Wine & Jazz

Every third Sunday of the month from 3 to 5 pm


Wine and Jazz features a performance by a different local jazz group each month, followed by an open jazz session. Sit back, enjoy a glass of wine while listening to great local jazz.

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FREE with Museum Admission

October 19th, 2014

College of the Redwoods Jazz Orchestra

Under the direction of Bill Allison this ensemble plays classic large group/big band music. Ranging from early swing, through contemporary compositions the C. R. jazz Orchestra draws upon the diversity of musical talent, skills and experience found in our community to shake the house.

November 16th, 2014

Paula Jones and the RLA Trio

With her father as a Pastor, Paula Jones, along with her five sisters, literally grew up singing in the church. At age 11 she started performing in musical theatre. She fronted her own band in Sacramento, and had one of her original songs in the movie 'Rumble Fish'. She is now one of the premier soloists for the 'Arcata Interfaith Gospel Choir' and does regular shows with RLA.Her style mixes the spiritual intensity of gospel with the subtle creativity of jazz, always entrancing audiences wherever she performs.

RLA is a collection of three of the top jazz players in the area. They are, Tim Randles (piano) Mike LaBolle (drums) and Bobby Amirkhan (bass). They are currently the host band for the Westhaven Center for the Arts 2014 Jazz Series.
December 21st, 2014

Blue Lotus Jazz

As a jazz guitar duo, Blue Lotus Jazz likes the romantic side of jazz. Their vision is to play exceptional jazz, but most importantly, to have fun while making music! Playing throughout Humboldt County for seven years, Blue Lotus Jazz performs about 150 gigs a year at such venues as Larrapin Cafe, Libation Wine Shop, The Wine Spot, and many Arts Alive! and Arts Arcata locations.