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Just announced…
Darek-Oles-(Double-bass)AlanBroadbent_JazzPianist_3Alan Broadbent & Darek Oles Duo

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, August 7. He will perform in duo format with bassist Darek Oles. We’re lucky and honored to book these two on their current tour, it will be a stimulating and melodic show that edges beyond national and musical borders…. Read more.


Thanks for joining us at our events this year, we had fun and you were great!

We’re working on a wrap-up of our events including photos and comments. Please check back soon and relive the Healdsburg Jazz Festival… and get ready for more great jazz events the rest of the year.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival wraps up with a New Orleans-style party
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
“The 18th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival wrapped up its 10-day run Sunday evening with a New Orleans style traditional jazz celebration  …”

Billy Hart x 4: Jazz Heaven at the 18th Healdsburg Jazz Festival
Jazz Police
“On a more local level, Billy Hart has long been associated with, and appreciated by, the jazz fans who gather for the annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival …”

Live Review: Creative Risks Pay Off at Healdsburg’s Billy Hart Tribute
“And then there’s the Healdsburg Jazz Festival, which has never shied away from edgier bookings. On Saturday night, that was more than apparent…”

5 Bay Area jazz festivals gets the summer sizzlin’
San Francisco Chronicle
The Healdsburg Jazz Festival opened Friday, June 3, with a whole weekend devoted to Billy Hart’s music, and it runs through June 12 at venues around town…”

Membership Drives the Festival

jazzmasters-panelNow entering our 18th year, Healdsburg Jazz enjoys a national reputation for artistic excellence, hosting internationally acclaimed jazz musicians, showcasing the area’s foremost jazz performers and nurturing new talent. Whether you are a jazz fan, a lover of live performance, a believer in art education in our schools, or just someone who enjoys a lively hometown vibe, this cultural gem deserves your support.

The simplest way to do this is to Become a Member. New benefits include CDs from ECM, Motéma and Highnote Records, and a subscription to DownBeat magazine for Jazz Advocate and above. Download our 2016 membership brochure now!

Go to Membership Levels to learn what you get for your support. Or Become a Patron – the benefits are commensurate with your generosity. Join now!