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
Application deadline has been extended to July 1st! The South Jersey Jazz Society has announced that the annual “Bob Simon” scholarship award will once again be available to aspiring middle school and high school students. Bob was a long time supporter of the arts,...read more
Thank you! The South Jersey Jazz Society Mardi Gras @ the Point was a total blast! Photos were taken by Dan Myers and are available for viewing or purchase at...read more
The South Jersey Jazz Society will host two very special Jazz Christmas Concerts on December 11th and 18th at the Gateway Playhouse at 7:30pm. Performing will be the Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band with Special guest vocalist Cathy Rocco. The Concert will...read more
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