black artists creating genre-bending and exceptional new music

To increase the profile of female Black Alternative Music

To encourage the creation of authentic music creation outside of industry stereotyping and assumptions

Support offered: (to 3 successful applicants):

£500 towards music project

2 x 4-hour recording sessions

1-1 mentoring/artist development discussions

Networking opportunities

Live performance opportunities

One photo shoot

Interview published in our Women in Jazz Media magazine

Promotion on our social media platforms

The fund is now open for applicants! Apply here

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