Classic Jazz With a Twist! 
Whether its upbeat jazz for a party or background jazz to set just the right mood Quintessential brews up a rich blend of best loved jazz standards and stellar original tunes with a fresh modern twist. 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 is based in Vancouver, Canada and is proud to be a musical sponsor with Mission Possible and Jazzthink and a supporter of Jazz Evensong at the Sanctuary in Brentwood.  


House Concerts - A big thing!
Some of Quintessential's favorite gigs have been playing at private house concerts.  We love the opportunity to get to know our listeners up close and personal.  It is great fun to be able to play songs upon request for music lovers who want to hear their favorite jazz tune.  We have really enjoyed celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, milestone events, and special evenings for music lovers.  We would love to talk with you about how you can host a great evening of live jazz in your home.  Contact Us


Previous events


Jazz at Chapters

Chapters & Starbucks, 200th Street and Hwy 10, Langley, BC

As a kick off to the Langley Jazz Festival weekend we will be playing live at Chapters.  The store will also be featuring everything they have in print that is jazz related. 

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Awards Reception (Private Function)

Abbotsford, BC

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Langley, BC

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Corporate Reception (private event)

Vancouver, BC

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Open Live Recording Gig

Bad Dog Cafe and Grill, 33166c 1st Avenue, Mission, BC

No cover charge.  
The band will have Brent Ellis from LS Records on site to do a live recording.
Come on out and be part of the live crowd on what could be our next CD!

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Fundraiser Banquet (private function)

Pacific Life College, Surrey, BC

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Canadian Figure Skating Championship Sunday Brunch Reception

The Cannery Restaurant, Vancouver, BC

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North Vancouver Community Christmas Dinner

Harry Jerome Center, North Vancouver, BC

A free community Christmas supper sponsored by North Shore Alliance Church and many local businesses.
QuintEssential will be the house band and is donating this gig to this very worthy cause. 

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CD Release Event

Chapters/Starbucks, Langley Bypass and 200th Street, Langley, BC

A presentation of songs from our newest CD "QuintEssential Christmas." 

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Studio Session

Turtle Recording Studios, White Rock

A follow up to our Christmas CD recording session.   

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TWU Alumni Banquet

Trinity Western University

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Recording Session

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Turlte Recording Studio White Rock, BC

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Wedding Reception

Arbutus Club, Vancouver, BC

We played jazz for this reception for 3 and half hours, the crowd loved the music and danced the evening away.  It was great fun to play Tuxedo Junction for a special swing dance near the end of the reception. 

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FIFA VIP Reception

Diamond Centre-Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

Very cool to play for FIFA officials and players from all over the world. 

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Langley Jazz Festival

Outdoor Stage #2, Langley, BC

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Jazz Vespers

Christ the Redeemer Church, Cloverdale, BC

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Ledgeview Golf & Country Club, Abbotsford

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VIP Reception

Trinity Western University, Langley, BC

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Jazz Worship

Mountainview Alliance Church, Langley, BC

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World Vision Gala Fundraiser

Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, BC

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

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

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

"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


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