As well as regular gigs, the band also host the North East’s most successful big band competition and festival. The Great North Big Band Jazz Festival is a huge success every year, and we are already looking forward to the next event. With over 25 bands competing this year, the festival will have a record number of attendees.

On this site, you can find workshop information and schedules, images and videos from past performances, contact information and links to our social networking pages.

For more information, or to contact Bill Watson directly please call 01388767208 or 07958302745