The Sonoma Valley Jazz Society
Presents in conjunction with The Plaza Bistro
Jazz in the Backroom
Dinner and a Show!
420 1st Street East Sonoma, CA 707.996.4466
Dinner Reservations suggested
7 to 10 pm every Friday
Read more about the line up at the Bistro by clicking HERE
Save the Date!
Members and Sponsor Party
Free to Members and Sponsors
Sunday, Oct 26th
Vintage House. Sonoma
3 to 6 pm
doors open 2:00 pm
Pianist Peter Horvath Quartet
Contemporary jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer, Peter Horvath has been perfecting his craft since the age of 6 when he began taking classical piano lessons. Born in Budapest, Hungary, he attended the Bela Bartok Conservatory of Music. Son of famous Hungarian singer Zsuzsa Matrai, Peter had a natural and intense desire for music. At age 17, he won the National Jazz Combo Competition in Gyor, Hungary, and two years later he moved to Austria to attend the Vienna Conservatory of Music. Establishing himself rather quickly in the Austrian jazz scene, he began playing and touring with jazz notables, such as Leo Wright, etc.
In 1983, Peter moved to the U.S., where he studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has since performed, toured, and recorded with a long line of world-class artists. He toured with jazz greats Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Richie Cole, Ernie Watts, Eddie Henderson and Benny Maupin. He recorded, performed, and toured nationally and worldwide with the Victor Bailey Group, Lenny White, Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Marcus Miller, Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly, Bob Mintzer, Bob Sheppard, Tiger Okoshi, Lalah Hathaway, Melba Moore, Ledisi, Keith Washington, Rosie Gaines, Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, Kenneth Nash and the Oakland Symphony. Peter composed for and performed with David Garibaldi for his Warner Brothers video/CD series, and recorded the tracks for Aretha Franklin's performance of the National Anthem at the 1993 World Series.
Peter Horvath's first solo recording, "Foreign Matter", (Lake Street Records) has received enormous national contemporary jazz radio airplay. In its first week of release, it was the #1 most added recording to Gavin's Adult Alternative Chart, and #2 most added to Radio & Record's NAC Chart.
Peter's talent as a pianist/keyboardist is matched by his role as a composer and producer. Horvath's diverse background is manifested in his performances and compositions, with both complexity and clarity . . . from straight ahead to funk to contemporary jazz. Performing with a passion, and heightened by his fiery personality, he uses every ounce of energy to convey his finely crafted compositions. Horvath is a serious artist with more than mere entertainment in mind, combining appealing melodies with plenty of sound for thought.
Tuesday Night Market Jazz
Nice Note from an Audience member about the Nicolas Bearde show on July 8th
Thank you for last nights concert. ..
It was fantastic! Thank you to the Jazz Society and to the Anderson's who's contributions never seem to end in our little town - we are so blessed to have their valuable participation in our neck of the woods. . . The Nicolas Bearde Quintet was nothing short of AMAZING last night and I so enjoyed it that I could not leave . . . It was great to see the list of other sponsors as well and I hope that contributions were up - the dancing was amazing as was 'little Phoenix!'. . ..
What a great night!
Thank you again!
Resident of Boyes Hot Springs
See the rest of our summer Tuesday Night Market Jazz concert Series Click here
Sign up for e-scrip at Sonoma Market!
Announcing the Sonoma Market & Glen Ellen Village Market Community Card! The program is a new and improved way to automatically contribute up to 5% of purchases to your favorite school or nonprofit.
The Sonoma Valley Jazz Society's e-scrip number is 500044206
First, stop in at your Sonoma Market or Glen Ellen Village Market and ask for a Community Card.
Once you sign up, your purchases create automatic contributions that go to your favorite school or nonprofit.
Earn up to 5% of your purchase amount when you show your card at check out.
Help us raise money for the Jazz Society!
SPOTLIGHT ON OUR
El Pueblo Inn sits at the very heart of Wine Country, flanked by lush fields of grapes and filled with an ambience that blends Tuscan beauty with Adobe serenity. We're just a short drive from the famous city of San Francisco. From our door, day-trippers enjoy excursions to Sonoma Raceway, Jack London State Park, plaza wine tastings, shopping venues, fine dining eateries, pastry shops, biplane rides, hot air ballooning, and a whole host of delightful activities and sights. Guests delight in our ample amenities, including an interior garden for relaxing, 24-hour pool for swimming, and free Wi-Fi for web surfing.
El Pueblo Inn Located at
896 West Napa Street,
Sonoma, California 95476
Contact: 707-996-3651 |
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