The Jazz Society of Ecuador

The Jazz Society of Ecuador is a volunteer society of musicians, music teachers, and jazz enthusiasts whose purpose is to present live jazz performances throughout Ecuador. It was founded in 2012 by Jim Gala, a jazz pianist from New York.  Read more…

Live Jazz!

Performances and Reservations

We perform Wednesday through Saturday from 6:30pm – 10:00pm.

The Jazz Society Café located on the 2nd floor (upstairs) of La Viña Italian restaurant.  La Viña provides the food & beverages using the same menu & prices as downstairs, and has a reputation for serving authentic Italian cuisine and pizza as the owner/chef is from Italy.

La Viña Restaurante
5-101 Luis Cordero y Juan Jaramillo
Cuenca, Ecuador (map)


Donations are Welcome and Needed

Please contribute to our Annual Fund Raising Drive and help us continue our program of presenting top quality Live Jazz and Latin American music nightly, compensation to the performing students as well as the professional musicians, and free instruction in the art of improvisation to Ecuadorian conservatory students via The Jazz Society of Ecuador Student Education Fund.

For this week’s schedule, follow this link:

Our Mission Statement

“To add jazz to the cultural assets of Ecuador, to educate and nurture aspiring Ecuadorian musicians in the art of improvisation, to create a venue for them to perform before a live audience, to promote jazz events and festivals throughout Ecuador, and to welcome musicians from other countries to participate in our mission while enjoying the unique beauty and charm of Ecuador.”

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