Jazz Jam

trumpet-148550__180Join the fun as Jazz Pensacola presents Jazz Jam 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 1 and June 5, at Horizen Restaurant, 3103 E. Strong St., Pensacola. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Featuring the House Band and guest musicians, Jazz Jam is strictly for fun, an opportunity to play jazz with other musicians on the first Monday of every month.

Admission is free for participating musicians, including high school and college students with student IDs. Each participating student also receives one free admission ticket for one guest. Drummers, please bring your own sticks/brushes.

Admission is $10 for Jazz Pensacola members and guests, $12 for non-members, free for students with ID and military in uniform. Join Jazz Pensacola at the event, and admission is free. Dinner and drinks available.

Proceeds support Jazz Pensacola's house rhythm section and annual Pensacola JazzFest.

Jazz Gumbo

may-15-gumbo-photoJazz Pensacola holds its next Jazz Gumbo 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 15, at Phineas Phogg's, Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Cost is $10 each for Jazz Pensacola members and guests, $12 for non-members, free for students with ID and military in uniform. Also, join Jazz Pensacola at this event, and admission is free.

Admission includes a cup of seafood gumbo, and you can order from the menu and cash bar. Hold onto your admission tickets for Door Prize drawings. Attendees can also purchase 50/50 tickets for a cash drawing. The winner gets half, and Jazz Pensacola gets half to benefit its music program.


Jazz Pensacola events in red.

Details on these events and others here.


Browse through our extensive archive of photos and videos, chronicling the many great jazz events in Pensacola over the years. And come back often, as new photos are added all the time!


Roger Villines, left, trumpeter and president of Jazz Pensacola, shares his thoughts on the current local jazz scene and his experiences in jazz performance and jazz education in his blog, "The President Blows His Horn."

Norman Vickers, right, Volunteer Executive Director Emeritus and one of the founders of Jazz Pensacola and JazzFest, brings you reviews of current jazz books and albums in his eponymous blog.

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Support levels for all types, including discounted admission to monthly events









We also have Jazz Pensacola advanced sponsorships at the Partner, Patron, Benefactor and Sponsor levels. Jazz Pensacola is a non-profit organization, which means that applicable portions of your gift or support may be tax deductible.
And don't forget our Jazz Pensacola Event Card, which provides discount admissions to Jazz Pensacola events and performances.
More information here.



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Jazz Pensacola

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 Suite 418

Pensacola, FL 32502-5633

(850) 433-8382

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