Redwood Empire All-Stars and Student Jam Session When: Saturday, April 22 Time: Concert 7 p.m. Where: Glaser Center 547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa Ticket: Concert tickets $10, under 18 free, available now on Brown Paper Tickets. Completing the day-long SJCC competition, the Redwood Empire All-Stars will perform for an audience of budding jazz musicians, their family and friends, and theRead More →

Program Overview – The Student Jazz Combo Competition (SJCC), is a free program created by Healdsburg Jazz to empower Sonoma County musicians in grades 9-12 to explore their creativity by forming small groups for a juried competition. Working in collaboration with teachers and administrator, SJCC will recruited music teachers and high school student musicians to form ensembles of up toRead More →

Participating Student Combos The SJCC is a free-to-schools program created by Healdsburg Jazz to empower Sonoma County musicians in grades 9-12 to explore their creativity by forming small groups for a juried competition. The following are the schools and the teams taking part in this year’s Student Jazz Combo Competition. Times of their appearance listed below: 10:00 AM Rincon ValleyRead More →

To support the creative process of jazz musicianship, the Student Jazz Combo Competition (SJCC) provided professional musicians to coach and mentor students from 9 Sonoma County high schools.  In the process, students learned basic improvisation and small-combo dynamics formed groups and rehearsed for over three months in preparation for the competition. Each group/school worked closely with a designated liaison fromRead More →

Inaugural Student Jazz Combo Competition When: Saturday, April 22 Time: Competition 10-4:30, winner announced at 5 p.m. Where: Glaser Center 547 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa Ticket: Concert tickets $10, available on Brown Paper Tickets, under 18 free. Healdsburg Jazz launches a friendly competition for Sonoma County High School Jazz Combos  − Come check them out and get inspired! While manyRead More →