Note: All WJMAC events are held at the Unity Spiritual Center, 1095 Telegraph Rd, Bellingham unless otherwise listed.


Summer Jazz Camp: July 17th - 21st, 2017

Join us for a five day intensive focusing on improvisation, jazz theory, combo performance, jazz history, master classes, and private instruction.

Classes will be held from 10am to 5pm with a special performance on Wednesday evening featuring The Ben Patterson/Cory Weeds Quartet. Student combos will also take to the WJMAC stage for performances to end the week.

Whether a beginner or a more advanced player, you will learn from some of the finest musicians in the NW. Gain more confidence and deepen your improv abilities at the WJMAC Summer Jazz Camp.

To register, send your name and contact information to wjmacjazzcamp@gmail.com or call Julian MacDonough at 509-859-1801. Cost is $400 per student. Scholarships available.

Jazz Combos

Jazz Combo classes happen every Sunday from 1:30 - 3:30 PM and from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

Upcoming Performances

  • Celebrate the completion of WJMAC’s first Summer Jazz Camp with Ben Paterson & Cory Weeds

    Wednesday, July 26, 7-9PM

    Headlining our only summer show is Ben Paterson, the NYC keyboardist who put on a great B3 show for WJMAC earlier this season. Though he hasn't been down in a while, Cory Weeds has been a frequent and favorite visitor to our stage and always keeps it interesting. While the bassist is as yet to be determined, s/he will have to be good to keep up with these guys. WJMAC Artistic Director Julian MacDonough fills out the foursome. Don't miss it!

    Location: WJMAC at the Unity Spiritual Center

    Cost: $20 General; $10 WJMAC members; $5 students

    Lineup: Ben Patterson, Piano; Cory Weeds, Tenor Sax; TBA, Bass; Julian MacDonough, Drums

  • A Tribute to Horace Silver featuring the Kevin Woods Quintet

    Wednesday, September 6, 7-9PM

    Location: WJMAC at Unity Center

    Cost: $10 General; $5 Students; Members and Combo students free.

    Lineup: Kevin Woods Trumpet; TBD

  • Live from NYC Will and Peter Anderson

    Wednesday, September 13, 7-9PM

    The NY Times calls them "saxophone and clarinet virtuosos"

    Location: WJMAC at Unity Center

    Cost: $20 General; $10 WJMAC members; $5 students

    Lineup: Will Anderson, Peter Anderson: saxophones and clarinet; TBD

  • A Quartet of Great Seattle Artists

    Wednesday, September 20, 7-9PM

    Location: WJMAC at Unity Center

    Cost: $10 General; $5 Students; Members and Combo students free.

    Lineup: Dawn Clement: Piano; Mark Taylor: Alto Sax; Michael Glynn: Bass; Julian MacDonough: Drums

  • Tamir Hendelman and Trio

    Wednesday, September 27, 7-9PM

    If you've seen Jeff Hamilton in the last few years, you have probably found yourself digging the pianist, Tamir Hendelman.

    Location: WJMAC at Unity Center

    Cost: $20 General; $10 WJMAC members; $5 students

    Lineup: Tamir Hendelman: Piano; TBA

Coming Up...

Kevin Woods Quartet CD Release Concert

Wednesday May 31, 7PM

Come help Kevin celebrate the release of his 5th CD - Catching Starlight!

Ben Patterson and Cory Weeds Quartet

Wednesday, July 26, 7-9 PM