Jazz Performance and Education Centre


JPEC’s Accomplishments

JPEC celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018 by renewing its dedication to the preservation, performance and education of Canadian jazz. Raymond Koskie, President of JPEC, says: “JPEC has always cherished Canadian jazz talent. Until now, we have concentrated primarily on performance and education. Now, after 10 years we will be looking harder at how we can harvest a legacy of Canadian jazz."

He adds... “While JPEC has presented jazz from all over the world in order to introduce audiences to new and diverse music, Canadian talent is closest to our hearts.”

Officially incorporated in 2008 as a non-profit charitable organization, JPEC was born when jazz aficionados Raymond and Rochelle Koskie assembled a committee of fellow enthusiasts, who, over the course of 10 years has committed itself to jazz by:

"It's important to us that we preserve Canada’s outstanding jazz heritage and tradition.
Our 10th anniversary will open new ways to do this," says Koskie.

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