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The Gulf Jazz Society (GJS) is an organization of jazz enthusiasts from all walks of life. The Society’s membership includes musicians, teachers, business and professional persons, students, and persons simply interested in America’s original music. Our common bond is the love of jazz music and the desire to build a larger jazz audience in the local community.

Gulf Jazz Society Board of Directors meets monthly in Panama City, FL. Any person interested in jazz and the GJS is welcome to attend. Call 850 235 1659 for meeting details.


  • Individual Membership – $20
  • Family – $30
  • Student – $10,
  • Corporate – $500,
  • Individual Lifetime – $250 one time.

As a GJS member, you will receive reduced rates at GJS functions, E-mail notices of events, access to GJS logo apparel and other jazz related items.



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    Mail your check to:

    Gulf Jazz Society
    PO Box 1535
    Panama City, FL 32402

    You may also download an application by clicking on the DOWNLOAD link below, then fill it out, and mail it with your check – it’s easy!

    GJS Brochure and Application Form (PDF):   DOWNLOAD

    The Application form is in Adobe PDF format. If you don’t have the free Adobe Reader software installed, you can download it HERE.


    The GJS is always in need of volunteers to help with bi-monthly events and the annual Jazz by the Bay Festival. If you would like to help out or learn more, please contact Steve Gibson at 570-236-7042. There are opportunities to help with the Festival, the monthly shows, membership, publicity, education, scholarship, etc.

    The GJS is an all-volunteer non-profit organization.