Grant Funds Awarded to South Jersey Jazz Society

The South Jersey Jazz Society was recently award two $2,500 grants throught the OceanFirst Bank Foundation. These grants were for the SJJS Spring...

JAZZ @thePoint 2023

JAZZ @thePoint 2023 November  2-4 A Tribute to the Saxophone Presenting some of the best male and female Sax players on the Jazz scene today!...

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...

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