Healdsburg Jazz Festival
Healdsburg, California, USA
16TH ANNUAL HEALDSBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL MAY 30 – JUNE 8
Sonoma County’s “wine country” again becomes “jazz country” when the 16th annual Healdsburg Jazz
Festival takes rolls into town, from May 30 – June 8, 2014 at various indoor and outdoor venues around
To date, the 2014 festival lineup includes a two-day Celebration of the Blues, featuring local blues legend
Charlie Musselwhite and his selected featured artists from blues, jazz and Latin jazz traditions.
On the first weekend, the two-day tribute May 31-June 1 will explore the roots and branches of the blues,
with Charlie Musselwhite Blues Band, fellow bluesmen Guy Davis and Elvin Bishop, Latin Jazz artist
John Santos y Sus Soneros, and the Joshua Redman Quartet. See schedule and links here.
The second weekend will include the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, featuring Faye Carol, with the HJF
Freedom Jazz in an oratorio celebrating Harriet Tubman on Thursday, June 5. Friday night’s concert at
the Raven will bring Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes together for a Grand Piano Duo, with special guest
Bobby Hutcherson. Saturday night, the great Ron Carter Quartet will take over the Raven stage, with the
Healdsburg High School Jazz Band opening the show.
The traditional Festival Finale on Sunday, June 8, features a Latin jazz extravaganza, with Poncho
Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band, following an opening set by the Claudia Villella Trio. Once again the
finale will be held at the Rodney Strong Vineyards, just outside of Healdsburg.Performers
Charlie Musselwhite, Joshua Redman Quartet, Marcus Shelby, Bobby Hutcherson Orchestra, Healdsburg High School Jazz Band, Poncho
Sanchez and his Latin Jazz BandVenue
Specific event information found on festival web site.Times
Specific event information found on festival web site.Admission & Parking
Specific event information found on festival web site.Websitehttp://www.healdsburgjazz.orgInfophone