Our annual Secondary Schools' fundraiser!


Sunday, September 5th sees one of the highlights of the year with our fundraising show for Taranaki secondary schools' music departments. We have record entries this year with Francis Douglas Memorial College, Waitara High School. Spotswood College, Hawera High School. Sacred Heart College, 

 NPBHS and NPGHS all featuring their young jazz musicians.

The talent displayed by these young people is tribute to the calibre
of tutoring in Taranaki.

Above at practice are Francis Douglas students Andre Cronin- Nwofor (saxophone), Joel Leauga (Double Bass), Sreeram Murugaiyen (drums), Clarence Chan (piano) 

Doors open at The New Plymouth Club at 3.345pm for a 4.30pm start.
CASH DOOR SALES ONLY. Families $30, adults $15

 Immediately prior to Schools' Day.

   Bring your friends and family as you can't afford to miss this amazing display of young local, musical talent.

PLEASE NOTE: For reservations for 4 or more or if you have special needs

email Gaye:  [email protected] or phone 06 758 0120 by 10am on the day

An extensive bistro meal is available at



New members welcome - Subscriptions: $25 Single. $50 Double


EVERY THURSDAY from 6.30 pm The Mike Gordon Jazz Collective plays at The Fitz (formerly The Fitzroy Tavern). Join them for an evening of top music, a pub meal and great company. 6.30pm to 8.30pm for the band, but stay as late as you wish.

2021 Taranaki Jazz Club events

(From 4.30 - Doors open at The NP Club, Gill St, 3.45pm)

February 14th: The Lauren Nottingham Quartet

March 7th: The Viva Jazz Quartet - Auckland

April 4th: Evan Silva & The Silva Service - Waikato/Auckland

May 2nd: The Ritz Big Band - Taranaki

June 6th: Neon Quaver Quartet  - Auckland

July 4th: Ben Wilcock & The Jelly Rolls (Harlem Stride) - Wellington

August 1st: Retro Pack "Jazz on Broadway Show' - Wellington

September 5th : Our Secondary School Fundraiser for Taranaki's young jazz talents  AGM 2.45pm prior

October 3rd: The Sharp 4s - Blues Band - Wellington

November 7th: 'The Great Taranaki Steam Band' Taranaki's biggest big band directed by Christopher Luke - Taranaki

December 5th: 'The River City Jazzmen' Dixieland at it's absolute best - Christchurch


Start times are from 4.30pm with doors opening strictly at 3.45pm after sound check is completed.