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Charlotte County Jazz Society

Important Notice

The closing of the Cultural Center in Port Charlotte has forced CCJS to seek alternate sites. Concerts scheduled for February 7 and April 11 will be held at the Gulf Theater at the Military Heritage Museum, 900 W. Marion Avenue in Punta Gorda. The March 14 Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra’s American Swing Experience will move to 1st Methodist Church Life Center at the corner of W. Olympia Ave. and Gill Street in Punta Gorda. Doors open at 6:30 pm and concerts begin at 7:00 pm. Concerts are free to members, $25 cash or check at the door for guests.

Ken Franckling’s Jazz Notes: Love – and Bossa Nova – were in the air

The Charlotte County Jazz Society has resumed Matinee Jazz special events at The Grill at 1951 in Port Charlotte. Read Ken Franckling’s Jazz Notes.


The Charlotte County Jazz Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting jazz music. We are located in Port Charlotte, Florida where we host concerts, as well as jazz jam sessions, monthly from October of each year through the following April. Revenue from our events supports our scholarship program to assist local high school students pay for their advanced education in music.

As a Jazz Society member you will, each year, enjoy admission without additional charge to performances by Florida’s finest professional talent as well as world renowned jazz artists. You will also receive a quarterly digital newsletter covering the jazz scene in Charlotte County and around Southwest Florida. Non-members are welcome at all our events as well.

Whether you are already a fan or are just beginning to explore and enjoy jazz, we welcome you and hope you will enjoy our website. Please browse through our menu at top and click a link to view our activities and upcoming events as well as information about scholarships, membership, special events and jazz around our community and Southwest Florida.

Becoming a member of the Charlotte County Jazz Society is easy . . . just visit our “Become a Member” page and download an application.

  • To view our latest newsletter (Dec. 2021-Jan. 2022) please click here: In Tune

Thank you for visiting us at ccjazz.org. We look forward to meeting you soon at one of our jazz events.

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A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION # CH57102.
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