Thursday, February 2

For the second year, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival will present a benefit dinner at not one, not two, but over a dozen local restaurants — with live jazz from your favorite musicians — all to benefit our Education Programs.

Tickets for the After-Party now available ONLY at the door! (Doors open 7 pm)

The Main Course…
Music and Menus to Benefit Jazz in the Schools

Charcuterie Jazz on the Menu

Enjoy live jazz with great food at 15 restaurants in the Healdsburg-Geyserville area during the 2nd annual “Jazz on the Menu.”  Each restaurant will feature their signature dish and live music, and 25% of meal only proceeds go to HJF’s Music Education programs. See the complete list of participating restaurants and musicians below.

And for Dessert
After-Party and Dessert Bar at Costeaux

Again this year. the After-Party at Costeaux Bakery will be the place to be, with swinging sounds from the SSU Faculty Jazz Ensemble, wine by the glass, and fab desserts at Tony Bennett’s favorite Healdsburg bakery! Personnel includes Doug Leibinger on trombone, George Marsh on drums, Randy Vincent on guitar, Cliff Hugo on bass and Kasey Knudsen on saxophone.

After-Party 2011Opening the After-Party lineup will be the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band, always a treat for locals and visitors alike.

Tickets for the After-Party now available only at the door.  Be sure to get yours online or phone 433-4644, as last year’s After-Party was a huge success! Doors open at 7:00 pm, music starts at 7:30, and the fun continues until 10:30. Remember it’s at  Costeaux French Bakery and Cafe, 417 Healdsburg Ave.

Participating Restaurants and Musicians

Here’s the line-up for this year’s Jazz on the Menu.  Reservations are recommended. All restaurants in Healdsburg unless otherwise noted.  Roll over restaurant names for their websites.

235 Healdsburg Ave., 431-1113
Bennett Roth-Newell and John Norris, piano and bass

Agave Mexican Restaurant
1063 Vine St., 433-2411
Trio Batacha with Joel Bennett, Sebastian Link and Niobel Cintra, piano, bass and percussion

Baci Café and Wine Bar
336 Healdsburg Ave., 433-8111
Carl Vast Quartet with Bill Fouty, Bob Drew and Jimmy Robinson, guitar, alto saxophone, bass and drums

231 Center St., 431-0100
Susan Sutton Trio with David DeMarche and Piro Patton, piano, bass and drums

Bistro Ralph
109 Plaza St.,  433-1380
Jim Adams and Tom Shader, guitar and bass

Catelli’s (Geyserville)
21047 Geyserville Ave., 857-3471
Jimmy DeMartini and Phillip VanGelder, guitar and bass

335 Healdsburg Ave.,  431-7213
Chris Pimentel and Andrew Emer, guitar and bass

Diavola Pizzeria (Geyserville)
21021 Geyserville Ave.,  814-0111
Ian Scherer and Steve Froberg, guitar and bass

Dry Creek Kitchen (music from 6 – 10 pm) 
317 Healdsburg Ave. ,  431-0330
Lee Charlton Trio with Rob Wright and Gary Digman, plus special guest Gary Johnson, guitar, bass, drums with flute and saxophone

El Farolito
128 Plaza St.,   433-2807
Mad and Eddie Duran Trio with Robert Rangel, guitar, saxophone and percussion

Healdsburg Bar and Grill
245 Healdsburg Ave.,  433-3333
John Mihalik and Blue 7 Quintet, with Alec Ax, Dave Webster, Ron Masi and Claus Brigmann

420 Center St., 433-1302
Trevor Kinsel and Jay Mayer, Wurlitzer piano and bass

Sizzling Tandoor
1280 Healdsburg Ave.,   433-2954
Dick Conte and Steve Webber, piano and bass

219 Healdsburg Ave.,   433-7222
Christian Foley-Beining Group with Todd Smith and Tom Hayashi, guitar, bass and drums

Zin Restaurant and Wine Bar
344 Center St.,   473-0946
Ricardo Peixoto and Carlos Oliveira, guitar duo