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Francesco Cafiso & John Beasley

Francesco Cafiso Quartet featuring John Beasley

Friday, May 13th 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., 11 p.m. – Midnight Sandi Point Dining Room This young musician from Sicily started at the age of 9 and at 13 Wynton Marsalis involved him in his European Tour. After graduating from the Musical Institute Vincenzo Bellini, he has received several international Jazz Awards. Francesco has […]

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Gina Roche w/ Jim Ridl and John Swana

Gina Roche Trio featuring Jim Ridl and John Swana

Saturday, May 14th 9:00 – 10:30 PM – Gregory’s Vocalist/Composer Gina Roche imbues a Brazilian flavor into her unique blend of jazz, blues and original compositions. Gina has toured Japan, the U.S., U.K., Grand Cayman Islands and Aruba. Gina has two CD’s, “Dawning of a New Way” and “Thankfully.” She is currently writing and recording her […]

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The Cookers

Saturday, May14th 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Sandi Point Ballroom The Cookers, featuring Donald Harrison, Craig Handy, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, George Cables, Cecil McBee, and Victor Lewis, bring to the bandstand seven heavy weight Jazz masters who helped make classic records that defined the modern idiom. They will deliver the hard-bop’s past and a hard-swinging flavor that remain […]

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Chico Freeman

The Chico Freeman Plus+Tet

Saturday, May 14th 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. – Midnight Sandi Point Dining Room One of the most dazzling masters of the instrument, saxophonist Chico Freeman, celebrates his return to the United States after more than a decade abroad. ​​Recognized ​as one of the most important saxophonists of our time with more […]

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Atlantic City Jazz Band

“The Tunes of the 20’s … and All That Jazz”

“The Tunes of the 20’s … and All That Jazz” Book Signing with Bob Rawlins and performance by The Atlantic City Jazz Band Sunday, May 15th 2 – 3:30 p.m. – Ocean City Library Bob Rawlins, author/professor/musician, will sign copies of his newest book “Tunes of the Twenties and All That Jazz … The Stories Behind […]

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All Star Big Band O’Rourkestra

Sinatra…Basie to Riddle with the All Star Big Band O’Rourkestra, Featuring Vocalist Sachal Vasandani

Sunday, May 15th 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ocean City Music Pier This performance will feature a host of first call Jazz musicians led by David O’Rourke. From the New York Jazz scene, they will highlight the original scores of Ellington, Basie and Riddle. Born and raised in Dublin, O’Rourke currently leads and writes for his […]

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Cape Bank Returns As Title Sponsor

Cape Bank will once again be the Title Sponsor for the South Jersey Jazz Society’s May Jazz Festival.  Pictured are Nick Regine, President SJJS (Left), Chick Pinto, Chief Banking Officer Cape Bank (Center), and Joe Donofrio, Artistic Director SJJS (Right). The Cape Bank Jazz @ the Point will be held from May 12-15 in Somers […]

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Latin Jazz & Wine at Beth Israel April 2nd.

Enjoy the Latin rhythms of the Edgardo Cintron Azuca Band along with a sampling of Latin wines at a special Jazz & Wine event co-hosted by the South Jersey Jazz Society and Beth Israel, at Beth Israel, 2501 Shore Road, Northfield, N.J., on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 8 to 10:30 p.m. The evening is […]

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CAPEBANK Jazz @the Point 2016

On May 12-15 the South Jersey Jazz Society will present the Cape Bank Jazz @ the Point.  The line-up and artists include: Chico Freeman Plus+tet: Orrin Evans, Kenny Davis, Reggie Quinerly;  The Cookers: George Cables, Victor Lewis, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, Craig Handy, Donald Harrison, Cecil McBee; Francesco Caliso, Orrin Evans, Andreas Varady, David O’Rourke, The Gina Roche Trio and many […]

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