Note: All WJMAC events are held at the The Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205 Prospect St, Bellingham unless otherwise listed.

Jazz Combos

In 2017-2018, combo classes were every Sunday from 12:00 - 2:00 PM at WWU, and every Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Sylvia Center for the Arts. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Performances

  • Kevin Woods Quartet

    Wednesday September 5th 7PM at the Sylvia Center for the Arts

    Location: WJMAC at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205 Prospect St., Bellingham

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members covered

    Lineup: WJMAC Season 5 opens with trumpeter, WWU Jazz Studies Director, and composer Kevin Woods leading the Kevin Woods Quartet! Woods is joined by Thomas Harris (tenor sax), Roger Yamashita (bass) and Christian Casolary (drums) in presenting the music of the Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker Quartet.

  • Mike Allen Quartet

    Wednesday September 12th 7PM

    Location: WJMAC at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205 Prospect St., Bellingham

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members covered

    Lineup: We are delighted to welcome Western Canadian Music Award-winning saxophonist Mike Allen back to the WJMAC stage! He returns tonight with his quartet, featuring the incomparable Miles Black on piano, with
    eloquent, masterful jazz.

  • Arête Quartet featuring NYC guitarist Will Bernard

    Wednesday September 19th 7PM

    Location: WJMAC at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205 Prospect St., Bellingham

    Cost: $20 general, $5 students, WJMAC members covered

    Lineup: NYC jazz/funk guitarist Will Bernard joins Arête Quartet for this very special performance. Multiple grammy-nominee Will Bernard has worked with luminaries Don Cherry, Tom Waits, Ben Sidran, Stanton Moore, Dr John, Charlie Hunter, Medeski/Martin/Wood and many others. He brings masterful guitar playing and several of his compositions to genre-bending Arête Quartet, teaming with Joe Doria (keyboards), Steve Jones (bass) and Joel Litwin (drums).

Coming Up...

Kevin Woods Quartet

Wednesday September 5th 7PM at the Sylvia Center for the Arts

Kevin Woods (trumpet), Thomas Harris (sax), Roger Yamashita (bass), Christian Casolary (drums)

Mike Allen Quartet

Wednesday September 12th 7PM

Mike Allen is joined by Miles Black for this special evening.