Spokane Jazz Society and the Spokane Jazz Orchestra were formed and incorporated as a non-profit arts organization in 1975. The Inland Northwest continues to take ever-greater pride and pleasure in what has become one of its genuine performing arts treasures. Twenty-five years ofsweat, commitment,support, volunteerism and literally scores of glorious performances tell the story of SJS and the SJO. Spokane Jazz Orchestra’s guest artist roster reads like a “Who’sWho” in jazz. Your Spokane Jazz Orchestra is the oldest, continually performing, professional community jazz orchestra in the western hemisphere!