Hotel Healdsburg “Spirit Bar”

Live Jazz at the Hotel Healdsburg

hh-jazzrackcard_2016-2Address: 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg
707 431-7188 | Visit on the web

Every Saturday Night, 6:30 – 9:30
Hotel Healdsburg Lobby

Warm up with live jazz in Hotel Healdsburg’s Fireplace Lobby Lounge. The Winter Music Series features some of the best players in the region performing an eclectic mix of jazz with diverse influences – Cuban, gypsy, blues, Brazilian, classic jazz standards and more.

There is no cover charge; drinks from the Spirit Bar and small plates from Dry Creek Kitchen are available. Download Feb-March schedule.

More about the hotel and for reservations, call (707) 431-2800 or visit Hotel Healdsburg online.

Download Feb-April 2017 scheduleFebruary, 2017

Feb. 4:   “Be-Bop to Post Bop with a splash of Latin Jazz” with the Bennett Friedman Quartet with Randy Vincent, Cliff Hugo and Alan Hall. Saxophone, guitar, bass and drums

Feb. 11:   “Romantic Jazz to celebrate Valentine’s Day” with David Udolf, Sherri Roberts, Chris Amberger and Dave Bendigkeit. Vocals, piano, trumpet and acoustic bass.

Feb. 18:  “Sabor de mi Cuba” Afro-Caribbean Jazz with Carlitos Medrano, Antonio Cortada and Julio Cesar. Piano, bass and percussion.

Feb. 25:   “The Real McCoy – Music of McCoy Tyner” with the Myron Cohen Trio featuring very talented young lions with 15-year-old pianist Zach Schubert and 16-year-old bassist, Owen Story.

Special notes:

Zack Schubert is a 15-year-old sophomore at Carlmont High School in Belmont California. He has played music his whole young life, and has had the privilege to play and perform with some of the best musicians in the world. In 2015, He won a Downbeat award as a jazz soloist for outstanding middle school musician. He has twice been chosen for the all-state jazz band, Bay Section, and other various honor bands. At the Next Generation Festival, he won the outstanding soloist award for his performance with the CJC Advanced high school workshop. Zack was selected for the Brubeck summer jazz colony where the best high school players from all over the world collaborate and play together. He has had the privilege to work and share the stage with Mark Turner, Robin Eubanks, Billy Hart, Joshua Redman, Steffon Harris, Sean Jones, Taylor Eigsti, SFJAZZ collective, and many more. This year, he was accepted in to the SFJAZZ all-star combo and big band, where they will be recording and touring throughout the year. He regularly performs gigs and records around the Bay Area.

Sixteen-year-old Owen Storey plays bass in many of the Bay Area’s top youth bands including the SF Jazz High School All-Stars Orchestra and Combo, the Jazz School’s Studio Band and Advanced Workshop, and the renowned Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble. He was selected for the 2015 and 2016 California All-State High School Honor Jazz Bands and the 2016 NAM All-National Honor Jazz Band. His Berkeley High School combo was chosen as the High School Small Combo winner in DownBeat Magazine’s 2016 Student Music Awards. He has worked with jazz luminaries such as Terri Lyne Carrington, Chris Crenshaw, and Donny McCaslin.

March 2017

March 4: “Music of Lester Young” – The Noel Jewkes Quartet with Will Beatty, Chris Amberger and Jack Dorsey, saxophone, piano, bass and drums.

March 11: “The Music of Billie Holiday” – Tiffany Austin Quartet with Muziki Roberson, Heshima Mark Williams, and Sly Randolph. Vocals, piano, bass and drums

March 18:  Private event, DCK’s Pigs ‘n’ Pinot No jazz scheduled for this Saturday

March 25: “The Jazz Age” with the music of Satchmo, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith and more. Roberta Donnay Quartet with John R. Burr, Fred Randolph, and Myron Cohen. Vocals, piano, bass and drums.

The Jazz Age was a period in the 1920s, ending with the Great Depression, in which jazz music and dance styles became very popular.

April 2017

April 1: “The Music of Bobby Hutcherson” – Sylvia Cuenca Trio with Erik Von Buchau and David Ewell. Vibraphone, bass and drums.

April 8: “The Great American Song Book” (including South America). Harvey Wainapel Trio with Randy Vincent and Peter Barshay. Saxophone, guitar and bass

April 15: “Tribute to Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan” – The Ruth Ahlers Quartet with Randy Vincent, Chris Amberger and Kendrick Freeman. Alto and baritone saxophones, guitar, bass and drums.

April 22:  “Bopping Fun from Tadd Dameron, Duke, Diz and more” – Gary Johnson Quartet with Greg Hester, Rob Wright and Tom Hayashi. Saxophone, piano, bass and drums.

April 29: “Be-Bop to Post-Bop” (with a splash of Latin Jazz) – Bennett Friedman Quartet with Randy Vincent,  Robb Fisher and Alan Hall.  Saxophone, guitar, bass and drums.