Jessica Felix

Jazz Program Director

June 3-6, 1999

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet with Cedar Walton, Tony Dumas and Billy Higgins

Billy Higgins - solo

Cedar Walton Quartet with Ralph Moore, Tony Dumas & Billy Higgins

Cannonball Sextet and Children’s World Music Workshop with Tacuma King & Special Guests

June 1-4, 2000

Fred Hersch

Fred Hersch & Jane Ira Bloom Duo

Pharoah Sanders Ensemble with William Henderson, Jeffrey Littleton and Billy Higgins

George Coleman Quartet featuring Harold Mabern and Victor Lewis and Jeffrey Littleton

Von Freeman & Chico Freeman with George Cables, Avery Sharpe & Victor Lewis

Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring John Abercrombie & Billy Higgins and special guest Julian Lage at age 11.

Healdsburg Children’s World Music Workshop, led by Tacuma King & special guest appearance by Julian Lage

May 30-June 3, 2001

Renee Rosnes Trio with Billy Drummond and Peter Washington

Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band including Joe Ford, Andy Gonzalez, Larry Willis and Steve Berrios

Pete Escovedo Orchestra

Ray Drummond Quartet with Craig Handy, Rob Schneiderman and Billy Hart

A Tribute to Lester Bowie in film and music with Famodou Don Moye, Amina Claudine Myers and Arthur Blythe

The Heath Brothers - Jimmy, Percy & Tootie and Jeb Patton

Billy Higgins Sextet featuring Harold Land, Oscar Brashear and George Bohanon, William Henderson & Jeffrey Littleton (Billy passed away in May, 2201 – Chuck McPherson played in this group).

A Salute to Billy Higgins – Tootie Heath, Billly Drummond, Famodou Don Moye, Jerry Gonzalez, Steve Berrios & special guests

May 31 – June 2, 2002

Randy Weston’s African Rhythms –solo piano

Jeff Pittson Trio

Jackie McLean featured guest with The Cedar Walton Trio with David Williams & Tootie Heath

Curtis Fuller Super Band with Louis Hayes, James Williams, Michael Bowie & Javon Jackson

The Julian Lage Group with Art Hirahara, Todd Sickafoose & Alan U’Ren

The Eddie Marshall Quartet with Ron Stallings, Jeff Chambers & Leonard Thompson

Mark Levine Trio

Babatunde Lea Quintet and Operation Jazz Band with Richard Howell & Angela Wellman

June 1 – 8, 2003


Khalil Shaheed Sextet with Tacuma King & the Children’s Percussion Workshop and the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band

Chris Amberger and Randy Vincent Duo

Chuck Metcalf and Steve Rubardt Duo

Angela Wellman’s New Roots with Lori Wellman and Babatunde Lea

Julian Lage, Ray Drummond and Billy Hart

Bobby Hutcherson, George Cables and Ray Drummond

John Heard Trio with Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Mary Stallings Quartet

Joe Lovano and Friends featuring his Quartet with guest vocalist, Judi Silvano

Abbey Lincoln Quartet with Jazz Sawyer, Michael Bowie

James Newton Quartet with Mike Cain, Santi Debriano and Billy Hart

June 5 – 12, 2004


Big Belly Blues Band with the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band

Kim Parker with the Peter Barshay Trio

Guitar Trio with Julian Lage, Jason Bodlovich and Isaac Carter

Christian Foley-Beining Quartet

The Invention Trio

 Fred Hersch Trio with Billy Hart and John Herbert

Fred Hersch, solo

Geri Allen Trio with Billy Hart and Robert Hurst

John Heard Trio with Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Carmen Lundy Quartet featuring Curtis Lundy, George Cables and Billy Hart

Charles Lloyd with Zakir Hussain

Ray Haynes Group with Markus Strickland, Martin Bejarano and John Sullivan and special guest, Kenny Garrett

Frank Morgan Quartet featuring George Cables


June 3 - 12, 2005

Virginia Mayhew Quartet with Kenny Wessel, Harvie S and Victor Jones

Marc Cary Trio with David Ewell and Sameer Gupta

Mimi Fox Trio with Harvie S and Terri Lynne Carrington

BBC Trio with Carl Vast, Bob Drew and Bill Fouty

Noel Jewkes Trio with Randy Vincent and Chris Amberger

Tacuma King and the Children’s Percussion Workshop

John Santos and the Machete Emsemble

Mary Stallings Quintet

Jessica Williams, solo

Bobby Watson, John Hicks, Victor Lewis, Kiyoshi Kitagawa Quartet

John Heard Trio with Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Claudia Villela and Ricardo Peixoto Quartet with Marcos Silva, Gary Brown and Paul Van Wangeninen

Gary Burton Generation Band with Julian Lage, Vadim Neseovski, Laques Curtis and James William

Kenny Barron, duo and trio with special guest Regina Carter,

Babtunde Lea Quintet with Steve Turre, Hilton Ruiz, Richard Howell and Geoff Brennan

June 1 -11, 2006


Louie Bellson with the Musician’s Warehouse Big Band featuring Terry Loose

Bruce Forman Trio with John Witala, Vince Lateano and guest Noel Jewkes

Marc Cary Focus Trio with David Ewell and Sameer Gupta

Stephanie Ozer Trio with Marty Fettig and Scott Thompson

Mad & Eddie Duran Trio with Chris Amberger

Rebecca Mauleon Sextet featuring Gary Brown, Josh Jones, Edgardo Cambon, Orestes Vilato and Marty Wehner

Shea Breaux Wells with Noam Lemish, David Ewell, Alex Aspinal and Bill Ortiz

Jimmy & Tootie Heath with Jeb Patton and Joe Sanders

John Heard Trio with Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Mark Murphy with Misha Piatigorsky

Charlie Haden Quartet West with Ernie Watts, Alan Broadbent and Billy Hart

Billy Hart Trio with Santi Debriano and Julian Lage

McCoy Tyner Trio with Charnett Moffett and Eric Kamau Gravatt

June 1 – 10, 2007


Stephanie Ozer Quintet with special guest Leny Andrade and Mary Fettig, Randy Vincent, Scott Thompson and Phil Thompson

Patricia Barber Quintet with Michael Arnapol, Eric Montzka and Neal Alger

ReBirth Brass Band

Delfeayo Marsalis New Orleans Quintet with Davell “Crown Prince” Crawford, Alonzo Bowens, David Pulphus and Herlin Riley

Andre Thierry and Zydeco Magic

The Russian River Ramblers

Terry Henry Trio with Bill Fouty and Bill Moody

Tacuma King and the Children’s Percussion Workshop

Rhiannon with Abraham Laboriel, Alex Acuna and Otmaro Ruiz

Chris Amberger Quartet with Rufus Haereiti, Darius Babazadeh and Aaron Garner

Glen Pearson Quartet with Robert Stewart, Ron Belcher, Deszon Claiborne

 Trevor Kinsel and Gerry Grosz

The Cookers Septet featuring Eddie Henderson, Billy Harper, Craig Handy, David Weiss, Cecil McBee and Billy Hart

John Heard Trio with Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Christian Foley-Beining and Gary Johnson Duo

Jim Hall & Dave Holland Duo

Taylor Eigsti & Julian Lage Duo

The George Cables Project with Gary Bartz, Eric Revis and Jeff “Tain” Watts

Roy Hargrove Quintet with special guest Roberta Gamberini

May 30 – June 8, 2008


The Fred Hersch Trio with John Hebert and Nasheet Waits and special guest Kurt Elling

Charles Lloyd Quartet with Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland

Sangam Trio with Zakir Hussain and Eric Harland

Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Sextet with Bryan Lynch, Conrad Herwig, Jose Claussell, “Little Johnny” Rivero and Luques Curtis

Pete Escovedo ensemble with Roger Glenn, Murray Low, Curtis Ohlson, Paul Van Wageningen with guest John Santos

Don Bryon Sextet with Ron Miles, Robert DeBellis, George Colliganm Mark Helias and Billy Hart

Lee Charlton Trio with Greg Hester and Steve Webber

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Ensemble with Murray Low, David Belove, Michael Spiro, Paul VanWageningen and special guest Melecio Magdaluyo

Angela Wellman Quintet featuring Lori Wellman, Ron Belcher, Mark Wright, Calvin Keys and Lorca Hart

Healdsburg High School Jazz Band: Past and Present featuring 10 years of Alumni and directed by Randy Masselink and Khalil Shaheed  and

Sarah Wilson’s Trapeze Project, with Myra Melford, Ben Goldberg, Jerome Harris and Matt Wilson

Herb Gibson Quartet with Spencer Allen, Chris Amberger and Roger Meyers

Marc Cary’s Focus Trio with David Ewell and Sameer Gupta

The Music of Eric Dolphy featuring Bennie Maupin and James Newton with Jay Hoggard, Billy Hart and Darek Oles

Steve Moon and Damon Lee Duo

John Heard Trio featuring Danny Grissett and Lorca Hart

Charlie Haden and Kenny Baron with guests Joshua Redman and Ruth Cameron

Julian Lage Trio with Ray Drummond and Billy Hart

Christian Foley-Beining and Gary Johnson Duo

“Come Sunday” Spirituals and Sacred Jazz Compositions: Musical Director James Newton, George Cables and Ruth Naomi Floyd

Cedar Walton Trio with David Williams and Lewis Nash

Bobby Hutcherson Quartet with Renee Rosnes, Ray Drummond and Victor Lewis

All Star Alumni Band with Bobby Watson, Craig Handy, Mary Stallings

May 29 – June 7, 2009


Julian Lage Group with Ben Roseth, Aristides Rivas, Jorge Roeder and Tupac Mantilla

Esperanza Spalding Quartet featuring Ricardo Vogt, Leo Genovese and Otis Brown

Stars of Brazil – A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim featuring Toninho Horta with Santi Debriano, Billy Hart and special guest Airto

Trio Da Paz with Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta and Duduka Da Fonseca and Leny Andrade

Stephanize Ozer Ensemble including Mary Fettig, Scott Thompson and Celso Alberti

Samba de Raiz with Jorge Alabe, Niko Bell and Ana Carbatti

Debbie Poryes Trio with Bill Douglas and Dave Rokeach

Jason Bodlovich Quartet with Miles Wick, James Stafford and Noam Lemish

Noah Lemish Quintet with Miles Wick, Smith Dobson, Jr., Kasey Knudsen and Matt Rothstein

Denny Zeitlin, solo

John Handy and the Bay Area Melding Pot featuring Carols Reyes, , Jeff Chambers Deszon X. Claiborne and Kenny Washington

Eddie Marshall Trio with Mike Richmond and Joe Gilman

Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Quintet with Neil Clarke, Alex Blake, TK Blue and Benny Powell

Oakland interfaith Gospel Choir under the Direction of Terrance Kelly

James Moody Quartet with Special Guest Marlena Shaw featuring Tamir Hendelman, Tony Dumas and Clayton Cameron

Richard Howell Quintet with E.W. Wainwright, Gary Brown, Fred Harris and Destiny Muhammed

June 4 – 13, 2010


Bennett Friedman Quartet with Lorca Hart, Randy Vincent and Chris Amberger

Art of the Solo Guitar

with Oscar Castro-Neves, Romero Lubambo, Sid Jacobs, Kevin O’Neal, Bobby Vega, Ricardo Peixoto, Randy Vincent, Christian Foley-Beining

Stars of Brazil with Oscar Castro-Neves, Gary Meek, Hussain Jiffry, and Walter Rodriguez

Leny Andrade and Romero Lubambo Duo

Claudia Villela Band featuring Ricardo Peixoto, Gary Brown and Paul Vanwanagagen

Brasilia with Pamela Driggs, Gary Brown and Romero Lubambo

Kai Devitt-Lee Trio with Miles Wick and Jimmy Gallagher

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco

George Cables Trio with Shea Breaux Wells, Peter Barshay and Jaz Sawyer

Christain Foley-Beining Quartet with Paul McCandless, Chris Amberger and Lorca Hart

George Cables Trio with Craig Handy

and the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band

Esperanza Spalding Group with Ricardo Vogt, Leo Genovese and Justin Brown

Tacuma King and the Children’s Percussion Workshop with MC Greg Bridges

Lorca Hart Trio with Craig Handy

Charlie Haden with Ravi Coltrane & Geri Allen

Craig Handy Quartet with Special Guests

Jason Moran and the Bandwagon with Special Guest Bill Frisell, Tarus Mateen and Nasheet Waits

Gretchen Parlato Group with Taylor Eigsti, Alan Hampton and Kendrick Scott

Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet with Peter Apfelbaum,

and Manuel Valera

June 3 – 12, 2011 – Benefit Year


Fred Hersch & Julian Lage

Noam Lemish Quartet with Matt Rothstein

Madeline Eastman & Kenny Washington with George Cables, Peter Barshay, Rob Roth & Billy Hart

Linda Tillery, Nicolas Beard & Rhonda Benin with the George Cables Trio

Bobbe Norris, Jackie Ryan & Ed Reed with Larry Dunlap, Robb Fisher, Noel Jewkes & Jim Zimmerman

John Santos Sextet with special guests Pete Escovedo & Arturo Sandoval

Brazilian Jazz All-Stars with Romero Lubambo, Claudia Villela, Harvey Wainapel, Richardo Peixoto, Pamela Driggs, Ted Moore, Ami Molinelli & Brian Moran

Roni Ben-Hur & Nilson Matta Trio with Billy Hart

Guitar Trio with John Stowell, Randy Vincent & Kai Devitt-Lee

SF Jazz high School All-Star Orchestra Directed by Paul Contos

Maria Marquez Quartet with Richard Kuhns, Peter Barsahy & Kendrick Freeman plus the Healdsburg High School Jazz Band

Geri Allen, solo

Marc Cary Trio with David Ewell & Victor Lewis

Babtunde Lea Quintet with Patrice Rushen, Dwight Trible, Craig Handy & Gary Brown

Sangam with Charles Lloyd, Zarkir Hussain & Eric Harlan

Sylvia Cuenca Trio with Frank Martin & Gary Brown

Denny Zeitlin

John Heard Trio with Andy Langham & Lorca Hart Trip

George Cables and Friends with Bobby Hutcherson, Craig Handy, David Weiss, Bobby Watson, Ray Drummond & Victor Lewis

Ruth Naomi Floyd, James Newton (conductor), Bennie Maupin, Pamela Watso, George Cables, Ray Drummond, Victor Lewis, Bobby Watson, Craig Handy, David Weiss & more

Chris Amberger Quartet

Ricardo Peixoto Quartet

Charlie Haden with Alan Broadbent

June 1 – 10, 2012


Freddie Cole Quartet

Calvin Keys Quartet with Brian Ho, Art Maxwell and Leon Joyce

Kai Devitt-Lee Trio

Orestes Vilato with Maria Marquez, Omar Ledezma Jr., David Pinto, Sheldon Brown and Jonathan Alford

George Marsh Trio with Noam Lemish and Jim Kerwin

Robb Fisher and Matt Clark Duo

Shotgun Wedding with Adam Theis, MC Dublin, Joe Cohen and Pat Korte

Lorca Hart Trio with Josh Nelson & Edwin Livingston

Gary Johnson Trio

Susan Sutton Trio


Jazz Night at the Movies

Mal Sharpe Big Money in Jazz

and the New Horizon Stompers

Michele Rosewoman Tro with Andy McKee & Billy Hart with Special Guest Julian Priester

Kenny Burrell Solo and Trio

The Roy-al Family & Friends

with Roy Haynes & Fountain of Youth Band with Martin Bejerano, David Wong, Jaleel Shaw and  guest Craig Haynes

Sheila Jordan & Cameron Brown Duo

Vijay Iyer Trio with guest Graham Haynes

May 31 – June 9, 2013


Tribute to Charlie Haden

Day One

Chris Potter and Geri Allen Duo

Leo Konitz Quartet

Quartet West with Alan Broadbent, Ravi Coltrane and Rodney Green

Day Two

Gonzalo Rubalcaba

Haden Family with Bill Frisell

Liberation Music Orchestra with Carla Bley


Frisco Jazz Band with Scott Anthony, Noel Weidkamp, Paul Edgerton, Bob Williams, Bob Ringwald, and Jim Maihack

New Horizon Stompers led by Ray Walker with Dave Stare, Richard Bloom, Bill Byrne, Louse Graves, Neil Herring, Bill Badstubner, David Graves, Gerry Turner, Jim Cunningham and Bob Resssue

John Heard Quartet with Dayne Stephens, Akira Tana and Kenneth Nash and accompanied by Doug Lipton

Terry Henry Trio with Tony Johnson and Bill Fouty

Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble with Ray Obiedo, Bob Karty, David Belove, Derek Rolando and Phil Thompson

Carlitos Medrano Trio with Julio de la Cruz and Antonio Cortaba

Will Bernard Quartet with Will Blades, Joe Cohen and Brandon Etzler

Marcus Shelby Orchestra and HFJ Freedom Jazz Choir featuring Faye Carol

Adam Ivey’s Joyous Ensemble

Carols Henrique Pereira Trio with Harvey Wainapel and Peter Barshay

Sylvia Cuenca Trio with Gary Brown and Peter Horvath

Fred Hersch Trip with John Herbert and Eric McPherson

Mad & Eddie Duran Quartet with Vince Lateano and Eugene Warren

Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran

Sweet Honey in the Rock featuring Louise Robinson, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, Carol Lynn Maillard and Shirley Childress Saxton

Azar Lawrence Quintet with Billy Hart, Henry “Skipper” Franklin and Theo Saunders

Oliver Lake

May 30 – June 8, 2014


Free student concert with Charles Lloyd, Zakir Hussain and Antonia Minnecola

Marc Cary Solo & Trio with David Ewell and Howard Wiley

Honoring Charlie Musselwhite with

Acoustic set Charlie Musselwhite, Elvin Bishop and Guy Davis

John Santos y Sus Soneros featuring Orestes Vilato, Jose “Perico” Hernandez, John Calloway, Gabriel Navia, Steve Senft-Herrera

Joshua Redman Quartet with Charlie Musselwhite, Aaron Goldberg, Joe Sanders, Gregory Hutchinson

Charlie Musselwhite Band with June Core, Steve Froberg and Matt Stubbs with guest Joshua Redman

Kai Devitt-Lee Trio

Mission Gold Jazz Band led by John Soulis and featuring Dick Williams, Bill Sharp, Earl Scheelar, Roz Temple, Jack Weicks, Bert Thompson and Jim Brennan

Ray Walker’s New Horizon Stompers

Groovemasters featuring Rhonda Benin and including Lorenzo Hawkins, Tim Walker, Wilson Brooks and Charles Spikes

Carlitos Medrano & Sabor de Mi Cuba featuring Sulkary Valverde, Antonio Cortada and Julio Cesar

Mads Tolling Quartet with Dave McNab, Sam Bevan and Eric Garland

Marcus Shelby Orchestra and the HJF Freedom Jazz Choir featuring Faye Carol and Adam Ivey

Smith Dobson Quartet with Keith Saunders, Doug Stuart and Tony Johnson

Walter Savage Bucket List including Glenn Pearson, David Ellis and Darrell Green

Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes with Bobby Hutcherson

Benny Barth Trio featuring Randy Vincent and Chris Amberger

Lorca Hart Trio

Ron Carter Quartet with Payton Crossley, Rolando Morales-Mattos and Renee Rosnes

The Healdsburg High School Jazz Band featuring Lorca Hart

Claudia Villela Trio featuring Ricardo Peixoto and Brian Rice

Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band with Francisco Torres, Ron Blake, Joey DeLeon, Jr., Rob Hardt, Andy Langham, Rene Camacho and Angel Rodriguez

May 25 – June 7, 2015


Ed Reed Quartet with Adam Shulman, John Wiitala and Anton Schwartz

Teri Odabi & Evolution Blues with Terry Hiatt, Ken Cook, Kirk Crumpler and William Norwood

Luciana Souza Duo with Romero Lubambo

Trio da Paz featuring Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta and Duduka da Fonseca with Special Guest Kenny Barron

Pablo Ziegler Jazz Trio for New Tango with Hector Del Curto and Glaudio Ragazzi

Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet with Jonathan Powell, Louis Fouche, Luques Curtis, Anthony Carillo, Vincent “Little Johnny” Rivero and Camilo Molina

Randy Vincent Trio with Chris Amerger and Akira Tana

Ritmos Unidos led by Michael Spiro with Mike Mixtacki, Joe Galvin, Nate Johnson, Pat Harbison, Joel Tucker, Jamaal Baptiste and Jeremy Allen

Batacha featuring Joel Bennett, Sebastian Link, Hal Forman, and Joel Aviles

Adam Theis MOBtet with Daniel Casares, Devin Wong, Jamie Moore and featuring Tiffany Austin

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quartet with Murray Low, David Belove, Colin Douglas, Michael Spiro and featuring Jackie Ryan

Ben Stolorow Quartet with Bob Kenmotsu, Peter Barshay and Ron Marabuto

Sylvia Cuenca Trio with Essiet Essiet & Keith Saunders

Stephanie Ozer Quartet with Mary Fettig, Peter Barshay & Kendrick Freeman

Lorca Hart Trio with Josh Nelson

Benny Green Trio with David Wong and Rodney Green

The Cookers with David Weiss, Cecil McBee, Billy Hart, George Cables, Eddie Henderson, Billy Harper and Donald Harrison

  1. Gabriel’s Celestial Brass Band with Tom Wiggins, Willy Jordan, Dwight Carrier, Washboard Mary, Alan Williams, Sonny Fairley, Paul Branin, Ken “Snakebite” Jacobs, Tom Wiggins, Mike Rinta, Tom Poole and Shane Vox

Russian River Ramblers with Carl Elze, Joel Hernandez, Peter Martin, Charles Moller, Steve Schaffer, Bill Badstubner, Dave Stare

The Dixie Giants with Dan Charles, Casey Jones, Jason Thor, Jesse Shantor, Ricky Lomelo, Nick Pulley and Ab Menon

George Cables Trio with Victor Lewis, Essiet Essiet and Craig Handy

June 3 – 12, 2016


Julian Lage Trio featuring Scott Colley and Kenny Wollesen

Bobbe Norris & Larry Dunlap Trio

Lady Bianca Group with Oshman Oden, Charlie Spikes and Joey Tuso

Billy Hart – A 40 Year Retrospective featuring:

Quest with Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Ron McClure and Billy Hart

Enchance Revisited with Dave Holland, Craig Taborn, Joshua Redman, Oliver Lake and Eddie Henderson

Billy Hart Quartet with Ethan Iverson, Mark Turner, Ben Street and Billy Hart

Oceans of Time Revisited with Craig Handy, Chris Potter, Mark Feldman, David “Fuze” Fiuczynski, David Kikoski, Cecil McBee, Lorca Hart and Billy Hart

Kevin Fitzsimmons Quartet featuring Chris Amberger, Aaron Garner and Francis Vanek

Grupo Falso Baiano  including Zack Pitt-Smith, Brian Moran, Jesse Appelman, Fabiana Passoni and Jorge Alabe

Charlie Hunter Trio with Scott Amendola and Kirk Knuffke

Claire Daly Quintet featuring Marcus McLauren, Peter Grant, Steve Hudson and John Schott

Joey Alexander Trio with Dam Chmielinski and Ulysses Owens Jr.

Babatunde Lea & Friends including Teodross Avery, Gary Brown and Frank Martin

Fred Hersch & Anat Cohen Duo

Marcus Shelby Orchestra with Tiffany Austin and Craig Handy

Dr. Michael White Quartet with Gregg Stafford, Mitchell Player and Seva Venant

MJ’s Brass Boppers Brass Band with Michael “MJ” Jones, Naazir “NAAZ” Magbool, Greg Gomez, Harold “Homeboy” Wilson, Nate “Suave” Cameron, Mike “Slice” Waters, Al Lazard, Tom Salvatore, Malcolm Stokes, Joshua Serotiak, “Big Chief” Ray Blazio

The Russian River Ramblers with Charles Moller, Carl Elze, Steve Schaffer, Joel Hernandez, Dave Stare, John Ray and Joe Meeker

June 2 – 11, 2017

Dave Stryker Quartet with Steve Nelson, Jared Gold, Bryon Landham and Bob Mintzer

The Heath Brothers; Jimmy and Tootie with David Wong and Jeb Patton

Bobby Hutcherson Tribute Band with Ray Drummond, Victor Lewis, Renee Rosnes and Steve Nelson

Pacific Mambo Orchestra featuring Christian Tumalan, Steffen Kuehn, Julio de la Cruz, Alexa Morales, Armando Cordoba, Braulio Barrera, Omar Ledezma, Javier Cabanillas, Derek James, Jason Thor, Mike Rinta, Jamie Dubberly, Steffen Juehan, Louis Fasmon, Jeff Lewis, John Ruff, Pete Cornell, Doug Rowan, Tony Peebles, Benny Torres, Aaron Linton

Ricardo Peixoto Trio with Kendrick Freeman and Cliff Hugo

Carlitos Medrano & Sabor de mi Cuba with Sulkary Valverde, Jason Moen, Ernesto Mazar, Craig Bryant, Bill Ortega and Colin Douglas

John Santos Quartet with Marco Diaz, Saul Sierra, David Flores and Rico Pabon

Kenny Garrett Quintet with Vernell Brown, Jr., Corcoran Holt, Marcus Baylor and Rudy Bird

Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers featuring Mile Olmos, Danny Armstrong, Jules Broussard, Rob Baries, Ron Belcher, Howard Wiley and Chris Siebert

Joe Lovano Classic Quartet with Lawrence Fields, Peter Slavov and Lamy Istrefi

Harvey Wainapel Quartet with Adam Shulman, Peter Barshay and Sylvia Cuenca

Django All-Stars with Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, Doudou Cuillerier, Antonio Licusat and Special Guest Amati Schmitt

Henry Butler, solo. History of New Orleans Music

The Russian River Ramblers with Charles Moller, Carl Elizabeth, Steve Schaffer, Joel Hernandez, Dave Stare, John Ray, Mark Lightner and Joe Meeker

June 1 – 10, 2018   

Friday 6/1

Bill Frisell & Julian Lage Duo

Saturday 6/2

Art of the Trio Double Bill Set 1: Fred Hersch Trio Set 2: Trio da Paz

Sunday 6/3

Charles Lloyd and Friends

80th Year Celebration

Zakir Hussain, Gerald Clayton, Harish  Raghavan, Eric Harlan, Julian Lage and Bill Frisell

Monday 6/4

Chris Amberger Trio

Tuesday 6/5

John Santo Sextet

“A Puerto Rico Mi Amor”

Wednesday 6/7

Adam Theis

with Cosa Nostra Strings


Marc Cary Trio

Friday 6/8

“Celebrating Geri Allen” Ravi Coltrane, Dave Holland Terri Lyne Carrington

Lorca Hart Trio

Saturday 6/9

Festival All-Stars Double Bill Set 1: George Cables Trio  Set 2: Festival All-Stars

Chico Freeman, Azar Lawrence, Billy Hart, David Weiss, George Cables and Babatunde

Sunday 6/10


“Lift Every Voice And Sing” Marcus Shelby and the Freedom Jazz Choir


New Orleans Night at the Raven

Dr. Michael White’s

Original Liberty Jazz Band plus the

Russian River Ramblers

May 31 – June 9, 2019

ECM 50th Anniversary Weekend

ECM- Friday, May 31 Soda Rock Winery – Ralph Towner with guest Paul McCandless


Sunday morning, June 2, Blues Brunch at Guy Davis Winery with Guy Davis bluesman

ECM Sunday, June 2, Raven   - Double Bill – Carla Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard. Duo plus the Ethan Iverson and Mark Turner Duo.

Monday, June 3 – Dry Creek Kitchen - Calvin Keys and Jeff Chambers Duo

Tuesday, June 4, Plaza – King Street Giants

Wednesday, June 5 Spoonbar –   PARLOUR GAME, violinist Jenny Scheinman and drummer Allison Miller dig into the rootsier elements of jazz along with the formidable pianist Carmen Staaf and bassist Tony Scherr

Thursday  June 6, Raven Theater Jazz Night at the Movies Returns with Mark Canton

Friday, June 7 – Paul Mahder  - Harold Lopez-Nusa Quartet featuring Mayacal Gonzalez

Saturday, June 8 – Jackson – Double Bill Joey DeFrancesco Trio with Billy Hart the Regina Carter Quintet: Simply Ella

Sunday, June 9, Jackson – Jackson - Dhafer Youssef Quartet

Jazz Village during the day.

Jazz Village Campus during the week

2020 – scheduled but was canceled but this was lineup that was already booked and ready to present.

Friday, May 29th at Paul Mahder Gallery

Tia Fuller “Diamond Cut” Quartet

Saturday, May 30

Dianne Reeves Beleza Brazil with Romero Lubambo, Helio Alves, Itaiguara Brandao, and Rafael Barata

Sunday, May 31st

Landmark vineyards

SonoMusette featuring vocalist Mimi Pirard

 Jackson Theater

Charles Lloyd & “Kindred Spirits”: Gerald Clayton, Julian Lage, Ruben Rogers and Eric Harland premiere

The Ballad of Juana Maria, a multi-media collaboration with Dorothy Darr

Monday,  June 1 Fundraiser Luncheon


Honoring Women Luncheon, hosted by Baci Cafe & Wine Bar

Space limited. $125/person. Food, wine, gratuity included.

Baci . 336 Healdsburg Ave


Charles Lloyd and Dorothy Darr

Lisbeth Holmefjord, Owner Baci

Jennifer Higgins, winemaker Lambert Bridge Winery

Baci Café and Wine Bar. 336 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg.

Baci owner Lisbeth Holmefjord, with special guests Charles Lloyd and Dorothy Darr, in a post-concert discussion and Q&A.  Enjoy a specially prepared three-course lunch, with choices, perfectly paired to complement Lambert Bridge winemaker Jennifer Higgins’s wines. This fundraiser will feed your body and soul and support Healdsburg Jazz.

Monday, June 1

Dry Creek Kitchen

Ruth Ahlers Trio with Laura Klein and Ruth Davies - Music of women composers

Tuesday, June 2 Plaza

Christelle Durandy Afro-Caribbean Sanktet - all-female group

Healdsburg Plaza | Healdsburg Avenue

Wednesday, June 3

The Diaspora Sessions: Tiffany Austin, Kev Choice and the Hogan Brothers

Thursday, June 4

2020-20 20th Anniversary Operation Jazz Band Reunion Concert with Babatunde Lea

Friday, June 5

Jane Bunnett and her all-female Cuban Jazz band, Maqueque

Saturday, June 6

Artemis with Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Nicole Glover, Allison Miller and Noriko Ueda

 Jazz in the lobby


Sylvia Cuenca Trio with Essiet Essiet and Joe Gilman



June 7 noon

Harriet Tubman, “Bound for the Promised Land” performed by Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Tiffany Austin and the Healdsburg Jazz Freedom Jazz Choir.

Truett and Hurst Winery - 4-7pm

Music of New Orleans -Zydeco legend Terrance Simien and Marcella Simien with Krewe da Magnifique

Opening band - Trad Jazz with Katie Cavera and the Lost Boys with guest Jessica King

Village bands May 29-June 1, West Plaza Park

Free Concerts

Village opens one hour before concert time

May 29th - Keith Terry and Evie Laden – Body Music

May 30, 3-5pm  – Music of Brazil with Teka and Friends - Anne Sajdera, Peter Barshay, Teka and Ami Molinelli

May 31, 3-5pm – Jazz, Blues and Soul  with the Rhonda Benin Quintet. Joined by pianist Tammy Lynn Hall, bassist Jeff Chambers: drummer Leon Joyce Jr: and special guest guitarist and saxophonist Paul Branin,

June 1, 5-7:30- Corazon Day Las Cafeteras

In collaboration with Corazón Healdsburg