• Acclaimed Composer & Bandleader Marcus Shelby As New Artistic Director We are happy and honored to announce the appointment of acclaimed composer and bandleader Marcus Shelby as our new Artistic Director. Shelby will lead the organization and our flagship Healdsburg Jazz [...]

  • For the Wollners, it’s more than the music — it’s the community. Howard and Barbara were introduced to Healdsburg Jazz through the magic of free live jazz at Hotel Healdsburg on Saturday nights. As a musical kickoff to date nights, [...]

  • A $100,000 legacy gift powering the 25th Anniversary of Healdsburg Jazz and beyond We are honored to share that Healdsburg Jazz has received a generous legacy gift of $100,000 from Michael Jaret through The Michael Jaret Fund for Healdsburg Jazz [...]

  • It’s official. Jessica Felix, the founder and artistic director who created the Healdsburg Jazz Festival 22 years ago through grit and an all-consuming love for America’s greatest original art form, is calling it quits at the end of September (2020). “I [...]