An Evening of Jazz on Film with Archivist Mark Cantor Co-Produced by Healdsburg Jazz and Smith Rafael Film Center When: Sunday, May 18 (note corrected date change from error in the printed brochure) Where: Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael Time: Film 6 pm, Reception 8 pm Price: Film and Q&A:  $15, $12 for members of the California Film InstituteRead More →

“Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land” Performance Schedule: May 17 (Saturday), Community Baptist Church, 7 pm (by donation) May 24 (Saturday), Glaser Center, Santa Rosa, 7 pm ($20) Ticket link June 5 (Thursday), Raven Theater, Healdsburg, 7 pm ($20) Ticket link At last year’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival, bassist Marcus Shelby – a composer of Ellingtonian  sweep and  ambition –Read More →

What: Post-Festival Concert with Oliver Lake When: Saturday, June 29Where: Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St.Time: 7 & 9 pm (two shows) | Tickets: $20 Music can be difficult to write about because it can’t be translated. You can compare it to things seen and felt, like rivers, engines, storms and even animals, but you cannot literally putRead More →

Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pre-Festival Appearances Date: Saturday, May 11 Time: 7:30 pm Cost: Donation Location: Community Baptist Church, 1620 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa alsoDate: Saturday, May 18 Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $20 Location: Glaser Center547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa  Led by composer, bassist, educator and activist Marcus Shelby, the goal of theRead More →

What: Music in the Galley with Babatunde LeaWhen: Friday, May 10Where: Healdsburg Center for the Arts, 130 Plaza St.Time: 7:30 p.m. (two sets) | Tickets: $25 (see below) Babatunde Lea and Friends return to Healdsburg for Operation Jazz Band for the children, and for two evening sets at the Healdsburg Center for the Arts.  We’ve been fortunate the last two yearsRead More →