The Jazz Project – Northwest Jazz 2021


Coming up Sunday, May 8, The Jazz Project presents the third and final concert of its Video Sharing Series at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center at 5pm featuring the Brian Cunningham Trio in a CD release concert for their new recording, No Small Wonder. Presently we can seat patrons at 50% capacity and masks are required. Preference is given to Jazz Project members and to the Manieri Endowment patrons.

Each video concert will be made available within a week for public viewing. The concerts are free for Jazz Project members and for Manieri Jazz patrons. Tickets are available on this website in The Jazz Project store for each concert including DUENDE LIBRE and NELDA SWIGGETT”S ALASKA SUITE. Ticket purchasers should leave an email address. Donations are also welcome. This series is made possible by a generous grant from The Manieri Foundation.

Now that we are in phase three of re-opening protocols, keep an eye on this website for updates about virtual and remote concerts.  These will be posted on the gigs page and the events calendar.   Hopefully by Summer, we will resume some outdoor events and be back to normal programming by Fall.   

The Jazz Project has secured several grants through the CARES Act from 2020 and Whatcom ReStart so that when the time comes to return to producing shows, our financial situation will be sound.   Online donations can be made on this website and will prepare us for our eventual return to programs.

The Bellingham Youth Jazz Band has been canceled until at least FALL 2021!


Underwriting projects and program services include:

Funding for these programs comes primarily from members like you. Now in our 23rd season, member donations provide the lion’s share of the annual budget, while corporate, foundation, and arts grants provide the balance of our funding needs. With that in mind, I encourage you to support the arts in general and The Jazz Project specifically.  Thank you for supporting live music and living musicians. Jud Sherwood, Jazz Project Director