If you value good taste, in both food and music, you won’t want to miss Jazz on the Menu, a benefit event for Healdsburg Jazz Festival’s music education programs, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.
Dine out at one of a variety of participating restaurants and hear live jazz, then hit the “After Party and Dessert Bar,” from 7:30 to 10 p.m., with the Sonoma State University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, at the Costeaux Bakery and Café, 417 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Tickets for the party cost $10.
Information: healdsburgjazzfestival.org; call 707 433-4644.
Participating restaurants in Healdsburg and Geyserville include, in alphabetical order:
Affronti, Healdsburg. Bennett Roth-Newell and John Norris Duo.
Agave, Healdsburg. Trio Batacha, with Joel Bennett, Sebastian Link and Niobel Cintra.
Baci Café and Wine Bar, Healdsburg. Carl Vast Quartet with Bill Fouty, Bob Drew and Jimmy Robinson.
Barndiva, Healdsburg. Susan Sutton Trio, with David DeMarche and Piro Patton.
Bistro Ralph, Healdsburg. Jim Adams and Tom Shader Duo.
Catelli’s, Geyserville. Jimmy DeMartini and Phillip VanGelder Duo.
Charcuterie, Healdsburg. Chris Pimentel and Andrew Emer.
Diavola Pizzeria, Geyserville. Ian Scherer and Steve Froberg Duo.
Dry Creek Kitchen, Healdsburg. Lee Charlton Trio with Rob Wright and Gary Digman, plus special guest Gary Johnson. (Runs until 10 p.m.)
El Farolito, Healdsburg. Mad and Eddie Duran Trio with Robert Rangel.
Healdsburg Bar and Grill, Healdsburg. John Mihalik and Blue 7 Quintet, with Alec Axt, Dave Webster, Ron Masi and Claus Brigmann.
Ravenous, Healdsburg. Trevor Kinsel and Jay Mayer Duo.
Sizzling Tandoor, Healdsburg. Dick Conte and Steve Webber Duo.
Spoonbar, Healdsburg. Christian Foley-Beining Group with Todd Smith and Tom Hayashi.
Zin Restaurant and Wine Bar, Healdsburg. Ricardo Peixoto and Carlos Oliveira Duo.