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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Sacramento County Pandemic Health Update

Effective 07/29/2021, due to rising COVID numbers associated with the Delta variant, Sacramento County has reissued a mask wearing mandate, required for all public functions and gatherings. We must comply with this directive. Until further notice, all ticket holders attending live SJC performances in Sacramento County will be required to…

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East of Sacramento

The Sacramento Jazz Cooperative pens the moniker SJC, East, as it kicks off its 6th year, effective October 1, 2021, expanding operations with the relocation of the founder, president, and CEO Carolyne Swayze into Pooler, GA. SJC remains headquartered in Sacramento, with oversight under Vice-President and COO Carol Manson. “Not…

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Who We Are

The Sacramento Jazz Cooperative, Inc (aka SJC and Sac Jazz Coop) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable benefit, with a mission to preserve classic jazz as a cultural American art form, through education, including theory and live performances. The organization survives on public and private donations, including ticket sales to events, sponsors, volunteers and memberships. Patrons and volunteers are the backbone to its success. Headquartered in Sacramento CA (PO Box 384842, 95834-0842, 800-564-5228, the organization is expanding its performance area to other areas, including Pooler, GA
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