A Brief History of NJF

Once upon a time a big band MD came up with the idea of organising a jazz festival. Will it work? enquired some, It’ll never work! declared others. Undaunted, the idea took root and in no time the event envisaged by Newcastle Big Band MD Andy Hudson began to take shape. Jazz North East’s Honourary…

Getting to NJF

Most venues are accessible, have excellent public transport and parking facilities.

NJF 2019

NJF2019 in Review: A look back at the first Newcastle Jazz Festival for 25 years!