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“.

JSJBF Scholarship Recipient Update – Andy Ahlborn

JSJBF Scholarship Recipient Update – Andy Ahlborn

JSJBFJanuary 21, 20211 min read

Andy Ahlborn, one of our 2019 JSJBF scholarship recipients, enrolled in the University of Delaware and joined the marching band. The marching band escorted the university’s most famous alumnus, President Joseph Biden, to the Inauguration ceremony. Andy, who is also a member of the band Sunsets From Jupiter,…

The Mark La Rochelle Youth Open Mic Night Kicks off 2021!

The Mark La Rochelle Youth Open Mic Night Kicks off 2021!

JSJBFJanuary 19, 20214 min read

On a cold, rainy, moonless night in the middle of January (15th to be exact) The Jersey shore areas musical youth Stars shined warm and bright at The Chubby Pickle in Highlands NJ. It was everyone’s “Favorite Friday Night of…

Remembering Tim Bogert

Remembering Tim Bogert

Tom BaldinoJanuary 14, 20214 min read

For those of us who are fans of live music, it seems that every week another familiar name in the music business moves on to that “Big Gig in the Sky”. If you are like me, you pause and reflect…

A Note from our JSJBF President

A Note from our JSJBF President

Tom BaldinoJanuary 5, 20211 min read

Now that we have ushered 2020 into the dustbin of history, I want to wish all our readers a safe and healthy new year! We are confident that 2021 will be one filled with live music as we begin to…

The New Brunswick Jazz Project

The New Brunswick Jazz Project

JSJBFDecember 20, 20203 min read

Pandemic restrictions got you down? As humans, we all share a common consciousness after all, and music is one thing that brings us together. So if you’re a self-proclaimed bluesman or blues woman and think you don’t like jazz –…

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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.