Monday, January 15, 2024

Upcoming January Events and More!



and More!


The Lance Bryant Trio 


Lance Bryant, saxophone
James Austin, Jr., piano
Caylen Bryant, bass

Sunday, February 4th, 3:00PM

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

$10 Members / $15 Non-Members
$5 Student (with Valid I.D)

This event is likely to be well attended.  Please plan accordingly.

The LIVE! series has been made possible, in part, by funds from Morris Arts through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Additionally, this program has been proudly supported by a grant from The Summit Foundation. Thank you to Board Member James Pansulla for generously supporting this initiative.





Sandy Sasso

Sandy Sasso and her guys...

Wednesday, January 17, 2:00 - 3:00PM

Ocean Township Library
701 Deal Road
Ocean, NJ

A great hour hang!




The Joel Zelnik Trio
 Saturdays, January 20 & 27, 
6:00 - 10:00pm

85 Church Street 
New Brunswick, NJ 


2nd Annual Valentine Jazz Concert 

Chris DeVito Quintet

Saturday, February 10, 8:00 - 9:30pm


Chris DeVito, piano
Audra Mariel, vocals
Greg Grispart, woodwinds
John Lewis, bass
Gavin Davies, drums


TICKETS: $25 / Click HERE to purchase.

Watchung Arts Center

18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ 




The Chicken Fat Ball!

Sunday, April 14, 2:00 - 4:30pm

The Woodland
60 Woodland Road
Maplewood, NJ

Bring your picnic and beverage of choice and sit with old and new friends...while enjoying
TRADitional jazz at is finest!

The lineup features fan favorites:

Harry Allen - tenor sax
Ken Peplowski - clarinet/tenor sax
Jon-Erik Kelso - cornet
John Allred - trombone
Ehud Asherie - Piano
Gary Mazzaroppi - bass
Paul Wells - drums

Tickets: $35 by mail (this event sells out!):

Al Kuehn
12 Lenox Place
Maplewood, NJ. 07040

Please include a stamped, self-addressed return envelope.

Questions: 973-763-7955 (Al Kuehn)

Thanks to the generosity of producers, Al Kuehn, Don Greenfield, and Ed Stuart, net proceeds from this event will directly benefit NJJS. 



YOU Make It All Possible!


We would like to THANK all of you who have generously donated to the 
New Jersey Jazz Society

Because of your dedication and support we're 1/3 of the way to our $25,000 goal!

NJJS was founded with the mission of promoting and preserving jazz. To that end, if you haven't already done so, we need your support. There's still time to consider helping NJJS continue its performance and educational initiatives by donating to our YOU Make It All Possible! annual appeal fundraising campaign securely and directly by clicking HERE

Or by mail to:
382 Springfield Avenue, Suite 217
Summit, NJ. 07901

EVERY gift—small or large—is an act of generosity, and every single dollar raised makes a significant impact, getting us closer to our $25,000 appeal goal. 

Many of you work for employers that have a matching gift program—that will double the impact of your gift for free—by completing and submitting a simple form. Check with your Human Resources Department for further information.

Visit often to access our award winning digital magazine Jersey Jazz, for additional articles and content, to learn more about NJJS events, and to stay connected the NJJS community as an essential part of the history and future of jazz.

The NJJS Board of Directors thanks you for all you do to support jazz music and education.

* The New Jersey Jazz Society is qualified as a tax exempt cultural organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal IS 23-7229339. Your contribution is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.