Parlor Jazz November 10, 2019 Paul Mahder Gallery, 7 pm Oregonia with guest artist Paul McCandless – Sold Out! Art Lande (piano) John Gunther (woodwinds) Tim Wendel (guitar) Special guest artist Paul McCandless (saxophone, bass clarinet) Oregonia is a project playing the compositions of Paul McCandless, Ralph Towner and their friends who forged a unique, modern Jazz language. The group Oregon, formed in 1970 as an offshoot of the Paul Winter
2019 Survey of Festival Attendees We can’t thank you enough for your attendance at the 21st Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival! You can help in planning future festivals by completing this survey. Please click on the link below or copy and paste it into your Internet browser: www.SurveyMonkey.com/r/2019HJFsurvey3 If you attended the Festival with friends, we encourage you to forward them this email message so they can take the survey too.
West Plaza Park, Healdsburg (directions) Hours: Monday – Friday (June 3-7) 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (No activities Wednesday, June 5) Looking for the Jazz Village? Go here to learn more. Welcome to our NEW Jazz Village Campus, a place where you can bring children (preK-5) to engage in high-quality music learning experiences FOR FREE! Experience music learning as students rotate between rhythmic activities (25 minutes each) and performances (50
Auction Packages for May 2 “All That Jazz” Gala Ten items will be presented for bidding during a live auction after dinner at the May 2 Healdsburg Jazz Gala, by auctioneer Mark Gladden. Following a presentation of each item, bids will be taken beginning at a percentage of the gift value. Primary “Auction Packages” include the following: Lot #1: Vive la France! A rare opportunity to enjoy four nights in
Student Jazz Combo Competition & Jam, 4/20/19 Our annual Student Jazz Combo Competition (SJCC) recruits young musicians from across Sonoma County to form ensembles of up to six members to select and/or write material that reflects their personal vision of jazz. The goal of the program is to encourage young musicians to explore their creativity in a small-group format, bring talented musicians together in a friendly competition, showcase talented high
Wine & Jazz Dinner Calvin Keys and Jeff Chambers Duo When: Monday, June 3, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Cost: No cover, dinner reservations recommended (707) 431-0330 Where: Dry Creek Kitchen, 317 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg Some musicians just don’t like to travel much. Though guitarist Calvin Keys and bassist Jeff Chambers have done their share of international tours with major jazz stars, for the most part they have stuck close to
Jazz at the Hotel Healdsburg Adam Shulman Trio Date: Saturday, June 1 Time: 9 p.m. – Midnight Cost: Free Where: Spirit Bar at Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg Though jazz has evolved in multiple directions in the past half century, much of the language used by almost all playerscomes from bebop. As long as this is reality,there will be musicians studying it, refining it, performing it—torchbearers, if you will.
Blues Brunch at Davis Family Vineyards Bluesman Guy Davis with Marcella Simien When: Sunday, June 2 Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Davis Family Vineyards, 52 Front St., Healdsburg Tickets: $35 (includes glass of wine) What do you get when you put together a singer harboring a gentle backwoods blues voice with one who can howl like a bayou banshee? Guests at the June 2 Healdsburg Jazz Festival Blues
Free concert at Landmark Vineyards Carlos Herrera Latin Jazz Trio When: Saturday, June 1 Time: Noon to 3 p.m. Where: Landmark Vineyards at Hop Kiln Estate, 6050 Westside Rd, Healdsburg The Carlos Herrera Latin Trio has been charming the region for years with its blend of Latin American-tinged genres – merengue, rumba, bossa, boleros, and salsa among them. Led by Carlos, hailing from Costa Rica and playing a mean flamenco
ECM turns 50 German music label honored with first-weekend concerts Anyone who has been a consumer of jazz (and classical) records or CDs over the past 50 years must surely be aware of the German label ECM. It has released albums by dozens of jazz greats, including Keith Jarrett, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Pat Matheny, Mal Waldron, Vijay Iyer, John Abercrombie, Aaron Parks, Dave Holland, Paul Bley, Charles Lloyd,
Dhafer Youssef Quartet When: Sunday, June 9 Time: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6) Where: Jackson Theater, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa Tickets: $75 | $55 | $45 (Reserved seating) 10% discount for members starting at Jazz Supporter Level Dhafer Youssef, a charismatic and mesmerizing oud player and singer from Tunisia, headlines the Healdsburg Jazz Festival with a top New York jazz rhythm section – drummer Marcus Gilmore
Double-bill concert at Jackson Theater Joey DeFrancesco Trio with Troy Roberts and Billy Hart And the Regina Carter Quintet When: Saturday, June 8 Time: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6) Where: Jackson Theater, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa Tickets: $75 | $55 | $45 (Reserved seating) 10% discount for members starting at Jazz Supporter Event Patron: Thomas Sparks With all he’s already accomplished in his 47 years, it’s perhaps
Harold López-Nussa Quartet featuring Ruy López-Nussa, Luques Curtis and Mayquel Gonzalez When: Friday, June 7 Times: 7 (sold out) and 9 p.m. Where: Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg Tickets: SOLD OUT Event sponsor Healdsburg Sotheby’s Last fall Healdsburg Jazz presented Cuba’s latest piano sensation Harold López-Nussa and his trio at the Paul Mahder Gallery, and there was enough magic to warrant a return engagement as part of the
Jazz Night at the Movies with Mark Cantor When: Thursday, June 6 Time: 7 p.m. (doors open 6:30) Where: Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg Tickets: $15, open seating Anyone out there old enough to remember a jazz musician named Bob Howard? Born in 1906, he was a successful swing pianist and singer who was the first African American to get a network television series – “The Bob Howard Show”
Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller’s Parlour Game When: Wednesday, June 5 Where: Spoonbar, 219 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg Two seatings: 6:30 (music at 7) and 8:30 (music at 9) Cost: $68 includes show, dinner, tax and gratuity. See the menu online. Event sponsor: Rodney Strong Vineyards Parlour Game may not be a supergroup according to the strict definition of the word. But in terms of sound, vision, and chemistry, Parlour Game