The United Kingdom Federation of Jazz Bands is run by a team of elected officers from across the UK.
If you wish to send any comments or suggestions to any of the officers, please click here Please remember to include your full name and band.
Mrs Carol Blackborough
Call: 07742 375612
Office hours: Monday 9.30 – 3.15; Wednesday 9.30 – 12.30
Write to: United Kingdom Federation of Jazz Bands, c/o Byker Community Centre, 153 Hedlam Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2DX.
Honorary President & Trustee
Mr Garfield Bishop B.E.M.
Based in Wales, Garfield was the founder of the World Championships which was first held in 1974, and his band Fochriw Mini Paraders competed for many years in the UK. Garfield has been with the movement since the early 70's and was a key player in the formation of the United Kingdom Federation of Jazz Bands which was set up to stop the exploitaiton from carnival organisations.
Mrs Carol Mee
Carol has been with the movement for many years running Blucher Bluetonians as well as being part of the Tyne Tees Association. The past few years Carol has represented the Northern Region as Chairperson, before taking up her current post for the UKFJB.