Healdsburg has all that jazz!
As Louis Armstrong sang, “It’s a wonderful world….” and the wonderful world of jazz has come to Healdsburg. For the next ten days, Healdsburg’s 12th Annual Jazz Festival offers something for everyone’s taste and pocketbook.
As their press release says, “Whether your taste runs toward sultry standards, surging saxophones, sensuous sambas, soulful gospel, sizzling guitar licks, or envelop-pushing improvisation, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival offers a singular opportunity to experience jazz’s finest practitioners in a relaxed and convivial setting.”
Hey folks, they’re jazzing up wine country, starting tonight with:
FRIDAY, JUNE 4
Jazz Night at the Movies
Treasures from the Archive with Mark Cantor
Location: Raven Theater, Address: 115 North Street, Healdsburg
Show Time: 8 pm
Ticket price: $ 10.00
Pioneering film historian and archivist Mark Cantor possesses one of the most comprehensive collections of American popular music on celluloid, including an amazing array of jazz stretching back to the 1920s. Returning to Healdsburg he’ll bring fresh discoveries from the vaults and long-standing favorites, including rarely seen footage capturing New Orleans masters, swing stars and bebop legends. Among the artists to be presented on screen are Cannonball Adderley, Stan Getz, Dinah Washington, Jimmy Witherspoon, Louis Armstrong, Art Pepper, Lennie Tristano, Max Roach, Bill Evans, “Hot Lips” Page, and dozens more! A lot of special surprises are promised!
This affordable event offers us a wonderful opportunity–so let’s get jazzed up and be there!
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