Designation: Bio

Joseph V. Riggio

Joseph V. Riggio

Joseph Vincent Riggio is a Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation Board of Trustees member and proudly hosts and heads the Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic event monthly. He is sole proprietor of J v ARCHER ENTERTAINMENT as well as President & Founder of Psycho Factor Records. The former promotes quality musical acts focusing on all ages showcases, Jazz, Blues and atypical/unique performers. The latter provides a much-needed home for his own Musical Projects that lean away from mainstream appeal. Primarily a Singer and Cornet player and a 30 year plus East Coast USA tour veteran. All 6 of his releases from his 4 main projects are available worldwide on all digital platforms exclusively distributed by Atomic Music.

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Chris Zemla

Chris Zemla

Christine Zemla is a professor of American Studies at Rutgers University and creator of the class “Remembering Emmett Till.”  Check out her podcast. 

Gary Neuwirth

Gary Neuwirth

Gary recently joined the Board of Trustees for the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation. He also serves on the board for Peter Cooper Village, West Long Branch. He holds a SCRREA (State Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser) license 1992-Present.

Tina LoBosco

Tina LoBosco

Tina became a JSJBF Member in 2021 and a Board member in 2022. Tina is currently the President of Krave Spirits, a local liquor company. Formerly Tina was Vice President, Human Resources/Diversity Development for Quick & Reilly Inc. in New York. Tina won the first ever Securities Industry Association Diversity Development Award for her training program during her tenure at Quick & Reilly.