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“.

Spring Blue Collar Blues Event

Spring Blue Collar Blues Event

John FernandezApril 26, 20213 min read

On April 9th, Joseph Vincent Riggio, via his J v Archer Entertainment Group, produced the spring Blue Collar Blues show at the JSJBF member venue, The Chubby Pickle. Back as the host band were the always popular Incinerators   In a…

The Live Youth Music Scene Goes On During the Global Pandemic.

The Live Youth Music Scene Goes On During the Global Pandemic.

JSJBFApril 26, 20214 min read

February 20, 2021 marked the 3-year anniversary of Joseph Vincent Riggio’s promotion company, J v ARCHER ENTERTAINMENT, bringing the talent of young musicians to Highlands, New Jersey’, newest musical hub The Chubby Pickle. Riggio is a Jersey Shore Jazz &…

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation MEGA 50/50 Raffle!

Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation MEGA 50/50 Raffle!

John FernandezApril 24, 20212 min read

Dear Valued Members and Friends,         The past year has been like no other in our lifetimes and no sector of the economy has suffered more than the arts and entertainment world. Live entertainment and venues, even when open, have…

Stryker’s Blues Grooves Soothe Souls During On-Going Pandemic

Stryker’s Blues Grooves Soothe Souls During On-Going Pandemic

JSJBFApril 20, 20216 min read

By Richard Skelly NEW BRUNSWICK – Even with his higher profile in the jazz and blues worlds in recent years, guitarist, composer and bandleader Dave Stryker still makes time for regular performances with the New Brunswick Jazz Project. The West…

The Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic – April 16, 2021

The Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic – April 16, 2021

JSJBFApril 19, 20215 min read

Friday April 16th, once again had the area’s finest musical youth come out to show their stuff at The Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic presented by The Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. Hosted by board member and coordinator Joseph…

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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.