Founded in 2016, The West Coast Jazz Society Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a greater awareness and love for Jazz and Blues by exposing these great American art forms to the community at-large and to the schools. The Jazz Society shares ideas with other Jazz and Blues-oriented groups locally and around the nation to mutually assist in promoting the growth, appreciation and perpetuation of the Jazz and Blues genres.
The West Coast Jazz Society Inc presents Jazz and Blues music to the public in a variety of ways, including: festivals, performances, free jam sessions, hands-on workshops, clinics, community education, and outreach initiatives. Our objectives are to foster greater awareness and enjoyment in the community for Jazz and Blues through education and performances, and to provide workshops and a soon to be established jazz camp to students and adults who wish to further their knowledge and skill in the jazz music field.
The West Coast Jazz Society is also, an organization of businesses and professionals, musicians, teachers, students and listeners working together, for the purpose in advancing Jazz reaching from Washington State to the United Kingdom, and all points in-between. On this site, you will find original articles on local clubs, musicians, and events in your area, as well as reviews of Jazz recordings, a great calendar and information about the West Coast Jazz Society activities. Dive in , check out the news, use the jazz calendar and review our programs. If you like the site, or have suggestions, click here and let us know! We encourage you to support our work by becoming a member of the West Coast Jazz Society, and volunteering to help with one of our programs.
Jazz! Born in America...enjoyed worldwide!
Richard B "The Jazzman"
Richard "Jazzman" Bridgeforth President, West Coast Jazz Society Inc. Former on air personality with KAWC 88.9 FM Yuma, Arizona
WHEN YOU’RE WRAPPED AS TIGHT AS A BALL OF TWINE, KICK OFF YOUR SHOES AND UNWIND…CLICK ON THE JAZZ JUKEBOX FOR SOME RELAXING SMOOTH JAZZ………….