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It wasn't our initiative - although we were proud to present some of the concerts - but we couldn't be happier at the success of the inugural Newcastle Festival of Jazz & Improvised Music. Big and appreciative audiences (several gigs actually sold out), and some wonderful music right across the spectrum from straightahead standards to outrageous improv. As a snapshot of today's wonderfully wide jazz spectrum it could hardly have been bettered.

Organiser Wesley Stephenson has our congratulations, and our fervent hope that he can do it again in 2018 - and we'll be more than happy to give whatever help we can.