• 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

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Coming Up...

From NYC: Vincent Herring Quartet!

Wednesday June 20th at 7PM

Vincent Herring (alto and soprano saxophone), Dave Kikoski (piano), Yasushi Nakamura (bass), Carl Allen (drums)

Adam Thomas

Wednesday June 27th at 7PM

Canadian Adam Thomas, (guitar and vocals) closes out our season in style.