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The heart of our organization is Performance Groups, in addition to the hundreds of JSJBF Member friends. The following is a quick summary of our Member Bands and Artists.


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JSJBF Member Bands and Artists
179 Bands and Artists
518 Active Supporter (Individual/Family/Senior/Student) Members


Tad Schaefer & the Third Degree [Chicago and Texas style blues]
After Effect Jazz Band [Jazz] *
Al Wright Unit [Jazz Be-Bop, Avant-Guarde] *
Almost Original Swampgrass Jug Band [Acoustic blues, roots orginals]
Andrea Brachfeld and Phoenix Rising Jazz [Latin Jazz]
Andy Rothstein Group [ Jazz Fusion]
Anita Ferrer [rock/jazz] *
Arlene the Violinist [Jazz & Blues]
Atlantic Jazz Company [Jazz]
Audrey Silver []
B.D. Lenz [Jazz, Funk, Latin] *
BD Mylo and the Go Daddys [Jazz,Blues. R&B] *
Benny Hi-Fi & The Aces [] *
Bethe Burns and Vic Schioppo [jazz]
Bill Henry Trio [Jazz]
Blue Jersey Band [Swing, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass]
Bradford Hayes Band [Jazz] *
Captain Davey And The Rumrunners [Jazz,Blues] *
Center Street [Jazz,Blues] *
Charlie Apicella & IRON CITY [jazz, organ trio]
Chelsea Palermo [Jazz Standards] *
Cheryl Parker [Vocal Jazz] *
Chris Buono [Avant-Jazz-Funk-Rock-Guitar] *
Chris Thomas Band [Jazz,Blues,Funk,Rock] *
Colts Neck Swing Band [Big Band Swing]
Craig Yaremko Quartet [Jazz] *
Damian and the DCQ [jazz fusion]
Dan Rongo/ ONESONG [Rock, Pop, R&B,Jazz and Comedy]
Dan Wilensky Quartet [jazz/blues/funk//soul/bossa/rock]
DAP (Drums and Poetry) [Ethnic Percussion] *
David ''Fathead'' Newman [Jazz, Blues, R&B, and Gospel]
David Winograd []
Debbie Willis [Vocal Jazz, Gospel] *
Direction 356 [Gospel & Jazz] *
Dorian Parreott Jazz Ensemble [Jazz]
Dorothy Leigh [Adult Contemporary Jazz & R&B]
Dorothy Sikora and Robert Elinson Jazz Band [Latin Jazz, World Beat, Smooth Jazz]
Double Standards [Jazz, Latin Jazz & Blues]
Doug Munro [Jazz Guitar]
Eldad Tarmu [jazz, crossover]
Eryn Shewell Band [Blues]
Everald Williams Jazz Trio [Jazz] *
Fairview Fix Youth Jazz Ensemble [jazz]
FATBACK formerly Jazz Pollution [Jazz/Funk]
Father Funk [Smooth Jazz, Classic R&B] *
Frankie Bell Princess of the Blues & Jazz [Blues] *
Full Circle [Blues, Funk, R&B and Jazz] *
Funktion 11 [Jazz,Funk,Blues,Dance,Disco,R&B,Motown]
Furley [Jazz, Fusion, Latin, World Beat] *
Gabriele & Tangible Truth [Jazz,Blues, Rock, Soul fusion] *
Gina Fox Band [blues, jazz, other] *
Gordon James Band [Brass Jazz, Latin, R&B, Pop]
Grupo Yuri [jazz]
Half Note Away [Jazz,Blues] *
Hartley Stevens Band [Jazz,Blues]
Hollie Baines [Vocal Jazz]
Iris Ornig, Bassist/Composer [Jazz Bassist/Composer]
Jake Tavill [rock,jazz, blues,folk, soul]
James Pelligrino [Jazz] *
JazzFunktion [Jazz, Funk, Latin Jazz, Smooth Jazz, R+B, Blues,]
Jeff Saxon [Jazz, Blues, R&R] *
Jerry Topinka [Jazz]
Jerry Weinstein [Jazz,Blues] *
Joe White [Jazz, Blues] *
Joe Who and the Who -Tet [Jazz, Blues, Latin] *
John Carlini Quartet [Jazz, Bluegrass] *
John Farnsworth Quintet [Jazz] *
John Padovano [Folk, Blues, Jazz] *
JPD Project [jazz]
Jumpin Jack Strobel [Jazz, Blues]
June Evans & Mercy City [Jazz,Blues, R&B, Motown] *
Karen Lee & Sympathetic Resonance [Jazz, Blues, R&B Pop, Funk, Reggae]
Karen Rodriguez Latin Jazz [Latin Jazz]
Karl Latham [Jazz Drummer] *
Kati Beddow Brower [Blues & Jazz]
Kelli Sanders [Jazz, Blues] *
Kevin Brennan [Jazz,Blues, Rock] *
Laranah Phipps [Jazz,Blues] *
Lauren Hooker Jazz Vocalist [Jazz] *
Layonne Holmes [Soul,Rock,Gospel,Jazz, Acapella]
Len Entrabartolo [Solo Pianist]
Leslie Ford & Group [Jazz, Blues] *
Leticia Walker [Jazz,Blues, pop, gospel] *
Lou Kady Band [Jazz] *
Matt Wade [Piano Rock/Pop/Jazz]
Mauricio De Souza [Jazz Standards, Brazilian Jazz]
Medicine Man [Jazz, Blues] *
Miho Nobuzane Samba Jazz Group [Samba, Jazz, Blues]
Mike Barris [Vintage Jazz and Blues]
Mike Kaplan Nonet [Jazz] *
MZumé Carnivale [Brazilian Rhythms] *
Nanette Delaune Quartet [Jazz]
Narrow Escape Duo [vintage jazz, swing and standards]
Nat Janoff [Jazz] *
Nat Janoff [Jazz] *
Nick Stefanacci Band []
Night Train [Jazz, Blues] *
Nikki Armstrong Band [jazz/standards/blues/funk/R&B] *
NiteCap [] *
No Name James & Butter Ball [Blues,Funk,Jazz & Rock] *
No WiFi [Jazz, Blues, Pop]
Nu-Horizon [Jazz] *
Octavia and The Earthblood Blues Band [Jazz,Blues] *
Paradox [Jazz] *
Pat Karwan [Blues/Jazz]
Patrice Jegou [] *
Patrizsha [Bluesy Rock & Soul, Jazz, Blues] *
PH101 [Progressive Blues, Jazz]
Philadelphia Funk Authority [Funk, Jazz, Blues] *
Plan B [R and B, Smooth Jazz]
Queen Tipsy [Jazz] *
Quiet Storm [Smooth Jazz] *
Quincy Mumford Band [Surf Rock/Reggae/Acoustic]
Radam Schwartz Band [Jazz] **
Ray Gomez [Blues, Jazz] *
Ray Rodriguez y Swing Sabroso [Jazz, Salsa] *
RD3 [Jazz, Blues] *
Real Trouble Trio [Jazz,Blues] *
Richard Ray Farrell Band [Jazz, Blues] *
Richard Reiter [Jazz] *
Richard Scott & Bill Harth [Jazz, Blues] *
Road Apple Band [Jazz, Blues] *
Rob Paparozzi [Blues/jazz]
Rose Andrez [jazz/pop] *
Rosemary Conte & Friends - Jazz, blues, cabaret [Jazz, Blues, Cabaret] *
Russ Gurneys Blues on Tap [Blues,Jazz, R+B]
Sandy Sasso [Jazz]
SaRon Crenshaw [Blues and Jazz]
Secret Sound [Jazz, Blues, Funk, Latin] *
Series of Shocks [Jazz,Blues] *
ShottyMike & The MadHeads [Rock & Roll, Blues Fusion] *
Siora [Jazz,Blues] *
Slapfolk [modern fingerstyle guitar] *
Snow Project [Jazz & other]
SpellBound [Jazz, Blues] *
Steve & Myrna [Cabaret, Blues, Jazz, Big Band] *
Steve Cal Band [Blues]
Steve Calafati Group [Latin Jazz] *
Sunny Daze [jazz] *
Swingadelic [Swing]
T.J. Wheeler [Blues and Jazz]
Ten Foot Tall [Original blues based roots ,rock with Jazz influen]
The Baby Seals [Jazz/Rock/Fusion]
The Burr Johnson Band [Jazz,Blues, funk, fusion]
The Cab Calloway Orchestra [Jazz, Blues] *
The Carol Heffler Quartet [Jazz] *
The Cobra Brothers [Jazz,Blues]
The Conjugals [Jazz, pop, Blues]
The Cosmic Cousin Trio [rock/blues/funk/jazz/jam/fusion]
The Dana Gaynor Band [blues rock]
The Dave Fields Band [Jazz,Blues, Rock] *
The Dom Palombi Project [Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Rock]
The Elliott Baker Jazz Group [Jazz with some vocals] *
The Full Count Big Band [Jazz,Blues,Nostalgia, Latin & Contempora]
The Gerald Carboy Jazz Trio [Jazz, Fusion, Funk, R&B, Rock & Pop (Plays Bass )] *
The Grana [Jazz,Blues, Classic R&B, Class] *
The Gregg Gambone Quartet [Jazz] *
The Jazz Lobsters [Jazz]
The Rhythm Doctors [Funk & Soul]
The Sixth Street Quaternion [jazz, blues]
The Thom Palmer Band [Jazz, Blues] *
The Usual Suspects [Blues, Swing]
Thomas Mallery [Jazz,Blues] *
Tom and Sandy Doyle [Les Paul/ Mary Ford Tribute & Swing Jazz]
Tom Richards [jazzy-punk] *
Tom Timko [Jazz,]
Tony Trischka and the Tony Trischka Band [Jazz, Blues] *
Too Blue Lou And The Groove [Jazz, Hip Hop, Rap] *
Tri City Jazz [Jazz]
Uncle Funky [Bluesey Nawlin’s Rockin’ Roots]
Urban Groove Band [Jazz] *
Valarie Adams & Dimension Band [smooth] *
Vel Johnson and the Jazz Eclipses [JAZZ]
Vinnie Corrao [Jazz] *
ViRAGO [Jazz, Blues, Rock. Latin Reggae]
XL [Light Jazz, Funk] *
YoliAlto & Gypsies of Soul [Jazz,Blues, Latin blend] *
Yorktown [Blues, R&B, Funk, Rock, Jazz] *
Yvette Norwood-Tiger [Jazz] *


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** = Complimentary Membership


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