Enjoy fine food and live music at Healdsburg's Jazz on the Menu benefit

Jazz on the Menu, the eighth annual fundraiser for the Healdsburg? Jazz Festival’s education programs brings small live jazz ensembles to eight Healdsburg and Geyserville restaurants from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Costeaux French Bakery and Cafe also offers jazz and dessert at 7:30 p.m., with music by the Stephanie Ozer Ensemble, featuring Masha Campagne on vocals, Bob Afifi on flute, Pirot Patton on bass, Kendrick Freeman on drums and percussion.

Participating restaurants will donate 25 percent of the proceeds from their food and beverage sales to the Healdsburg Jazz Music Education Fund. For more information, visit

The complete lineup:

Café Lucia - Susan Sutton and Joe Kruzic Duo. 235 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg. 707-431-1113,

Campo Fina - Jim Adams and John Potter Duo, 30 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg. 707- 395-4640,

Catelli’s Restaurant - Greg Hester and Gary Johnson Duo.

21047 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, 707-857-347,

Chalkboard - Kevin Fitzsimmons Trio with Chris Pimentel and Steve Webber, 29 North St, Healdsburg, 707-473-8030,

Healdsburg SHED - Doug Lipton Trio with Lorca Hart and Chris Amberger, 25 North St, Healdsburg, 707-431-7433,

KINsmoke - “SambaNoma,” Brazilian Jazz with Christian Foley-Beining, Ruth Ahlers and Jim Passarell. 304 Center St., Healdsburg Plaza, 707-473-8440,

Spoonbar - Gypsy Trio with Ian Scherer, Emily Froberg and Michael Price. 219 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg, 707-433-7222,

Valette - Carlos Henrique Pereira and Randy Vincent Duo.344 Center St, Healdsburg. 707-473-0946,

You can reach staff writer Dan Taylor at 707-521-5243 or On Twitter @danarts.

Dan Taylor

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