Meet Brenda Byrdie

It is with gratitude that we welcome Brenda Byrdie as the SJC Volunteer Coordinator. Born in Chicago, Brenda has worked for more than forty years in the hospitality industry. Starting at age fourteen in the church cafeteria, she would work in the concierge department for Marriott International. Introduced to jazz…

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Coronoavirus CoVid-19 Update

To our Guest, Members, Partners, Musicians, and Staff: In compliance with the recent order from the Governor of California Gavin Newsom, directives from the Center for Disease Controls, and the World Health Organization, it is with a heavy heart, yet an overabundance of caution that the Sacramento Jazz Coop cancels…

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SJC 5TH Anniversary Celebration Canceled

With sincere sadness, we must inform you that we have canceled the 5th Anniversary Celebration set to have taken place at the Folsom Amphitheater on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Even with the best efforts of musicians, vendors, and volunteers, we have not been able to elicit enough support. Low ticket…

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Sacramento Jazz Cooperative (SJC) is to foster a greater understanding of mainstream, straight-ahead, classic jazz as the true American art form, and increase audience participation through education and performance showcasing local and touring jazz artist.
About SJC

The Sacramento Jazz Cooperative, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charitable nonprofit corporation, formed on September 26, 2016. FEIN 81-4163924.  Governed by a three member Board of Directors, SJC survives on public and private donations, including ticket sales to events, memberships, sponsorship, and volunteers, all of whom are the backbone to the success of the organization. 

Sacramento Jazz Cooperative   PO Box 19254, Sacramento, California 95819-0254. Telephone: 916-922-9758

Legacy Giving

There are numerous ways in which you can support live jazz through SJC. One is through Legacy Giving, intended for use by individuals, large groups or corporations and sponsors. Your one time (vs annual giving) Legacy gift at the Coltrane Level of $2500, or at the $5,000 Ellington Level allows us to meet more challenging goals and educational requirements.Click Here to make your tax-deductible donation today.