This summer’s Healdsburg Jazz Festival includes a two-day tribute to jazz bassist Charlie Haden and other headliner performances by Charles Lloyd with Jason Moran, and the Fred Hersch Trio.
The 15th annual festival will run from May 31 through June 9 at various indoor and outdoor venues around Healdsburg.
On the first weekend, a two-day tribute June 1-2 will honor Charlie Haden with the 12-piece Liberation Music Orchestra featuring Carla Bley, Quartet West with Ravi Coltrane, plus Bill Frisell, Geri Allen, Lee Konitz, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and more artists to be announced.
The second weekend will host an exclusive 2013 U.S. engagement with the Charles Lloyd-Jason Moran Duo, a special evening with the Fred Hersch Trio, and the Marcus Shelby Orchestra with the Healdsburg Jazz Festival’s Freedom Jazz Choir.
For coming announcements of additional acts, and for ticket information, go to www.healdsburgjazz.org.