Inaugural Student Jazz Combo Competition When: Saturday, April 22 Time: Competition 10-4:30, winner announced at 5 p.m. Where: Glaser Center 547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa Ticket: Concert tickets $10, available on Brown Paper Tickets, under 18 free. Healdsburg Jazz launches a friendly competition for Sonoma County High School Jazz Combos  − Come check them out and get inspired! While manyRead More →

Healdsburg Jazz Parlor Jazz Series #6 David Berkman Quartet with Dayna Stephens, Linda Oh and Rudy Royston Sunday, April 9, 7:30 Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Tickets: $30, available now Pianist David Berkman brings his outstanding quartet to Paul Mahder Gallery on Sunday, April 9th as part of the ongoing, year-round Parlor Jazz Series that the Healdsburg Jazz organization presentsRead More →

2017 Healdsburg Jazz Festival Lineup From traditional to modern, jazz takes root in a big way at this year’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival. Nineteen years is quite a long time for an underdog festival to exist, but with determination and ambition, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival has become a beloved cultural fixture of the Sonoma County area. With artistic director Jessica FelixRead More →

Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Terrie Odabi What: “Blues in America” When: Friday, March 3, 7 p.m. Where: Raven Performing Arts Theater, 115 North St., Healdsburg Tickets: $20 general / $10 students (K-12 up to 18) and seniors (65-plus), available on Brown Paper Tickets or by phone 24/7 at 1-800-838-3006Read More →

Dessert and Jazz to benefit Jazz Education What: “JOTM After-Party” When: Thursday, Feb. 23, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Where: Costeaux French Bakery, 417 Healdsburg Ave.; (707)433-1913. Tickets: $15 at the door, and available online now. The same night as our 7th annual Jazz on the Menu, everyone is encouraged to join the After-Party at Costeaux, where live music mixes withRead More →

Dine Out to Support Music in the Schools One of the year’s best mixes of wine, food and music is happening all over the area on Thursday, Feb. 23 when the 7th annual Jazz on the Menu takes place. It’s a perfect opportunity for locals and visitors to explore these nine restaurants and discover a new favorite, while supporting theRead More →

A benefit of your Membership What: Free party for supporters of Healdsburg Jazz Where: E&M Atrium, 126 Mill St. When: Sunday Nov. 20, 3 – 6 p.m. Our Members-Only Party is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, Nov. 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. – and it’s free for all members of Healdsburg Jazz, one of the benefits of your support ofRead More →

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_2hHgznUvg[/embedyt]   Helen Sung Quartet at Paul Mahder Gallery featuring John Ellis, Boris Kozlov and Terreon Gully When: Friday, Nov. 4 Time: 7:30 p.m., one show only Where: Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Tickets: $32, available at the Gallery or online here. For the first time since her thrilling inauguration of Healdsburg Jazz’s “Parlor Jazz” series just aRead More →

Hurry! Ends Soon! Get 4 free issues of DownBeat In support of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, DownBeat, the world’s greatest jazz magazine, has a special offer just for you: Simply click here to sign up for your FREE 4-issue mini subscription to DownBeat! Whether you’re a longtime jazz fan or someone who is just discovering the music, DownBeat is your “backstage pass” to theRead More →

Alan Broadbent – Darek Oles Duo When: Sunday, Aug. 7 Time: 7 p.m., one show only Where: Paul Mahder Gallery, 222 Healdsburg Ave. Tickets: $25, SOLD OUT. Alan Broadbent, whom Charlie Haden called “one of the most original improvisers in the world of jazz,” will perform for one night only in Healdsburg at the Paul Mahder Gallery, on Sunday, AugustRead More →

Billy Hart: A 40-Year Retrospective “The majestic drummer Billy Hart has the extraordinary ability to both respond to and spontaneously shape a band’s conception. Freedom, discipline, daring, passion, swing, broken rhythm, orchestral textures, interactive sparring, shocking dynamics, astounding creativity and authority.  “Want to know what jazz is really about? Listen to Billy Hart.” — Mark Stryker, Detroit Free Press BillyRead More →

Sunday: The Billy Hart Quartet and Oceans of  Time June 5 – Sunday Jackson Theater 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa 7:00 p.m. | $65 | $45 | $25 Reserved seating Sponsors: Arbor Bench Vineyards, North Coast Brewing Cº., Young’s Market Cº TICKETS BILLY HART QUARTET Sunday starts out with The Billy Hart Quartet, the drummer’s current working band, which drawsRead More →

Saturday: Quest and Enchance at the Jackson Theater June 4 – Saturday Jackson Theater 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa 7:00 p.m. | $65 | $45 | $25 Reserved seating Sponsors: Chalk Hill Estate, Roth Winery, North Coast Brewing Cº., Young’s Market Cº TICKETS QUEST The Saturday concert opens with Quest, founded in 1981. Featuring Dave Liebman (like Billy, a Miles DavisRead More →

‘Tuesday in the Plaza’ with Grupo Falso Baiano with vocalist Fabiana Passoni and percussionist Jorge Alabe Healdsburg Plaza Corner Plaza & Matheson 6-8  p.m. | Free African rhythms, brought to the Americas via slaves, were the seeds that at gave rise to blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and basically all forms of popular music in what became the United States. ThoseRead More →