Our Vision

Our Vision of an Amazing Music Experience

Jazz On The Mountain Festivals Inc. is an event producer of international-class jazz and music performances, coupled with a focus on national and regional artists.

It began on Labour Day weekend 2011 as JAZZ ON THE MOUNTAIN AT WHISTLER, and became an internationally recognized event featuring major international jazz stars including television celebrity guitarist Kevin Eubanks, guitarist Stanley Jordan, contemporary masters Spyro Gyra and The Rippingtons, acclaimed vibist Gary Burton and Montreal’s Oliver Jones.

In 2013 the Festival moved to a new home venue at Blue Mountain Village and Resort in Ontario. Having successfully produced the inaugural edition of JAZZ ON THE MOUNTAIN AT BLUE on July 5-7, 2013 and its second edition on July 4-6, 2014.  With a successful third installment on July 3-5, 2015 the event and is now an anticipated multi-year event taking place on the first weekend in July after the Canada Day long weekend.

We deliver our world-class Festival to five audiences:

  1. The performers who are supported in giving performances to be remembered for a lifetime, and who in turn spread the Festival’s reputation in the musician’s community;
  2. The sponsors, who are delivered the highest quality for their sponsorship investments, and quantitative reports;
  3. The regional and loca stakeholders, for whom tourism, quality of performance and spending dollars are vital and to which the upper-end jazz demographic can be delivered:
  4. The live audiences, for which a top-quality audio/video production enhances the performance experience; and
  5. Future festivalgoers.

We are committed to:

  1. Excellence and Approachability in our music programming. World-class artists performing in a world-class setting;
  2. Accessibility to a wide variety of music fans;
  3. A fun, festivalized atmosphere, family-friendly for all ages;
  4. Free and Ticketed Shows for the true jazz fan and for those just beginning an appreciation;
  5. Music Education with an international-class faculty delivering Master Classes that also include interaction with students and the public;
  6. Disabled accessibility that includes Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), a national charity sponsor with onsite activations to increase public awareness of those suffering vision loss; and
  7. Appreciating our Media Partners for their paid and in-kind support.