Thursday, June 1, 2023

Jersey Jazz Upcoming Events



Dear Jazz Enthusiast,
We are excited to share the June online-only edition of Jersey Jazz Magazine.  Our award-winning magazine is packed with articles, interviews with world-renowned and local artists, photos, and upcoming events.

You can page through the magazine online or download it as a PDF for printing or offline reading.  If you have any issues or questions, please contact or 973.229.0543.

Click here to access the magazine
Best regards,
The NJJS Board

P.S. Membership and donations are how NJJS supports the publication of Jersey Jazz 11 times a year.  Please consider a modest donation to continue to enjoy this award winning digital magazine.

Please see below for more information and UPCOMING EVENTS.




Member Musicians & Friends


Don't miss this opportunity to experience
pianist Ted Rosenthal
in New Jersey!

The Ted Rosenthal Trio 

Noriko Ueda, bass & Zach Adleman, drums

Sunday, June 11, 3:00PM


Rising Stars/Opening Act

Will Schetelich, trumpet
Ryan Huston, tenor saxophone
Lorna Morales, piano
Felipe Orozco, bass
Matt Vera-Corcoan, drums

Montclair State/John J.Cali School of Music/Jazz Studies Program

Click here for more information 

10 Kings Road, Madison, NJ
FREE Street Parking on Kings Road 

$10 Members / $15 Non-Members
Tickets available at the door


Sandy Sasso 
Thursday, June 1, 12:45PM - 1:45PM

Family & Children's Services
The Renaissance
Ocean Township

Sunday, June 4, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

$10 Donation Suggested

Belmar Arts Council
608 River Road

Wednesday, June 21, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Ocean Township Library
701 Deal Road

Hope to see you there!


The 2023 Jersey City Jazz Festival is Happening!

Thursday, June 1 - Sunday, June 4, combining ticketed and FREE events all weekend long.

Click HERE for more information and tickets.


Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m.

Presented by: 
Jazz & Blues Showcase of South Jersey

From bop, to stride, to swing, to blues, Yamaha-endorsed pianist Larry Fuller presents an extraordinary program:
“For anyone steeped in jazz, it just can’t get much better”
Downbeat writer, Mark Sheldon

Larry Fuller, piano
Matthew Parrish, bass
Jason Tiemann, drums

Cunningham Piano Store
1724 Marlton Pike, East
Cherry Hill, NJ

Sunday, June 11, 2023, 3 p.m.

$20 Adults
$15 Seniors & Students
Pay in advance by credit card @ 856-651-7596 (option 1, sales)
cash at the door




Ellen LaFurn

Songs & fun stories of jazz from the 20's to the 50's   

Saturday, June 17, 2:00 PM            

Ellen LaFurn, vocals 
Bob McHugh, piano
Ron Naspo, bass   

Louise Childs Library 
21 Sparta Road 
Stanhope, NJ

This event is FREE!

"Make Music Day"

Wednesday, June 21, 3:00 PM            

Ellen LaFurn, vocals 
Bob McHugh, piano  
Ron Naspo, bass

Franklin Lakes Library
470 DeKorte Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ. 

This program is sponsored by the Musician's Union, Music Performance Trust Fund, Local 16-248.  

This event is FREE!



Kick off the Jazz on the Back Deck Season with Swing and Salsa music and the 

Antoinette Montague Experience!

Thursday, June 22, 7:30PM

Known throughout the region for her talents as a vocalist, mentor, and radio host, when Antoinette walks onto a stage the audience knows they are in for an unforgettable evening filled with surprises and great music!

Click HERE to Purchase Tickets.


Don Braden celebrates the release of the highly anticipated Earth Wind and Wonder Volume 2 recording on The Back Deck!

Thursday, June 29, 7:30PM

Don is joined on stage by both his Big Band and his Quartet to bring their signature virtuosity to fresh arrangements of favorites from Stevie Wonder and Earth Wind and Fire!

Click HERE to Purchase Tickets.

Tickets are $50 for an 8’x8’ block that accommodates up to two patrons (in green on the seating chart) or $25 for a block that accommodates one patron (in orange). There is a $3.00 handling fee per block.

For assistance and to make purchases by phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.

Bring your own chairs and refreshments and enjoy live entertainment atop the Morris Museum’s elevated parking deck. Patrons are invited to arrive as early as 5:00 PM to set up and enjoy refreshments and stunning sunsets on The Back Deck.

In the event of inclement weather, outdoor performances will be held inside the Museum’s Bickford Theatre.