Classic Jazz With a Twist! 

Whether its upbeat jazz for a party or background jazz to set the right mood Quintessential  brews up a rich blend of best loved jazz standards and stellar original tunes with a fresh twist on the classic jazz sound. 
Quintessential  has entertained appreciative audiences at venues ranging from posh ballrooms to outdoor festivals to house concerts to corporate events to packing out the local bistro and more.  Our music has been featured on CBC, CKUA, Jango and Jazz Enjoy great live music from a band that loves to play jazz for people!   

Quintessential Jazz Band  is based in Vancouver, Canada and is proud to be a musical sponsor with Mission Possible and a supporter of Jazz Evensong at the Sanctuary, Vancouver's new weekly jazz venue.  

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What they're saying about us

"Big thanks to @QTJazzBand for giving the entire Giller Prize "Between the Pages" show a wonderful jazz vibe."
-@Giller Prize tweet

"Fabulous, made the party!"
(for Oscar nominee Peter Lando)
-Linda Lando 

"Quintessential has been the perfect addition to a number of events I've hosted. Always professional, friendly and fun to work with, Quintessential's musical excellence elevates any event."
- Julie S., Capulet Communications

"You were a pleasure to work with!  Our guests were incredibly impressed by Quintessential!"  
- Ruth H., Event Planner

"Quintessential played for us at Grouse Mountain.  Our clients and management from around the world left the venue with only the best of comments."  
- Sean, Events Coordinator

"We received nothing but compliments for Quintessential by our wedding guests."  
- Dave and Margaret

"Quintessential added delight and pleasure to our charity's Fund Raising Dinner.  I heartily recommend them!"  
- Lorri S., Hunger Response International

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