• JERSEY JAZZ — our award-winning  journal, 11x per year, considered one of the best in the country, packed with feature articles, photos, interviews, upcoming events and more
  • JAZZ SOCIALS — informative, musical, fun, sociable and FREE to members
  • ANNUAL MEETING — free end of year concert
  • DISCOUNTS AND FREEBIES — from NJJS and its partner organizations
  • RECORD BIN — catalog of music not found elsewhere
  • FREE PROMOTION FOR MUSICIANS — member musicians have a link to their professional website on our site.

Please allow 6-8 weeks for your membership card and your first issue to arrive separately, by mail.

Basic Membership in the New Jersey Jazz Society is structured on a family basis at only $45 per 12-month period.

Patron Membership is structured on a family basis, and has various levels. Your additional support to help us carry out our mission will be gratefully appreciated and acknowledged. Contributions to the New Jersey Jazz Society over and above membership fees are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

3 Year Membership — sign up for 3 years and save $20!

Youth Memberships are $15 per year for people 21 years of age and under. Be sure to enter your year of birth where asked.

Give-A-Gift Program — Members may purchase one or more gift memberships¹ for only $25 each gift membership. Please enter the name and mailing address of giftee where asked.
¹Good for new memberships only.

Corporate Memberships — Corporate memberships are $1000. Contact our Membership Chair for more information regarding the benefits and how to sign up.

Musician Members! As a membership benefit, we’d like to help promote you – please email your name and professional website details to our Website Editor.


How to Become an NJJS Member

Joining is easy!  Just click on the PayPal button below your chosen option and use your credit card to pay your dues. (To pay by check, please scroll down). If you have been a member of NJJS, and are renewing or reinstating your membership, please scroll down to select one of the “renew” options below.

New Basic Membership – $45

Patron Membership – choose the membership level that best suits you, and enter it in the PayPal notes section:

Fan: $75 – $99

Jazzer: $100 – $249

Sideman: $250 – $499

Bandleader: $500+

New 3-Year Membership – $115
Save $20 when signing up for 3 years!

New Youth Membership – $15
Enter year of birth:

How to Renew / Reinstate Membership

Renewing membership is easy! Just click on the PayPal button below and use your credit card to pay your dues. If you have been a member in the past, but your membership is not up to date, please use these “Renew Membership” buttons – we still have your membership record on file.

Renew Basic Membership – $45

Renew 3-Year Membership – $115
Save $20 when signing up for 3 years!

Renew Youth Membership – $15
Enter year of birth:

Give-a-Gift Membership – $25
Must be current member to give a gift

If you’d prefer not to use PayPal, click here to download a membership application form. Mail the completed form with a check to:

NJJS Membership
c/o Mike Katz
382 Springfield Avenue, Suite 217
Summit, NJ 07901

Whether paying by check or PayPal, please be aware that any information you submit to us will not be shared with any other person or organization.

NJJS is qualified qualified as a tax-exempt cultural organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, Federal ID 23-7229339, to receive matching grants from corporations. Check with your Human Resources Department – if your company has such a plan, please send in the appropriate form with your application.