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
The South Jersey Jazz Society year’s Bob Simon Scholarship Award will go to Grant Johnson. Grant is the recipient of many music awards including The Outstanding Soloist at the Music in the Park Festival. He is a very talent saxophone player now attending Oakcrest...
SJJS pleased to announce Randy Brecker will be appearing at the OceanFirst Bank Foundation 2020 Jazz@thePoint Festival
Updated 10/6/20 The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to announce that Jazz great Randy Brecker will be appearing at the OceanFirst Bank Foundation 2020 Jazz@thePoint Festival that will take place in and around Somers Point from November 13-15. Mark your calendar...
The South Jersey Jazz Society is pleased to announce the first event of our “Young Lions of Jazz” series. This series will feature young jazz musicians from South Jersey presenting an entertaining and enlightening performance and interview. We will learn...
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