Welcome to Healdsburg Jazz

Tickets on sale now!  You can buy tickets online from concert description pages on this website; in person at Levin and Co., 305 Center St., Healdsburg; or walk up and buy tickets at the event (subject to availability).

If you need help purchasing Festival tickets online, the Eventbrite support team is available 24/7 at 1-800-350-8850 (note correct phone number).

Healdsburg Jazz Festival: May 29 – June 7, 2015

Latin jazz on stage for “Jazz and the Music of the Americas,” featuring Eddie Palmieri, Pablo Ziegler, Luciana Souza with Romero Lubambo, Trio da Paz with special guest Kenny Barron… a bebop weekend with the Benny Green Trio on Friday, The Cookers on Saturday and the George Cables Trio with guest Craig Handy on Sunday, all at the Raven Theater … midweek Latin grooves with Wayne Wallace, Batachá and Ritmos Unidos… rising stars Adam Theis, Ben Stolorow, Sylvia Cuenca and Lorca Hart and many more…

There is plenty of talent and terrific music coming to town for the Festival, as announced on this page and listed on our 2015 Festival Schedule. Explore this site, sign up for Jazz Alerts and mark your calendars – Friday, May 29 through Sunday, June 7, 2015, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival returns. Download complete brochure (1.6 MB, PDF)

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The Cookers’ iTunes Album of the Year

Cookers-Time and AgainJoin The Cookers in Healdsburg on June 6, Saturday night at the Raven Performing Arts Center. They’ll be going through the repertoire of post-bebop originals, from the first HJF appearance years ago to their Apple iTunes Jazz Album of the Year, Time and Time Again (Motéma). The powerful line-up includes Billy Harper on tenor sax, Eddie Henderson and David Weiss on trumpet, Donald Harrison on alto sax, George Cables on piano, Cecil McBee on bass and Billy Hart on drums. One performance only at 7:30 pm; more information here or purchase tickets at Eventbrite.

Jazz & Wine Club

sampler_2015-06-smDon’t miss out on our current Jazz & Wine Club Selection – and sign up for the June collection, released to coincide with this year’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival. This seasonal selection includes some of lesser-known AVAs – from Chalk Hill‘s 2013 Sauvignon Gris, to  Cobblestone‘s 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from Atlas Peak.  In between we bring you Sonoma-Cutrer‘s 2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, and an Alexander Valley Bordeaux-style blend from Lancaster Estate, 2011 Sophia’s Hillside Cuvée. Our special CD, included with the four selected bottles, is the Vijay Iyer Trio’s Break Stuff, from yet another former HJF headliner.  Read about the seasonal selection, and join the HJ&WC today at healdsburgjazzwineclub.org.

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Members Drive Our Festival

Download our 2015 member brochure! Whether you are a true 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.

Now entering our 17th year, the HJF enjoys a national reputation for artistic excellence earned by hosting internationally acclaimed jazz musicians, showcasing some of California’s foremost jazz performers and nurturing new talent. New benefits for 2014 include CDs from ECM, Motéma and Highnote Records, which include among their artists several Healdsburg Jazz Festival performers of past and current years.

Visit Membership Levels to learn more about what you get for supporting the Healdsburg Jazz Festival. If you have more to give, Become a Patron - the benefits to you are commensurate with your generosity. Join now!

Subscription Savings for DownBeat

Latest issue of DownBeat DownBeat magazine is offering fans of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival a special subscription discount. Sign up now for just $21, and save 25 percent off the $27.99 annual subscription price! Founded in 1934, DownBeat is the magazine for jazz, blues and beyond, with a multitude of album reviews and hard-hitting interviews with the world’s greatest musicians. You won’t want to miss the world-renowned Festival Guide or annual Critics and Readers polls. Just click here to subscribe.

Don’t forget that Members who join at a Jazz Advocate level or above receive a free subscription to the magazine. Why? Because DownBeat is a proud supporter of the Healdsburg Jazz Festival.