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 studentsRead More →

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 jazzRead More →

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 beRead More →

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 bayouRead More →

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 byRead More →

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 aRead More →

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 WithRead More →

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 enoughRead More →

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 toRead More →

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.Read More →

Free Tuesday in the Plaza Concert The King Street Giants When: Tuesday, June 4, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Healdsburg Plaza With their emphasis on the historical, trad-jazz bands sometimes forget that the music is bottom-line about fun. Louis Armstrong certainly understood this, and so do the King Street Giants. This Sonoma County band playing the Healdsburg Plaza June 4Read More →

Carla Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard and Ethan Iverson – Mark Turner Duo When: Sunday, June 2, 7 p.m. Where: Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg Tickets: $75 Gold | $55 General (Reserved seating) 10% discount for members starting at Jazz Supporter level The paradox of Carla Bley – 82 and going strong – is that whileRead More →

DEJOHNETTE • COLTRANE • GARRISON When: Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m. Where: Raven Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg SOLD OUT When ECM Records issued its first album in 1969, Ravi Coltrane was 4 years old and Matt Garrison wasn’t born yet. Jack DeJohnette, on the other hand, was the ripe old age of 27 and getting ready to embark onRead More →

Festival Premiere at Soda Rock Winery Ralph Towner with guest Paul McCandless When: Friday, May 31 Time: 7:30 p.m. (courtyard open 6 p.m.) Where: Soda Rock Winery, 8015 Highway 128, Healdsburg (Alexander Valley) Few artists are as closely associated with ECM Records as Ralph Towner. Each is a Rock of Gibraltar, one an institution, the other a guitarist, each expectingRead More →

2019 Healdsburg Jazz Gala – May 2 What: “Healdsburg Jazz Gala,” an annual FUNdraiser Date:  Thursday May 2, 2019 Time:  6:00 – 10 p.m. Location:   Mayacama Golf Club, 1240 Mayacama Club Dr., Santa Rosa See the auction lots on this page. This year’s Healdsburg Jazz Gala, All That Jazz, is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy sumptuous food, fine wines andRead More →