Internationally-renowned wine country hosts annual weeklong event

Healdsburg, Calif. – Sonoma County’s premier summer music event, Healdsburg Jazz Festival (HJF) returns to the heart of Northern California’s internationally-renowned wine country for its 26th annual festival from June 15 – 23, 2024 featuring many of today’s top performing jazz legends and emerging artists shaping the future of the genre.

Held in exquisite Healdsburg venues, boutique hotels, and acclaimed Sonoma County wineries, Healdsburg Jazz Festival is a one-in-a-kind destination festival with GRAMMY Award-winning stars, master improvisers and rising artists appearing amongst the picturesque Sonoma hills and valleys while music fans take in the sights, sounds, and sips of the finest wines in the world. Healdsburg Jazz Festival is under the direction of lauded composer/bassist Marcus Shelby.

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Ultimate jazz, wine, food, and farm-to-table experience

Healdsburg Jazz Festival 2024 entices the senses with an incredible opening weekend presenting the ultimate jazz, wine, food, and farm-to-table experience at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens in one of California’s most prized wine growing regions.

Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist

Once again, multi-GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist Samara Joy returns to Sonoma for a not-to-be-missed Father’s Day celebration on Sunday, June 16. Set on approximately four scenic acres, the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens provides an idyllic setting to enjoy the most extraordinary young singer to emerge this decade while savoring estate-grown whites, reds, and rosรฉ from across Kendall-Jackson’s collection of wines that perfectly pair with an eclectic array of local food-truck favorites.

Opening Weekend

Opening weekend further includes for a third year-in-a-row a special Juneteenth in the Healdsburg Plaza jazz jubilee with famed trombonist Steve Turre Sextet (HJF 2024 “Master Artist-In-Residence”), saxophone legend Houston Person and NYC-based saxophonist Eric Person, pianist Darrell Grant and MJ NEW, HJF Poet Laureate Enid Pickett, KCSM’s Greg Bridges, educational workshops with Andi Wong and Javier Navarrette, and vendors selling Afro-centric arts and crafts on Saturday, June 15. At Elephant in the Room in central Healdsburg, the great SF Bay Area saxophonist Howard Wiley continues the festivities into the evening on June 15 with his quartet performing an outdoor show beginning at 9pm.

2024 Performing Artists

Samara Joy, Joshua Redman Quartet Featuring Gabrielle Cavassa, Ambrose Akinmusire featuring Bill Frisell & Herlin Riley, Jazzmeia Horn with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Chief Adjuah (Formerly Christian Scott), Brandee Younger Trio, Juneteenth in the Healdsburg Plaza with Steve Turre Sextet, Houston Person & Eric Person Quintet, The Cookers, Omar Sosa “Quarteto Americanos” & Screening of the Documentary Film “Omar Sosa’s 88 Well-Tuned Drums,” Bruce Forman, Lisa Fischer & Taylor Eigsti with Special Guests Adji Cissoko & Shuaib Elhassan of LINES Ballet, Natalie Cressman and Ian Faquini, Howard Wiley Quartet, Jazz Mafia New Directions In Brass, Amendola Vs. Blades Featuring Raffi Garabedian, Darrell Grant and MJ NEW, Tiffany Austin & The Healdsburg Freedom Jazz Choir, MJ’s Brass Boppers, Sylvia Cuenca Trio, Bill Ortiz Quintet, Kristen Strom Quartet, Poet Enid Pickett, and more!

Unique experience

From north of the Golden Gate Bridge all the way to the Oregon border, Healdsburg Jazz Festival is the place to truly experience a boutique jazz festival committed to hosting celebrated artists on venerable stages with the culinary and wine excellence of Sonoma County within arms-reach.

MAJOR Festival Sponsors: Hotel Healdsburg, Foley Family Charitable Foundation, Stay Healdsburg, and San Francisco Chronicle.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival 2024

When: June 15 – 23, 2024
Where: Downtown Healdsburg, Calif.
Tickets: Free – $275 (On Sale to Patron/Angel/Advocate Members on March 29; All Members on April 3; General Public on April 9)
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