• Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center, DBA WJMAC, is a registered charitable organization in the state of Washington and is recognized as eligible to receive tax exempt donations by the Internal Revenue Service.

    Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center
    4991 Samish Way
    Bellingham WA 98229

    PLEASE NOTE: No WJMAC sponsored events take place at this address. All WJMAC performances and classes are held at the The Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205 Prospect St, Bellingham unless otherwise indicated.

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    If you're interested in performing at WJMAC, please contact Artistic Director Julian MacDonough at

  • Combo Class Instructors

    Julian MacDonough
    Kevin Woods
    Roger Yamashita

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Coming Up...

Michael Van Bebber Quartet

Wednesday April 25th 7PM at the Sylvia Center

Michael Van Bebber (trumpet) John Hansen (piano), Michael Glynn (bass), Julian MacDonough (drums)

Ron Jones’ Big Band Jazz Forest with Pete Christlieb

Wednesday May 2nd 7PM at the Sylvia Center

The big sound of the jazz forest returns!