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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CAPEBANK Jazz @ the Point 2015

CAPEBANK Jazz @ the Point 2015

Click here for tickets! This year’s CAPEBANK Jazz @ the Point could be viewed as three jazz festivals rolled into one. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to sample three distinct jazz experiences between May 14th -17th. The first will be two performances for those fans of traditional New Orleans jazz.  On Friday, May 15 […]

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SJJS “Bob Simon” Scholarship

The South Jersey Jazz Society has announced that the annual “Bob Simon” scholarship award will once again be available to aspiring middle school and high school students.  Bob was a long time support of the arts, and specifically jazz in southern New Jersey The purpose of this scholarship is to give aspiring student musicians a chance […]

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Ocean First Charity Challenge

We have a wonderful opportunity to spread the WORD about The South Jersey Jazz Society (SJJS). OceanFirst Bank has invited The SJJS to participate in a Crowdfunding Challenge from April 18-May 16. OceanFirst will award $20,000 to the nonprofit that raises the highest amount, with additonal weekly financial prizes for highest amounts raised. Crowdfunding Challenges do for nonprofits […]

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SJJS Presents A Gypsy Jazz Event

South Jersey Jazz Society  presents Ameranouche The award winning Ameranouche (pronounced uh-Mare-uh-noosh) plays a passionate style of music they call “Gypsy Flamenco Swing.”  They are veterans of the Newport Jazz Festival, Djangofest Northwest, Muzikfest Bethlehem, PA and the National Press Club.  The name is derived from two words: American and Manouche, the gypsy tribe of guitarist Django Reinhardt.  […]

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Enrico Granafei

SJJS & Trumpet’s Jazz Club present Enrico Granafei Quartet

South Jersey Jazz Society & Trumpet’s Jazz Club  present Enrico Granafei Quartet   Harmonica virtuoso, classical guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger, composer Enrico Granafei has a long history of musical experience which encompasses both Classical Music and Jazz. Enrico After earning  a degree in classical guitar from the Conservatory of l’Aquila in Italy  , Enrico started to […]

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Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet

  Hendrik Meurkens has long doubled successfully on vibraphone and the chromatic harmonica. Now, more than 25 years into his recording career as a leader, he stands as arguably the most fluid and fluent jazz harmonica player this side of the great Toots Thielemans…’ – JazzTimes May 2016 – Philip Booth Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet Hendrik […]

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Gabriela Anders “Los Dukes” Latin tribute to Duke Ellington

“Los Dukes” Gabriela Anders Quintet…featuring songs from the Duke Ellington’s catalog, done in wildly distinctive Latin American styles, …with New York City’s baddest gauchos ! Gabriela Anders . . . is one of the most accomplished and appealing contemporary vocalists on the scene today. Her debut album on Warner Jazz, “Wanting,” enjoyed much success and critical […]

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SJJS 2016 Scholarship Award Recipient

2016 “Bob Simon” Scholarship Award

The South Jersey Jazz Society recently selected David Greenwood as their 2016 “Bob Simon” Scholarship Award recipient.  Picture left to right in the attached photo are David Hughes, CFO, Shore Medical Center, Ed Vezinho, Education Committee, SJJS, Michael Pedicin, Education Chair, SJJS, David Greenwood, Al Paramito, Treasurer, SJJS, and Ron Johnson, CEO & President, Shore […]

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The O’Rourkestra: Rhythm Section

Sunday, May 15th 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ocean City Music Pier Tickets: All Events Tickets | Sunday Events Only Tickets | Music Pier Only Tickets Along with David O’Rourke and Sachal Vasandani, the personnel for this performance will include: RHYTHM: Neal Kirkwood Piano Neal Kirkwood is a composer, pianist, arranger and bandleader living in New York City. He holds a master’s degree in […]

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The O’Rourkestra: Saxophones

Sunday, May 15th 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ocean City Music Pier Tickets: All Events Tickets | Sunday Events Only Tickets | Music Pier Only Tickets Along with David O’Rourke and Sachal Vasandani, the personnel for this performance will include: SAXOPHONES: Tim Ries – Alto and woodwind Saxophonist, composer, arranger, producer and educator Tim Ries received degrees from both The University of North Texas […]

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The O’Rourkestra: Trombones

Sunday, May 15th 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Ocean City Music Pier Tickets: All Events Tickets | Sunday Events Only Tickets | Music Pier Only Tickets Along with David O’Rourke and Sachal Vasandani, the personnel for this performance will include: TROMBONES: Ryan Keberle Few musicians have managed to navigate the richly varied avenues of New York City’s abundant music scene with the same […]

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