2023 Annual Appeal

Since the South Jersey Jazz Society came into existence almost 20 years ago, we have created a vibrant jazz scene by offering and supporting a wide...

For Sale: The Bob Perkins WRTI CD Collection

The Bob Perkins WRTI CD Collection of over 2500 various jazz artists that Bob has featured on his award winning radio show is available for...

SJJS “Bob Simon” Scholarship Announced for 2023

The South Jersey Jazz Society has announced that the annual "Bob Simon" scholarship award will once again be available to aspiring middle school and...

New Series! Improvisation and the Creative Symbiosis of the Arts

Improvisation and the Creative Symbiosis of the Arts  in music, dance, jazz, and graphic art/painting with the Michael Pedicin Quartet/Quintet.Each...

Thank You!

Our Jazz @the Point 2022 Celebration of Life and Legacy of Pat Martino was a fantastic show and a huge success. There were over 30 performing...

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.

What YOU say about US…


“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