19th annual FOJ Mardi Gras was a ball!

About 120 guests attended the nineteenth annual Mardi Gras Ball at the Embassy Suites in Brea on Sunday, March 8, 2020. An annual fundraiser, the ball is held to raise money for scholarships and jazz education programs. Guests dined and dance to the music of the...

RagFest 2020 Cancelled

RagFest 2020 is cancelled, like so many of the live events this year. The Curtis Theatre in Brea originally scheduled this event for November 7, however, the theatre is closed and most likely won’t reopen until next year. RagFest has been a small-scale...

To Our Friends and Supporters

We thought you might like a monthly update on FOJ so we’re planning on writing a small newsletter on a monthly basis. You’ll still be receiving Jive Talkin’ each quarter. It’s been a strange and frustrating yer since our Mardi Gras in March,...