South Jersey Jazz Society presents 3rd edition of Young Lions of Jazz

The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to present our 3rd edition of Young Lions of Jazz, featuring outstanding young jazz musicians from South...

“Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and Something Neu” – SJJS Announces Spring Series

The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to announce it 2024 Spring Jazz Series “Something Borrowed, Something Blue and Something Neu.” This three...

SJJS to Award Andy Lalasis, bassist, with Their Highest Honor

The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to announce the Andy Lalasis, bassist, has been awarded their highest honor, “The George Mesterhazy Jazz...

Update: Michael Pedicin presents An Homage to the World’s Important Jazz Saxophonists

Michael Pedicin presents An Homage to the World's Important Jazz Saxophonists featuring saxophonists Chris Farr, Carl Cox, Louis Taylor, Adam...

Erena Terakubo and Jazz @thePoint featured in Jersey Jazz

Erena Terakubo and the SJJS Jazz @thePoint Fall Festival are featured in this month's issue of Jersey Jazz. Click here to check out the article. To...

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