The Coastal Jazz and Blues Society is a charitable arts organization located in Vancouver, British Columbia and BC’s largest music presenter. We produce the annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, one of the most critically acclaimed jazz festivals in the world, drawing over half a million patrons each year. The festival features over 300 concerts (150 free) in 35 venues across Vancouver’s Lower Mainland and North Shore including the Downtown Jazz Opening Weekend and the David Lam Park Jazz Closing Weekend.
The Society also produces the annual Music Series for the Winterruption Festival on Granville Island, the Time Flies Improvised Music Festival and several year-round concerts. We also produce several education programs including the TD High School Jazz Intensive and the Creative Music Think Tank Symposium.