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

Saturday, June 5 Concert

Art of the Solo Guitar A tribute to the late Jimmy Wyble Dedicated to the memory of Taku Sakashta Oscar Castro-Neves, Romero Lubambo, Sid Jacobs, Bobby Vega, Ricardo Peixoto, Randy Vincent, Christian Foley-Beining, Kai Devitt-Lee and Kevin O’Neal (with vocalist Patrice Quinn) Morning Workshop | Benefit Auction Location Healdsburg Time: Noon to 3 pm Tickets $15.00, $10.00 for students and seniors (65+) Event sponsors: Healdsburg Guitar Festival, Allied Lutherie Following the

Saturday, June 5 Workshop

Art of the Solo Guitar Morning: Guitar Workshop Afternoon Concert | Benefit Auction Workshop: Making Music Part of Your Life Time: 10 am to noon Location: Announced upon confirmed registration Information and registration: 707 431-0125 Free to all students of primary or secondary school age with an interest in music. Presented by Ribbecke Guitars and Jazz Masters Workshop Instructors: Bobby Vega and Tom Ribbecke Bassist Bobby Vega and guitar maker Tom

Sunday, June 13

“Keepers of the Flame” Jason Moran and the Bandwagon with special guest Bill Frisell Gretchen Parlato Group Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet with Peter Apfelbaum Location: Rodney Strong Vineyards Address: 11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg Time: 2 pm, gates open at 1 pm Tickets: $45.00, $30.00 for students & seniors (65+) Children 10 and under are free The Future is Now! Reverence for jazz’s pantheon of veteran masters should never

Friday & Saturday, June 11-12

Festival Jazz in the Lobby Hotel Healdsburg Lobby Address: 25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg Show Time: 9 pm to midnight No cover, full bar and light menu available Friday and Saturday nights all year long, the Hotel Healdsburg Lobby hosts jazz in duo or trio combinations — sometimes larger — for relaxed yet intriguing and satisfying musical evenings. During the Festival, these “jazz in the Lobby” nights are all the more

Saturday, June 12

Our Saturday Night at the Raven concert brings bass legend Charlie Haden back to town, with two musicians his rare equal — Geri Allen on piano, and Ravi Coltrane on sax. It’s sure to be a night with deep genetic ties to the origins and furthest expressions of jazz.

Friday, June 11

Friday Night at the Raven Esperanza Spalding Group Tacuma King and the Children’s Percussion Workshop Location: Raven Theater Address: 115 North Street, Healdsburg Time: 8:00 pm (please note start time) Tickets: $45 General, $65 Gold Circle “Whether exploding into vocalese or making her bass solo sound like a horn, she’s a spark plug who dances as she grooves through a funked-up and rocked-out repertoire.”—Billboard From Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie

Thursday, June 10

Benefactors Dinner and Concert George Cables Trio with Craig Handy and the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band Location: Coppola Winery Address: 300 Via Archimedes, Geyserville Time: 6 pm Tickets: Limited availability, by invitation only As a special thank you to our benefactors this year, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival will be hosting a Benefactor’s Dinner at the newly remodeled Francis Ford Coppola Winery. Supporters of the Festival will glimpse the Coppola winery

Tuesday, June 8

Free Concert in the Plaza Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco Location: Recreation Park Address: Piper at University, Healdsburg Time: 6 – 8:00 pm Free concert The town of Healdsburg is well known for its yearly series of free concerts, Tuesdays in the Plaza. It’s been a tradition for over a decade that the official kick-off of this series features jazz from the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. 2010 is no

Monday, June 7

Jazz and Wine Dinner Kai Devitt-Lee Trio Location: Dry Creek Kitchen Address: 317 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg Time: 7 – 9 pm Tickets: No cover; dinner reservations recommended (707 431-0330) Even though he’s only 16, guitarist Kai Devitt-Lee is already a local fixture who has soaked up experience sitting in with various groups around town. With his fleet fingers and mature approach to improvising, the Healdsburg native is at the start

Sunday, June 6

Stars of Brazil Bossa Nova on the Green Oscar Castro-Neves & Friends Leny Andrade and Romero Lubambo Duo Claudia Villela Band and Brasilia Location: Recreation Park Address: Piper at University, Healdsburg Time: 12:30 – 6:30 pm (one show) Tickets: $30 General, $20 Students or Seniors (65+), Children 10 and under free In the five decades since bossa nova burst onto the international music scene, Brazil has enriched the world with

Saturday, June 5

Bennett Friedman Quartet Location: Flying Goat Coffee Address: 324 Center Street, Healdsburg Two shows: 7 pm* and 9 pm Tickets: $10 A mainstay on the Bay Area jazz scene for five decades, Bennett Friedman is a hard swinging saxophonist steeped in bebop. The Berkeley native led a talent-laden big band in the late 1960s and 70s, and accompanied stars such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Marvin Gaye as a

Friday, June 4

Jazz Night at the Movies Treasures from the Archives with Mark Cantor Location: The Raven Performing Arts Center Address: 115 North Street, Healdsburg Time: 8 pm Tickets: $ 10.00 Pioneering film historian and archivist Mark Cantor possesses one of the most comprehensive collections of American popular music on celluloid, including an amazing array of jazz stretching back to the 1920s. Returning to Healdsburg this year he brings fresh discoveries from

Press Announcement, 12th Annual HJF

The Future Is Now! Jazz Visionaries Join Forces in Wine Country Rising stars and veteran masters to fill Healdsburg with virtuoso performances in the Festival’s 12th Season Healdsburg, Calif.  — Jazz’s dizzying rate of evolution means that every five or six years a new generation takes root. Healdsburg presents a thrilling international cast of improvisers, from artists who defined their era half a century ago to today’s most innovative musicians,

Sunday Evening, May 31

Brazilian BBQ and concert Grupo Falso Bahiano Location: Palette Art Café 235 Healdsburg Ave. Phone: 707 433-2788  |  Visit on the web Date: Sunday, May 31 Time: 8 pm; dinner served from 6 pm No cover Meal price: $20 with advanced reservations, $25 at the venue If you didn’t have enough fun at the Stars of Brazil show at Rec Park, Brazilian music continues at the Palette on Sunday evening.