04/13/06

McCoy Tyner Set to Headline Healdsburg Jazz Festival

The Healdsburg Jazz Festival announced the dates of their eighth annual jazz festival, set to take place in the Sonoma Valley of Northern California June 1-11.

Headlining the 11-day festival are the McCoy Tyner Trio (pictured), Charlie Haden Quartet West, Heath Brothers Tribute to Percy Heath and Mark Murphy.

The festival kicks off with a gala fundraiser for music education featuring Louie Bellson with the Musician’s Warehouse Big Band. Each night, festivalgoers will be able to attend concerts, album releases and films around the Healdsburg area. Teenage phenom Julian Lange and bassist Santi Debriano will join the Billy Hart Trio as the opening act and the McCoy Tyner Trio will close the festival June 11.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org or by calling (707) 433-4644.

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