Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation

The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation (JSJBF) is a non-profit organization open to anyone interested in supporting Jazz and Blues! The foundation has a mission to “To preserve, promote, and perpetuate jazz, blues, and other indigenous music forms here in New Jersey“.

A February Note from our JSJBF President

A February Note from our JSJBF President

Tom BaldinoFebruary 19, 20211 min read

Well here we are nearly two months into 2021 and things are starting to change for the better. We are hoping to do some live outdoor events when the weather breaks. Our venue members, the Chubby Pickle and the Long…

Brain Benefits from Music

Brain Benefits from Music

JSJBFFebruary 16, 20212 min read

There is a great deal of benefit we musicians gain from our interest in music. Whether it’s jazz blues, classical, R&B, listening or playing. It has been noticed and studied since the early part of the 20th century. It was…

Youth Open Mic Challenge – LOVE Songs

Youth Open Mic Challenge – LOVE Songs

JSJBFFebruary 14, 20215 min read

On the eve of Valentine’s Day Eve the Jersey shore areas musical youth brought the Love to Highlands NJ. The Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic presented by The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation (everyone’s “Favorite Friday Night of the…

RIP Chick Corea

RIP Chick Corea

JSJBFFebruary 10, 20211 min read

The name “Chick” Corea” is well known and respected in the world of jazz music, and his passing is a great loss to us all. For those interested in learning more about his foundation seeing a screening based on Chick…

The Raffle Guitar, a Jazz Café and a Distillery

The Raffle Guitar, a Jazz Café and a Distillery

Tom BaldinoFebruary 5, 20213 min read

You might ask, what do these three things have in common? Well for the President of the JSJBF, it was a breakout night on the last Saturday in January! American Fender Stratocaster guitar raffle Earlier in the week, board member…

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MEMBERSHIP: Bands can become members and perform at events. All are welcome to join one of the membership levels, sponsor an event, or attend one of the many jazz and blues performances. Find out more about joining or renewing your JSJBF MEMBERSHIP.

Live Jazz & Blues Music

JSJBF typically hosts annual and monthly LIVE MUSIC fundraising events throughout the year – things are a bit different due to COVID-19. Please check back often for scheduled dates.

Monthly Live Music Events by JSJBF

Reckless Steamy Nights

Monthly jazz & blues concert series in Red Bank…more

Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic in Red Bank…more

Annual Live Music Events by JSJBF

The Red Bank Jazz & Blues Foundation presents a number of annual live music events keep an eye out for them in our calendar.

JSJBF Guitar Raffle

Community Outreach

Need a local jazz or blues band for an event? JSJBF offers a Jazz and Blues Community Outreach Program.