UPCOMING EVENTS

Our Mission

To advance and facilitate the promotion, presentation, education, and appreciation of America’s unique and diversified art form, jazz, in Somers Point and the surrounding communities of southern New Jersey.

South Jersey Jazz Society Recent News

Jazz Master Award Honoring Joe Donofrio

Joe Donofrio has been named the 2019 George Mesterhazy Jazz Master Award recipient  by the South Jersey Jazz Society.  A special reception will be held in his honor on March 24 that Josie Kelly’s Public House, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ from 4:00...

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SJJS Announces Winter Jazz Legacy Series

The South Jersey Jazz Society is excited to present our winter Jazz Legacy Series, featuring  interviews and performances from some of the elder statesmen of South Jersey Jazz. The Legacy series is based on an interview /performance program we first...

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What YOU say about US…

MEMBER TESTIMONIALS

“It’s great to play for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable & appreciative audience.”

– Bob Devos- guitarist, composer

“The audiences at your events tend to be more attentive and respectful than most”.

– George Mesterhazy- pianist, composer, arranger

“Don’t quit doing what you do.”

– Joanna Pascale- vocalist

“What a wonderful event. The venues are so intimate and the audiences are very respectful of the artist. It reminded me of the times that I performed in Europe.”

Barbara Montgomery- vocalist

“The festival speaks for itself! I hope it continues in its support of creative and improvisational music.”

-Rob Swanson- bassist, composer

“I thought the entire day was wonderful. The crowd was enthusiastic and the venue was terrific! It was my pleasure.

– Jeanne Bryson- vocalist

“Please keep up the good work, the festival is so valuable to our area.”

– George Rabbai- trumpter