Were your days in the Hebburn Crusaders among the best of your life, or how about your time in the Cleadon Marines or Simonside Hussars.
Each of these jazz bands – and many more – feature in this look back to the 1970s and 1980s.
Which jazz band were you a member of and what was your role in it? Get in touch and tell us more.
1. Leading the way in 1975
Ian Sanderson, 4, of Cleadon Marines Jazz Band in the march in Yorkshire in 1975. Photo: Shields Gazette
2. On the march with the Golden Eagles
Back to August 1970 for this view of the Golden Eagles. Were you a member back then? Photo: Shields Gazette
3. A Jarrow scene from 50 years ago
Jazz bands parading past Jarrow Town Hall in September 1970. Can anyone tell us which jazz band it is? Photo: Shields Gazette
4. Memories from 1972
The Marsden Coastliners on parade in 1972. Have you spotted anyone you know? Photo: Shields Gazette