Tri-State Jazz Society

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


Click the link below for a sample of the Cynthia’s great banjo playing:

Cynthia Sayer’s Women of the World Jazz Band performs “Bogalusa Strut”. 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.


The annual meeting of Tri-State Jazz Society was held during the intermission at June 24, 2018 Haddonfield concert. The following current members of the Board of Directors were reelected to three year terms:

Additional board members with one-year terms and officers for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 will be elected at the board meeting in July.

Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Band

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead: Jon Weber - Solo Piano

Acclaimed by musicians, critics, and fans alike as one of the top 4-string jazz banjoists in the world today, multi-award-winning singer and instrumentalist Cynthia Sayer returns to TSJS for the first time since 2014. Recent festival appearances include headlining at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the 2017 Rochester International Jazz Festival, and she has been booked for this year's Newport Jazz Festival.   

Concert Details

Photo by Gary Spector


Photo by Andrea Canter

Based in New York, Jon Weber has recorded and toured all over the world. For his TSJS debut, expect an emphasis on stride and other early jazz styles. Join us in Wallingford on September 9th for this event.


Many memberships expired on June 30, 2018. If your membership card shows a past expiration date, please renew at the next concert. If you are not planning to attend the concert, please mail in a check with a membership form you can download and print here.

Basic membership is still only $20 per year per person, but please consider renewing at the Sponsor, Patron or Sustainer level. The board thanks you for your continuing support. See donor details here.


Haddonfield United Methodist Church

29 Warwick Road

Haddonfield, NJ 08033