Journal of the New Jersey Jazz Society

Jersey Jazz is published 12 times a year. The journal is distributed to members of the New Jersey Jazz Society, as well as to music venues, university jazz studies programs, radio stations, libraries and other institutions. When an issue is published, its cover story is added to this archive. Twelve months later the full issue is posted. Click on any of the images below to view or download a PDF copy of that issue of Jersey Jazz.

2021 Issues:

October 2021

On the Cover: Art Farmer Playing His First flumpet ARTICLES/REVIEWS Jazz Education Series: Evolution of the Baritone Saxophone; Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon: Sentimental Journey Big Band; Big Band in the Sky: George Wein; Jazz at William Paterson: Art Farmer; Rising Star: Sean Mason; Talking Jazz: Joe Farnsworth; Bass and Beyond: Leon Lee Dorsey; Book Review: Texas Jazz Singer; Other Views COLUMNS All That’s Jazz; Editor’s Choice; Dan’s Den; Not Without You. More content available to members only.

September 2021

On the Cover: Overflowing with Festivals. ARTICLES/REVIEWS Jazz Education Series: Nat King Cole; September Social: Mark Morganelli; Billie & Blue Eyes: Pizzarelli & Russell; Festival Month Swings into New Jersey; Jazz History: Jon Hendricks’ Centennial; Talking Jazz: Mariel Bildsten; Rising Star: Tate Hanlon; Book Review: The Lady Swings; Other Views. COLUMNS All That’s Jazz; Editor’s Choice; From Dan’s Den. More content available to members only.

July/August 2021

On the Cover: The Sassys. Photo by Anthony Alvarez ARTICLES/REVIEWS  JALC on the Back Deck, Rising Stars: Gabrielle Cavassa and Tawanda Seussbrich-Joaquim, On the Road Again: Samara Joy, Talking Jazz: Hendrik Meurkens, Jazz History: Billy Taylor’s Centennial, JALC at Times Square, Post-Covid Comeback: Ken Peplowski, Big Band in the Sky COLUMNS All That’s Jazz, Editor’s Choice, Dan’s Den, Not Without You.  More content available to members only. 

June 2021

On the Cover: 3 Generations of Jazz. Photo by Cydney Halpin. ARTICLES/REVIEWS  Jazz History: Erroll Garner, Three Generations of Jazz, Melissa Aldana, Talking Jazz: Ed Cherry, Rising Star: Lucy Wijnands, Big Band in the Sky, Book Review: Sax Appeal, Other Views. COLUMNS All That’s Jazz, Editor’s Choice, From the Crow’s Nest, Jazzworks. More content available to members only. 

May 2021

On the Cover: NYO Jazz Dress Rehearsal. Photo by Todd Rosenberg. ARTICLES/REVIEWS  Yoko Miwa’s Songs of Joy, NYO Jazz, Talking Jazz: Boris Kozlov, The Django Legacy: Stephane Wrembel, Rising Stars: Tyler Henderson and Summer Camargo, Big Band in the Sky, Other Views. COLUMNS All That’s Jazz, Editor’s Choice, Dan’s Den, Jazzwords.  More content available to members only. 

April 2021

On the Cover: EMMET COHEN. Photo by Taili Song Roth. ARTICLES/REVIEWS Saturdays with Ramsey Lewis, Emmet Cohen’s Future Stride, Jazz History: Scott LaFaro, Talking Jazz: John Lee, Rising Star: Jocelyn Gould, Big Band in the Sky: Remembering Carol Fredette, From the Crow’s Nest, Other Views. All content available to members only. Consult “Membership” to become a member.  More content available to members only. 

New Jersey Jazz Magazine Cover | March 2021

March 2021

On the Cover: Artemis. Photo by Keith Major. ARTICLES/REVIEWS All That’s Jazz, Editor’s Choice, Big Band in the Sky: Chick Corea, Artemis, Talking Jazz: Alexis Cole, Rising Star: Danny Jonokuchi, Grammy Awards, Jazz Guitar ‘Mecca’, Book Review: This is Bop, Other Views, Not Without You! More content available to members only. 

February 2021

On the Cover: Viola Davis as Ma Rainey with, from left, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, and Glynn Turman, photo courtesy of Netflix. ARTICLES/REVIEWS Jazz at William Paterson, News from WBGO: New CEO Steve Williams, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Talking Jazz: Kurt Elling, Pizzarelli Painting: Highest Bidder, Book Review: Life in E Flat, Phil Woods’ Legacy, Other Views, and Big Band in the Sky. All content available to members only. Consult “Membership” to become a member. More content available to members only. 

January 2021

On the Cover: Regina Carter photo courtesy of NJPAC ARTICLES/REVIEWS January Jazz Social, Remembering Lou Pallo, Regina Carter and JohnSchreiber Pay Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, The Many Sides of Conrad Herwig, Viola Smith: The Fastest Girl Drummer in the World, Talking Jazz: Allen Farnham, Alex Levin: English Teacher and Jazz Pianist, Rising Stars: James Haddad and Joe Block, Jazz at William Paterson, Book Review: Peggy Lee: A Century of Song, Book Review: Jazz Dialogues, Other Views, Big Band in the Sky. More content available to members only. 

2020 Issues:

2019 Issues:

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June 2019

July/August 2019

September/October 2019

2018 Issues:

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July/August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

2017 Issues:

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

July/August 2017

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017

December 2017

2016 Issues:

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

June 2016

July/August 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016

2015 Issues:

January 2015

February 2015

March 2015

April 2015

May 2015

June 2015

July/August 2015

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

2014 Issues:

January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014

May 2014

June 2014

July/August 2014

September 2014

October 2014

November 2014

December 2014

2013 Issues:

January 2013

February 2013

March 2013

April 2013

May 2013

June 2013

July/August 2013

September 2013

October 2013

November 2013

December 2013

2012 Issues:

January 2012

February 2012

March 2012

April 2012

May 2012

June 2012

July/August 2012

September 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

2011 Issues:

January 2011

February 2011

March 2011

April 2011

May 2011

June 2011

July/August 2011

September 2011

October 2011

November 2011

December 2011

2010 Issues:

January 2010

February 2010

March 2010

April 2010

May 2010

June 2010

July/August 2010

September 2010

October 2010

November 2010

December 2010

2009 Issues:

January 2009

February 2009

March 2009

April 2009

May 2009

June 2009

July/August 2009

September 2009

October 2009

November 2009

December 2009

2008 Issues:

January 2008

February 2008

March 2008

April 2008

May 2008

June 2008

July/August 2008

September 2008

October 2008

November 2008

December 2008

2007 Issues:

January 2007

February 2007

March 2007

April 2007

May 2007 (Unavailable)

June 2007

July/August 2007

September 2007

October 2007

November 2007

December 2007

2006 Issues:

October 2006

November 2006

December 2006