Note: All WJMAC events are held at the The Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205-207 Prospect St, Bellingham unless otherwise listed.

Jazz Combos

For the 2018-2019 season, combo classes are held every Monday from 7-9pm at the Sylvia Center for the Arts. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Performances

  • Jared Hall Quartet featuring Tal Cohen

    Wednesday March 27th, 7PM

    Jared Hall returns to WJMAC with Tal Cohen whose unique piano style owes its roots to the Jewish folk songs and classical music he played in his formative years growing up in Gedera, Israel. He was the 2015 winner of the Freedman Fellowship Award and in 2014 won the Barry Harris Piano Competition in the US. His recent album 'Gentle Giants' has received overwhelming attention including a 4 star review from the acclaimed Downbeat Jazz Magazine.

    Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts 205-207 Prospect, bellingham, WA

    Cost: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE

    Lineup: Tal Cohen (piano), Jared Hall (trumpet), Michael Glynn (bass), John Bishop (drums)

    Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

    Website: http://www.talcohenmusic.com

  • Cory Weeds Quartet

    Wednesday April 3rd 2019 7PM

    BC jazz ambassador Cory Weeds returns and fronts this tight, solid, inventive quartet.

    Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts 205-207 Prospect, Bellingham, WA, USA

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Cory Weeds (alto), Mike Allen (tenor), Michael Glynn (bass), Matt Jorgensen (drums)

    Tickets at the door at 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

    Website: http://www.coryweeds.com

  • Kevin Woods featuring Frank Russo

    Wednesday April 10th 2019 7PM

    Originally from NYC, currently living, teaching, and playing outside of Baltimore, national and international jazz artist and educator Russo (drums), joins local jazz artist and educator Kevin Woods (trumpet)
    for this one of a kind evening. Among many others, highlights of Russo’s performances include Jazz Festivals in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe, and The Kennedy Center.

    Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts 205-207 Prospect, Bellingham, WA, USA

    Cost: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE

    Lineup: Kevin Woods (trumpet), Steve Tressler (tenor sax), John Hansen (piano), Michael Glynn (bass), Frank Russo (drums)

    Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

  • Steve Kaldestad Quartet

    Wednesday April 17th 2019 7PM

    International performing and recording artist, Steve Kaldestad joins us from Vancouver BC
    where he is a highly in-demand sax player and is also the chair of the Jazz Program at Capilano University.
    He has played with Peter Bernstein, Mike LeDonne, the BBC Big Band and so many others.

    Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts, 205-207 Prospect, Bellingham, WA, USA

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Steve Kaldestad (tenor sax), Tony Foster (piano), Michael Glynn (bass), Joe Poole (drums)

    Tickets at the door at 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

    Website: https://stevekaldestad.com

  • Bill Anschell Trio

    Wednesday April 24th 2019 7PM

    WJMAC is delighted to welcome back composer, performer, recording artist, multiple-award winner, and writer Bill Anschell. Any and every time Anschell plays here is a special, memorable evening. The unforgettable trio tonight is: Anschell (piano), Jeff Johnson (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums).

    Location: Sylvia Center for the Arts 205-207 Prospect, Bellingham, WA, USA

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Bill Anschell (piano), Jeff Johnson (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums).

    Tickets at the door 6PM. Doors at 6:30. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.

    Website: https://www.billanschell.com

  • Birch Pereira and The Gin Joints

    Wednesday May 1st 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE

    Lineup: Birch Pereira (vocals, bass), Rex Gregory (sax, clarinet), Jacob Park Evans (guitar), Ray Larsen (trumpet), Adrian Van Batenburg (drums)

    Website: https://www.theginjointsband.com

  • D’Vonne Lewis and Limited Edition

    Wednesday May 8th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE

    Lineup: D'Vonne Lewis (drums), Cole Schuster (guitar), Farko Dusomov (bass), Cliff Colon (sax), Jacques Willis (vibes)

    Website: http://www.dvonnelewis.com

  • Greta Matassa

    Wednesday May 15th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE

    Lineup: Great Matassa (vocals), Darin Clendenin (piano), Mark Ivester (drums), Alexey Nikolaev (sax), Clipper Anderson (bass)

    Website: http://www.gretamatassa.com

  • Miles Black and Thomas Harris

    Wednesday May 22nd 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Miles Black (piano), Thomas Harris (tenor, alto)

    Website: http://http://www.milesblack.com

  • Ron Jones and the Jazz Forest

    Wednesday May 29th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $20 general, $5 students. WJMAC members and students FREE.

    Lineup: cast of thousands in the Lucas Hicks Theatre!

    Website: http://www.jazzforest.com

  • Cory Weeds

    Wednesday June 5th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Website: http://www.coryweeds.com

  • Phil Parisot Quartet

    Wednesday June 12th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Phil Parisot (drums), Steve Tressler (tenor sax), Dan Kramlich (piano), Clipper Anderson (bass)

    Website: https://www.philparisot.com

  • Marina Albero

    Wednesday June 19th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Marina Albero (piano), Jeff Johnson (bass)

    Website: http://www.marinaalbero.net

  • Ralph Kolin presents Bellingham’s Own

    Wednesday June 26th 2019 7PM

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

    Cost: $10 general, $5 student, WJMAC members and students FREE

    Lineup: Kevin Woods (trumpet), Thomas Harris (sax), Roger Yamashita (bass), Christian Casolary (drums), Conner Helms (piano)

Coming Up...

Jared Hall Quartet featuring Tal Cohen

Wednesday March 27th, 7PM

On Tal Cohen: “... A special talent that needs to be heard. Check him out!” - George Garzone

Cory Weeds Quartet

Wednesday April 3rd 7PM