Parlor Jazz
Helen Sung and “Sung With Words”

Sunday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
Paul Mahder Gallery
222 Healdsburg Ave.

Helen Sung, piano; and Christie Dashiell, performing the poetry of Dana Gioia. With John Ellis, saxophone; Reuben Rogers, bass; Adam Cruz, drums.

Utilizing jazz and poetry as powerful catalysts to create new music, “Sung With Words” is Helen Sung’s first recording to feature all original music, consisting of vocal works with California State Poet Laureate Dana Gioia’s poems serving as lyrics, as well as instrumental compositions inspired by him. Read more about this performance, and purchase tickets here.

Looking for a Party?

Become a Member of Healdsburg Jazz, and join us at the free annual Members-Only Party, coming up Sunday, Dec. 9. Catered food, local wines, live music from the Rob Sudduth Quintet – a splendid time is guaranteed for everyone in our membership family. Read more the party.

Every Saturday Night…
Live Jazz at Hotel Healdsburg

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

Every Saturday night, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., enjoy live jazz at the Spirit Bar, Hotel Healdsburg’s fireside lounge. There is no cover charge; drinks from the Spirit Bar and small plates from Dry Creek Kitchen are available. Hotel Healdsburg is located at 25 Healdsburg Ave., opposite the Healdsburg Plaza.

NEW: The Spirit Bar now has a Happy Hour, 4 – 7 p.m., with a special menu and great drinks!

Here is a selection of coming performers; see the complete Saturday Spirit Bar lineup here.

Saturday, November 17 
The Stephanie Ozer Quartet with luscious and electric Brazilian jazz gems, familiar and new. With Ozer (piano), Masha Campagne (vocals), Peter Barshay (bass) and Kendrick Freeman (drums).

Saturday, December 1 
An Evening of Brazilian Jazz
with the Berkeley Choro Ensemble. Modern versions of instrumental roots music from Brazil, with lots of swinging improvisation. With Jane Lenoir (flute), Harvey Wainapel (clarinet), Ricardo Peixoto (7-string acoustic guitar), and Brian Rice (percussion).

Saturday, December 8
Rhonda Benin’s
Jazzy and Bluesy Holiday favorites featuring tunes of Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, original compositions and other special holiday songs. Benin’s voice communicates her unique combination of jazz, soul and blues. With Benin (vocals) Eamonn Flynn (piano), Robert Rhodes (drums), Eric Hunt (bass).

Merchandise for Sale

We now have our new all-cotton t-shirts, hats and canvas shopping bags for sale at the Jazz Village, and at each concert as well. T-shirts and hats are $20, only $15 for members; shopping bags are $15 and $10. Support Healdsburg Jazz and look good doing it!

Soon we’ll open an online shopping cart on this site for merchandise and perhaps even tickets. Watch for it…

Celebrating 20 years of bringing jazz performance, education & culture to our community… HBGJAZZ

Now entering our 21st 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. Download our Membership brochure.

Interested? Learn more about Membership on this page. 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 and start receiving the benefits of Membership, and giving your support to HBGJAZZ.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival, Inc., is a registered 501(c)3 educational non-profit, and all donations are tax deductible to the maximum extent of the tax law. Tax ID # 71-0910474