Helen Sung and “Sung With Words”
Helen Sung, piano; and Christie Dashiell, reading 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 where California State Poet Laureate Dana Gioia’s poems serve as lyrics, as well as instrumental compositions inspired by words. Read more about this performance.
Every Saturday Night…
Live Jazz at Hotel Healdsburg
Address: 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Phone: 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, October 20
Duo Violão plus 1
Rogerio Souza and Edinho Gerber with special guest Ami Molinelli
Guitar Duo with Percussion
Duo Violão is on a West Coast/Southwest tour from Rio de Janeiro, and will present a special evening of choro and samba featuring the compositions of Rogerio Souza, Baden Powell and Pixinguinha, with arrangements by Souza.
Saturday, November 10
CD release party Anne Sajdera celebrates the release of ‘New Year’ featuring two gifted horn players direct from the dynamic Prague jazz scene, performing Brazilian jazz and post-bop aka Herbie, Wayne & Kenny Kirkland. With Miroslav Hloucal (trumpet & flugelhorn), Jan Fečo (alto sax), Anne Sajdera (piano), Gary Brown (bass), Deszon Claiborne (drums).
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.