Healdsburg welcomes Operation Jazz Band

HJF16_poster_babatundeSDate: Friday, April 15
Location: Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
Time:  7:00 and 9:00 p.m. (two shows, separate admission)
Cost: $20 Tickets now available here

High energy drummer-percussionist and local favorites Babatunde Lea and Friends will perform at Healdsburg Center for the Arts on Friday, April 15. The outstanding group of players includes tenor saxophonist Teodross AveryRuth Ahlers on alto, Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet, Frank Martin on piano and Gary Brown on bass. (Download poster PDF)

“Lea drives his stellar groups from the drum kit or congas with ferocity and grace, picking up where the post-bop greats of the 60’s and 70’s left off.” — San Francisco Weekly

This concert brings to a close Operation Jazz Band (OJB) week in the schools April 11-15: All of the performers are participants in the popular community program which educates 5th grade students in the Healdsburg/Geyserville area about the jazz band and art of jazz. This concert will be an opportunity for OJB parents and others in the community to experience the energy and talent of these top-flight musicians.


Presented by: Healdsburg Jazz (www.healdsburgjazz.org) and Healdsburg Center for the Arts (www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.com/)

Ways to Purchase tickets:

  • Soon available at the Tickets link in the nav bar
  • Healdsburg Center for the Arts, daily 11 am – 5 pm
  • At the door the night of the event, subject to availability