2024 South Jersey Jazz@thePoint Festival “BASSes Loaded”

Organizers for this 3 day events are proud to offer a first class lineup of some of the best jazz bassist around including at the Gateway Playhouse: John Pattittuci (Saturday) and his Brazilan Trio, Brian Bromberg ( Friday) in a tribute to Scott Lafaro, Ciara Moser...

2024 Annual Appeal

Help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The South Jersey Jazz Society by contributing to the 2024 Annual Appeal. In the 20 years that have elapsed we have created a vibrant jazz scene by offering and supporting a wide variety of jazz performances.  Some of our...

Bassist Andy Lalasis: A career surrounded by greatness

By Bruce KlauberPreview by permission. Read the full article on ShoreLocalNews.com Bassist Andy Lalasis is known as a “first call player.” For those not in the music business, when any top-tier singer, band, orchestra or ensemble is in need of a bass player – whether...

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

Updated 5/21/2024 Help Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the South Jersey Jazz Society by honoring bassist, Andy Lalasis as the 2024 Jazz Master Award Winner The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to announce the Andy Lalasis, bassist, has been awarded their highest...

SJJS “Bob Simon” Scholarship Announced for 2024

The South Jersey Jazz Society is proud to once again offer an opportunity for area students to apply for their annual Jazz Scholarship award.  This scholarship is available to Junior High and High School students as well as those individuals still attending college. ...

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 Jersey and beyond. Trumpeter Luis Orzoria will take the stage at Gregory’s Bar on Sunday, April 14 at 12 noon. On Sunday,...