The Jazz Mafia returns to town to take over Spoonbar, the hip spot at h2hotel on Thursday night, June 7. Led by musical polymath Adam Theis, the hip-hop meets jazz quartet Shotgun Wedding melds the decades into a night of musical mash-up that will stimulate your neurocortex and dancing shoes in equal measure. This one is free!
And that's not all ... Michele Rosewoman at the Raven on Friday, June 8... Kenny Burrell, also at the Raven, on Saturday, June 9... special Saturday seminars with Sheila Jordan and the Roy-Al Family on June 9... and the spectacular Festival Finale on Sunday, June 10! Plus Music, Wine and Food before the Raven concerts, and the Lorca Hart Trio after them in the Hotel Healdsburg Lobby. Tickets still available for all shows.
Feeding social? Don't forget to post your images of the concerts and your Healdsburg Jazz Festival experience on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/healdsburgjazzfestival, and use Twitter to share your immediate experience with the tag #hjf2012.
Retrospectives: There's a Facebook Gallery online of most shows in this year's Festival, from Calvin Keys to Freddy Cole. Were you there? Check out the images and add your own! Big shout-out to our social media maven for this year's Festival, Simona @ Simona Media, who is doing such a great job.
Still One More Event? The After-Party!
Join us for the Festival After-Party on Sunday June 10, following the Festival Finale at Rodney Strong. Many festival musicians will having dinner at 8:30 pm at Baci Café & Wine Bar on June 10. The Jimmy Gallagher Quartet will be on stage, with Peter Barshay, Kai Devitt-Lee and Sam Grobe-Heintz. This will be the place to be to celebrate the conclusion of our 14th annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival! Dinner reservations still available at Baci, 707-433-8111.
Check 'em out! Listen to the phenomenal Wharfdale Diamond 10.1 stereo speakers from Lavish Hi-Fi and you'll want to win them for yourself, plus two of your best friends! Raffle tickets are only $3 each or $5 for two, and you get one ticket free if you drop in to Lavish for a demo (402 Moore Lane, Healdsburg). There are three chances to win, as three sets of bookshelf speakers are being donated. Remember, Jazz Festival Raffle tickets are available only at Healdsburg Jazz Festival events or Lavish Hi-Fi, between June 1 through June 10. But the pleasure of their sound and quality will last for years. Find out more about our Jazz Festival Raffle.
Healdsburg Jazz Festival: Coming Events
- Shotgun Wedding – June 7
- The Lorca Hart Trio – June 8 & 9
- Music, Wine and Food Hours – June 8 & 9
- The Michele Rosewoman Trio – June 8
- Sheila Jordan Master Vocal Class – June 9
- Roy-al Family Panel Discussion – June 9
- Kenny Burrell in Concert – June 9
- Festival Finale: Haynes, Jordan, Iyer – June 10