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.

Galvanized Jazz Band

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.


Ath the annual organization meeting of Board of Directors, the following officers were elected for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:

President: Sandy Catz

Vice President: Chris Jones

Treasurer: Mike Mudry

Secretary: Dewaine Osman

The Board appointed Robert Robbins to serve a one-year term as a member of the Board.

Looking Ahead: Richard Dowling - Ragtime Pianist

The Galvanized Jazz Band, which is making its long-awaited Tri-State debut, is a dynamic group of Connecticut musicians devoted to the energetic performance of hot Dixieland, New Orleans jazz, blues, rags, stomps, struts, spirituals, swing, and classic popular songs from the past century.

On Sunday, August 20, in Wallingford, PA, Richard Dowling will present a Scott Joplin program in memory of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death. Reviewers praise him as a “master of creating beautiful sounds with impeccable control of colors and textures,” and as “a musician with something to say, the skill to say it and the magnetic power to make you want to listen.” This is his debut with Tri-State Jazz Society.

   Photo by Galvanized Jazz Band

Haddonfield United Methodist Church

29 Warwick Road

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Photo by Peter Schaaf

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