Thank you for making the SJJS OceanFirst Bank Foundation Jazz @the Point 2021 a success!
The performances were stellar, but our festival could not have happened without you, the audience.
Tom Angello’s All Star Jazz Series returns this fall!
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
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...
Cancelled – SJJS pleased to announce Randy Brecker will be appearing at the OceanFirst Bank Foundation 2020 Jazz@thePoint Festival
Updated 11/10/20 Due to the new covid restrictions we are forced to cancel our festival for this year. We anticipate being able to have Randy headline next year's event as well as all the other artists that were scheduled to appear this year. Updated 10/6/20 The...
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