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
The South Jersey Jazz Society is pleased to announce the return of the "Young Lions of Jazz!" series. This series will feature young jazz musicians from South Jersey presenting an entertaining and enlightening performance and interview. We will learn how these young...
The first recipient of the South Jersey Jazz Society "Bob Simon" Scholarship, guitarist Michael Gordon, was seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, January 26. You can watch Michael here being featured on guitar with musical guest Dijonperforming...
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 support of the arts, and specifically jazz in southern New Jersey 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