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.

Hall of fame...


The Gainesville Friends of Jazz Hall of Fame recognizes the following inductees.

2003   John "Bucky" Pizzarelli



2004   Gene Grissom



2005   Bonifaccio "Buddy" DeFranco



2006   Gary Langford



2007   John "Bill" Hardy



2008   Frank Sullivan



2011   Michael "Mr. P." Pokriefka