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


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 are interested, please  please contact Chris Jones at vp@tristatejazz.org.

Sue Keller – Ragtime and Stride Pianist

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead: Conservatory Classic Jazz Band

Sue Keller makes her Tri-State debut on February 11, 2018 in Haddonfield. Sue is an American ragtime, blues and jazz pianist and singer. Versatile in many musical styles, she concentrates on vintage jazz and ragtime. In 1992, Sue established Ragtime Press to publish rags by little-known composers, and the HVR label to document her music. She was the festival Artistic Director for the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Foundation from 2003 through 2009. Sue was honored with the foundation's 2010 Scott Joplin Award for distinguished lifetime achievement and support of ragtime.

Concert Details

Haddonfield United Methodist Church

29 Warwick Road

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

On March 11, 2018, the Conservatory Classic Jazz Band, led by Dave Robinson, will be at Wallingford, PA. The Washington DC-based sextet features music of jazz pioneers like Jellyroll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Eddie Condon, and Benny Goodman. Their last performance for Tri-State Jazz was in March 2014 at Haddonfield.