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SOMERSET JAZZ CONSORTIUM AND
JAZZ GROOVE JAM SESSIONS -

OUR VISION
BRINGING JAZZ TO LIFE FOR ALL TO HEAR


Welcome to our web site!


IN MEMORY OF:

HORACE SILVER
September 2, 1928 - June 18, 2014

Jazz has lost one of its greatest figures.

He will be sorely missed

New York Times Obituary:  Click HERE

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

 

WE HAVE A NEW HOME! 


 FROM HERE ON IN OUR WEEKLY SUNDAY JAM SESSIONS ARE AT:

BOUTIQUE BOOKSTORE & CAFE

(Formerly 'To Be Continued')

420 MAIN STREET

METUCHEN, NJ

 

OUR HOURS WILL REMAIN THE SAME

FROM 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


For further details, call JIM JASION at 732-325-7464

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Our mission continues. as always, to bring you high quality Jazz at low or nonexistant cost at venues and hours that are convenient to you and your family and your budgeta 
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From our beginnings at the Sanctuary Coffeehouse in Somerville in July 2003, we have grown to a network of about 80 active jazz playing musicians who participate in regularly scheduled jam sessions and gigs currently occurring each week on:

                          
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Sundays - 1 - 5 PM               All  Mondays except 3rd - 7 PM - 9 PM   3rd Monday of each month, 7 PM - 9 PM
( Jazz 'Hang' starts at Noon )       ( Jim Jasion & The SJC Horn Squad )            ( Jim Jasion & The SJC Horn Squad )
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At:                                              At :                                                               At:                                                                 AA
Boutique Bookstore            
& Cafe'                                     Starbucks                                                   Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
420 Raritan Avenue              693 West Edgar Road ( US Hwy 1 )     712 Roosevelt Avenue
Metuchen, NJ                         Linden, NJ                                                  Carteret, NJ
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Tel:  732-828-2323                Tel:  908-862-8545                                     Tel:  908-541-6955A
Map Of Boutique                                                                                                                                                                                     
Bookstore & Cafe                 Map Of Starbucks                                     Map of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Click here                                   Click Here                                                       Click Here   
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ABOUT THE MUSIC PLAYED BY THE SOMERSET JAZZ CONSORTIUM
Working from the 4 Real Books and other sources, our group is proficient in various jazz sub-genres including Bebop, Hard Bop, Bossa, Swing, Mainstream, Fusion, Traditional "Dixieland" and Latino Jazz.
Members of our regular playing network also perform at various venues under the umbrella of The Somerset Jazz Consortium ranging from solo performers to septets.  We aim to make affordable Jazz music of a high order easily available to local audiences.

Please get in touch to offer comments and join our mailing list.
Contact: Jim Jasion
JCJasion@yahoo.com
732-325-7464
Or if you like you can go to the llisterv mailing list website at:

We now also have a Facebook Site - Click here.

And now some plugs: 
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For more Jazz listening at economy-conscious cost:
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Websites:
http://www.redhotjazz.com  - Extensive database of Jazz from the beginnnings to about 1935.  Needs RealPlayer.
www.youtube.com - Video and sound clips of jazz of all eras and sub-styles. 
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Have Fun!