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Jazz Happenings

Find all the Jazz events in Northwest HERE.

Where to See Jazz In Portland

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We need volunteers for the Jazz Society of Oregon.

Welcome to the Jazz Society of Oregon ™ website!

We are proud to be part of a vibrant Jazz community in the Pacific Northwest. On this site, you will find original articles on local clubs, musicians, and events, as well as, reviews of Jazz recordings, a great calendar and information about Jazz Society activities. Dive in, check out the news, use the jazz calendar and review our programs. If you like the site, or have suggestions, click here to let us know! We encourage you to support our work by becoming a member of the Jazz Society, and volunteering to help with one of our programs.

Jazz Society members receive the monthly JazzScene ™ digital magazine containing features and articles not available on the website. Sign up for a free sample of JazzScene below.

Thanks to our donors who have made special contributions to the Jazz Society:

Mary Bunn
Judie Dunken
Igo & Cookie Jurgens
Linda Lehmann
Marjorie Smith

James Anderson
Chuck Carpenter
David & Susan Gurock
Joe Rohrbecker

Robert & Helen Ladarre

Band Leader
Kirby & Amy Allen
Ron Kloepfer

Board Meetings

All Jazz Society members are invited to our monthly board of directors meetings, which are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Please see the About JSO page for details of the upcoming meeting.

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Calling All Jazz Lovers!


The Jazz Society of Oregon Needs You!

We’re looking volunteers to help us with a variety of jobs supporting the local jazz community:

  • Fundraising, grant writing
  • Events coordination
  • Sponsor liaison
  • Membership support
  • Education committee
  • Volunteer support

Contact our volunteer coordinator to find out how you can contribute to your local jazz community.