Celebrating over 30 years of live jazz...

Founded in 1983, the mission of Gainesville Friends of Jazz is to support, promote and increase public awareness, interest, participation and education in jazz, America's music.


Thank you to the founding Gaineville Friends of Jazz Board of Directors for your vision.

Jerry Coker

Hugh Davis

Ron Franklin

Gene Grissom

Nancy Grissom

Bill Hardy

Gary Langford

Ed Munson

Jack Nichelson

Mary Webb

John Abercrombie


Toshiko Akioshi