Festival 2016

billy hartFriday, June 3 to Sunday, June 12, 2016, we presented jazz legends, new talent and local favorites, for ten days of real jazz in the wine country.

Honoring Billy Hart: A 40-Year Retrospective

  • June 4 (Saturday) Featuring the Quest and Enchance bands – Jackson Theater in Santa Rosa, 7 p.m.
  • June 5 (Sunday) Featuring Oceans of Time and the Billy Hart Quartet – Jackson Theater, 7 p.m.

Check out the rest of the 2016 lineup …

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June 3 – (Friday) Julian Lage Trio – Healdsburg SHED, 7 & 9 p.m.

June 4 (Saturday afternoon) Bobbe Norris and Larry Dunlap  – Seasons of the Vineyard, 2 p.m.

June 5 (Sunday morning) Blues Brunch with Lady Bianca Sonoma-Cutrer Winery 11 a.m.

Lady Bianca with keyboardJune 6 (Monday) Kevin Fitzsimmons QuartetDry Creek Kitchen, 6 p.m.

June 7 (Tuesday) Grupo Falso Baiano Healdsburg Plaza free concert, 6 – 8 p.m.

June 8 (Wednesday) Charlie Hunter Trio  Spoonbar, 6:30 & 8:30 p.m.

June 9 (Thursday) Claire Daly Quintet  “Reinventing Motown”Paul Mahder Gallery, 7 & 9 p.m.

June 10 (Friday) Joey Alexander Trio Jackson Theater, Santa Rosa, 8 p.m.

June 10 & 11 (Friday and Saturday nights) Babatunde Lea and Friends Hotel Healdsburg Lobby, 9 p.m. – midnight.

June 11 (Saturday concert) Fred Hersch and Anat Cohen Duo Raven Performing Arts Theater, 7:30 p.m.

June 12 (Sunday morning) Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with special guests Tiffany Austin and Craig Handy “Beyond the Blues” free concert Raven Theater, 11 a.m.

michaelwhiteJune 12 (Sunday afternoon) New Orleans Day on the Green – Dry Creek Vineyard, 5 – 8 p.m.

  • Dr. Michael White Quartet direct from New Orleans!
  • MJ Brass Boppers Brass Band
  • Russian River Ramblers
  • plus NOLA food, wine and good times!

Previous Healdsburg Jazz Festivals

  • 2015 Festival: Kenny Baron, Trio de Paz, Eddie Palmieri, the Cookers, Wayne Wallace and many others
  • To learn more about the HJF story, see Festival History.