Healdsburg Jazz Gala – May 2

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 and cocktails, and great music at the gorgeous Mayacama Golf Club on Thursday, May

Jazz Festival Gala – Auction Items

Prepare your bids now! Auction Packages for Jan. 27 Anniversary Gala Several items will be presented for bidding during a live auction before dinner at the Jan. 27 Gala, and following a presentation of the item bids will be taken beginning at a percentage of the gift value. Primary “Auction Packages” include the following: 1. Full 12-bottle case of rare, aged French wines Everyone dreams of a cellar full of

Take Our Survey for Festival Attendees

ATTENTION 2013 HEALDSBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL ATTENDEES: IF YOU ATTENDED THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL, we’d like to know what you thought of the experience by taking part in an important survey to help us in our efforts to make future Festivals even more entertaining and enjoyable.  It’s an easy-to-answer, confidential survey. Please take a few minutes to complete it now. Take the Survey Now Your input would be VERY HELPFUL to us as we: Attempt to learn about your

HJF Receives NEA Grant for Charlie Haden Tribute

Healdsburg Jazz Festival is recommended for a $20,000 grant to support a tribute to NEA Jazz Master Charlie Haden. Tribute dates are June 1 and 2 and will be part of the larger 10-day festival, May 31 – June 9, 2013. More than 20 performers representing various phases of the bassist-composer-bandleader’s career are slated to participate in this two-day celebration of his music culminating in a concert by the 12-piece Liberation Music Orchestra.

Sample Recipe from Festa Italiana

Torre di Melanzana e Pomodoro (Eggplant & Tomato Stacks)Region: Island of Sicily Download the full Festa Menu (PDF, 30 kb) or see it online here Try this recipe from honorary Board Member Frank Carruba, a great vegetarian main course or serious appetizer made from the fresh vegetables that are so plentiful this time of year!   Ingredients: 1/2 C plus 2 t olive oil, plus more as needed 4 yellow

Preview: Festival Line-up for 2012

Healdsburg Jazz Festival, June 1-10, 2012 The line-up for the 14th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival is not yet finalized, but we’re happy to announce that we have received an NEA Jazz Masters Live grant of $10,000 to help support a concert on June 10, 2012 honoring jazz masters Sheila Jordan and Roy Haynes. The Healdsburg Jazz Festival is one of only 12 not-for-profit organizations to receive a grant to support

July 29 Board announcement with comments

Press Release from the Board of Directors The Healdsburg Jazz Festival Announces Hiatus of Jazz Festival for 2011 Season and Renewed Focus on Music Education Program July 29, 2010 Today the Healdsburg Jazz Festival Board of Directors announced that the organization will focus the resources of the organization on its signature music education program, Operation Jazz Band for the 2011 season. Pat Templin the Board Chair said, “Operation Jazz Band

10 Reasons No. 1: Have Fun!

Ten Reasons to Attend the Healdsburg Jazz Festival Sure, there are lots of good serious reasons to come to Healdsburg – historic venues and intimate settings, new stars and living legends, cross-cultural interaction and jazz education. But let’s face facts: most of us come here for the food, the wine, the music — the good times in the sun. Which brings us to… Reason Number 1: Let’s have some fun!

10 Reasons No. 2: New Stars on the Rise

Reason # 2: See New Stars The Healdsburg Jazz Festival is just around the corner, and we’re planning to work steadily from now until Friday night at the Raven, when Mark Cantor brings Jazz Night at the Movies to the screen. There are a million things to do to make sure this year’s Festival is the best ever — and we think it can be, if you help us by

10 Reasons No. 3: Jazz Masters

“Jazz Masters” another reason to come to Healdsburg It’s a term that’s kicked around a lot, “jazz masters” – one thinks of Carnegie Hall, the Village Vanguard, the Blue Note label. Louis, Bird, Miles, Dizzy, Trane, Ella. The names are few but everyone knows them. These legendary jazz artists are just that, legends – and few and far between. But there’s another class of “jazz master” whose repeated listening brings

10 Reasons No. 4: Cross-cultural interaction

Ten Reasons to Attend the Healdsburg Jazz Festival With the Healdsburg Jazz Festival just a week away, don’t think we’re running out of reasons to join us! Local talent, intimate settings, historic venues and the return of old friends – these are a few of the reasons to show up this year for the 12th annual festival. And as always, supporting jazz education remains a key priority for the friends,

10 Reasons No. 5: Intimate Settings

Yet Another Reason to Attend the Jazz Festival Just a week to go before the Festival begins! And already we’re halfway through our series of Ten Reasons to attend events in this year’s 12th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival. Reason No. 5: Intimate Settings One of the core tenets of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival is personal contact – that jazz artists and their audience need to meet each other, to know

10 Reasons Number 7: May 24, 2010

Only two weeks left before the Festival! As what the San Francisco Chronicle calls “probably the best small jazz festival in the country” nears, we continue in our series of Ten Reasons why you will want to attend events in this year’s lineup, along with updates and offers to get you as excited as the 12th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival as we are. Reason No. 7: Learn Music Saturday, June

10 Reasons Number 8: Local Talent

The Countdown Continues… 10 Reasons to Attend the Jazz Festival The Healdsburg Jazz Festival kicks off officially on Friday June 4, and continues for a week and two weekends with headliners and sidelights, events large and intimate. Some of our stars are flying in from the Big Apple, some from L.A., but some are our friends and neighbors. Which brings us to another of 10 Reasons to Attend the Healdsburg

Festival Saturday Afternoons

Jazz and Wine Pairings Visit our tasting room sponsors to sample their wines while enjoying local jazz Saturday, June 5 Herb Gibson Trio Location: : Murphy-Goode Tasting Room 20 Matheson Streeet, phone 707-431-7644 Time: 3 – 5 pm Herb Gibson is jazz history — a fine vibes player, as well as a great singer, Herb is heir to the throne of the late great Milt Jackson. Join us at the