Here is an archive of many photographs taken at the club over the years.

Series 1(10 parts)


This has been uploaded to YouTube with background music from the Billy Harper/Roly Veitch Quartet recorded live at the club in November 2004, before Bill retired to France. Below are the links.

1) Part 1
2) Part 2
3) Part 3
4) Part 4
5) Part 5
6) Part 6
7) Part 7
8) Part 8
9) Part 9
10) Part 10

Series 2 (2 parts)


Two collections of monochrome photographs along with some music by some of the musicians who have played at the club.

1) Part 1
2) Part 2

Two further videos

Blaydon Jazz Club - the social scene
Blaydon Jazz Club - musicians in the moment

Below is a list of our guest players who travelled from beyond the north east, over the years (in alphabetical order).
Some have been to the club many times. (apologies if Iíve missed you out.)
Bruce Adams, Colin Aitchison, Lennart Anderssen, Steve Andrews, Kenny Baker, Alan Barnes, John Barnes, Paul Booth, Asha Brewer, Frank Brooker,
Roy Cansdale, Janusz Carmello, Ben Castle, Dave Challis, George Chisholm (tpt), Kelvin Christian, Dave Cliff, Crazy Rhythm, John Crocker, Gordon Cruikshank, Fiona Duncan, Alan Elsdon, Jukka Eskola, George Evans, Digby Fairweather, John Hallam, Paul Hares, Peter Jacobsen, Dick Lee, Phil Lee, Bob Ludlam, Pascal Michot, Red Pellini, Mike Piggott, Gary Potter, Ronnie Rae, Neville Sarony, Geoff Simpkin, Kenny Sugawara, Jon Taylor, Bruce Turner, Franco Valussi, Tim Whitehead, Tommy Whittle, Roy Williams, Al Wood, Vasilis Xenopoulos.
Plus many local guest players too numerous to list.

Acknowledgement - some of the photos above are shown with kind permission of Eddie Carson, Lance Liddle, Jerry Edis and other club supporters - thank you. For more on Blaydon Jazz Club and a fantastic archive of the NE jazz scene do visit Lance's amazing Blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'.

Back to Home Page