OceanFirst Bank Foundation
Jazz @ the Point 2021
This year’s festival will be September 30 – October 3. In addition to Randy Brecker’s performance a number of other jazz shows will be held, free of charge, including:
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
Here Comes the Sun Weekend will rise to life on April 23-24-25 at various locations in Somers Point’s Bayfront Historic District. It will feature music, art, and other activities. This event is sponsored by the Somers Point Unique Experiences Club and the South Jersey...
We were saddened to hear about Glenn Crane’s passing on Friday, February 19, 2021 Glenn was well known for his love of music. His accomplishments included playing numerous musical instruments, writing musical compositions, years as a bandleader and talented singer....
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...
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