Early Jazz:  Traditional New Orleans - Dixieland - Swing - Ragtime - Stride & Boogie Woogie Piano


Click the play button below for a sample of Dixieland, which is one of the most popular styles of early jazz we feature at our monthly concerts:

Independence Hall Jazz band plays “Sweet Georgia Brown.”

For video samples of Dixieland, Swing, and traditional Piano Jazz, click “Music” on the menu bar.

Monthly Concerts in the Philadelphia Tri-State Area

Recent Tri-State Jazz Concert Photos

Rossano Sportiello - Jazz Piano


The virtual band in the masthead was assembled from some of Jim McGann’s best photos taken over several years. Left to right are Joe Midiri, Jim Fryer, Bria Skonberg, Franny Smith, Gary Cattley, and Ed Wise.


If you recently renewed your membership or you became a member after March 1, 2016, you will be able to attend all concerts at half price until June 30, 2017. Thank you for supporting Tri-State Jazz Society.

All other memberships expired on June 30. Please consider renewing at our next concert on August 21 in Wallingford, PA or September 18 in Haddonfield, NJ. If you don’t plan to attend one of these concerts, please renew by mail. Send a check with a renewal form. Basic membership dues are $20 for individuals; $40 for couples.


We hope you will consider renewing at the Patron or Sponsor level. Yearly dues for Patrons are $100 or more ($120 for couples). Sponsor dues are $50 ($70 for couples). Printed copies of the Strutter are mailed to Patrons and Sponsors on request. A special recognition event is being planned for Patrons and Sponsors for next spring.

If you have already renewed as a basic member, you can upgrade to Sponsor for $30 or Patron for $80, whether your basic membership is for an individual or couple. Your donations enable us to bring in top bands from this region and beyond without raising admission prices.

For information about new memberships, benefits and options, please click the Membership tab of the navigation bar at the top of this page.

Concert Details

Photo by Stphen Sorokoff

Photos by Paul J. Macatee, Jr.

TSJS Annual Jam Session

Wallingford, PA - June 26, 2016

Chic Bach

Bob Rawlins

Mac Given

Danny Tobias

Bill Nixon

Franny Smith

Janney Murtha

Nancy Rawlins

Jean Lenke

Selina Higgins

Brian Nalepka, Steve Faha, Bob Rawlins

Steve DiBonaventura, Rich Barnes

Photos by Jim McGann

Skip Livingston

Atlantic City Jazz Band

Haddonfield, NJ - July 24, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.


Photos by Jim McGann

414 Plush Mill Road

Wallingford, PA 19086