Jazz & Wine Dinner Chris Amberger Trio with Randy Vincent and Frances Vanek Monday, June 4, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Dry Creek Kitchen 317 Healdsburg Ave. The Headsburg Jazz Festival brings jazz stars from around the country and sometimes the world, but it doesn’t neglect local talent. Many don’t realize it but the North Coast is crawling with expert jazzRead More →

Opening Night Bill Frisell-Julian Lage Duo Friday, June 1 7 and 9 p.m. Healdsburg SHED 25 North Street $75 SOLD OUT Event patrons Cindy Daniels and Doug Lipton It is fitting that the Healdsburg Jazz Festival 20th Anniversary edition is starting out with a duet of the two most creative guitarists in jazz. Julian Lage, of course, is no strangerRead More →

Jazz on the Menu – 2018 Dine Out to Support Music Programs in the Schools When: Wednesday, March 21 Time: 6-9 p.m. Where: Healdsburg and Geyserville Enjoy live jazz with great food at eight restaurants in the Healdsburg-Geyserville area during the 8th annual Jazz on the Menu. All participating restaurants donate 25% of their food and beverage sales to helpRead More →

20 Years of Jazz Complete list of Healdsburg Jazz Festival musicians, 1999-2017 June 3-6, 1999 Bobby Hutcherson Quartet with Cedar Walton, Tony Dumas and Billy Higgins Billy Higgins – solo Cedar Walton Quartet with Ralph Moore, Tony Dumas & Billy Higgins Cannonball Sextet and Children’s World Music Workshop with Tacuma King & Special Guests June 1-4, 2000 Fred Hersch FredRead More →

Make your reservation for your “Seat at the Table” Our popular community dinner parties return for 2018, our 20th year, with ten new Seat at the Table offerings. Choose the hosts, the chefs, the venue you’ll enjoy most, and sign up to join the party with your friends and fellow Healdsburg Jazz enthusiasts. The first opportunity to choose your SeatRead More →

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,Read More →

Sign up for the Freedom Jazz Choir “Lift Every Voice and Sing!” On Sunday, June 10, in a special Healdsburg Jazz Festival performance, the HJF Freedom Jazz Choir will present “Lift Every Voice and Sing” in a special concert at the Raven Theater. This community concert will feature the Marcus Shelby Big Band, with guest performers James Newton and RuthRead More →

A Benefit of your Membership What: Free party for supporters of Healdsburg Jazz Where: E&M Atrium, 126 Mill St. When: Sunday Dec. 10, 3 – 6 p.m. This year’s Members-Only Party takes place Sunday afternoon, Dec. 10, from 3 to 6 p.m. –  it’s free for all members of Healdsburg Jazz, one of the benefits of your support of HealdsburgRead More →

Healdsburg Jazz Festival JAZZ JAM BENEFIT CONCERT Musicians come together to aid Sonoma County Fire Relief and Recovery Date: November 12, 2017 Time: 4:00 to 9:30 p.m. Where: Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, CA 95448 Tickets: Minimum $30.00 per person donation (or more if feeling generous!) Purchase below Jazz Jam Benefit Concert is a fundraiser in support ofRead More →

Parlor Jazz at Paul Mahder Gallery Dayna Stephens and Billy Childs – Duo Performance Date: Saturday, October 7 Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 available now  Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave., 800-838-3006 This is a rare opportunity to hear these two amazing musicians in a duo concert. Dayna Stephens is not a stranger to Healdsburg, but Billy Childs will beRead More →

Parlor Jazz at Paul Mahder Gallery Matt Wilson Quintet presents “Honey and Salt” Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13 Time: 7 p.m. Tickets: $30 available now Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave., 800-838-3006 Acclaimed jazz drummer and Grammy nominee Matt Wilson brings his “unabashed joy to the bandstand” as Healdsburg Jazz presents Wilson’s Honey and Salt on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at theRead More →

Benefit Concert & BBQ Date: Sunday, Aug. 20 Time: 1 – 8 p.m. Where: 165 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg The Save the Singletree Benefit Concert & BBQ takes place on Sunday, August 20, 2017, from 1:00 to 8:00 pm in the restaurant parking lot. There will be several bands playing Jazz, Rock, Blues and Mexican Music. Food will include barbecue, salads,Read More →

Parlor Jazz Series #8 presented by Healdsburg Jazz and Paul Mahder Gallery Wednesday, June 21, 7 p.m. Paul Mahder Gallery 222 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg Tickets now available ($30) “Four decades on and still going strong, this venerable group, comprised of established musicians who share aesthetic outlooks and common histories, is something of a rarity by contemporary standards.”  – Troy CollinsRead More →

“I Called Him Morgan” In conjunction with the Alexander Valley Film Society Monday, May 22 Raven Film Center, 415 Center St. One screening: 7 p.m. Tickets $12 ($10 for AVFS or HJF members) On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his wife Helen during a gig at a club in NewRead More →

Operation Jazz Band in the Gallery Friday, April 20 Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 available now It’s the annual return of the Operation Jazz Band artists, Babatunde Lea and Friends, who have been helping local secondary school children in Healdsburg understand the underpinnings of jazz all week. Tonight they play for the public, anRead More →