2017 Artist Lineup

Huge thanks to all of the incredible artists that performed this year!!!

Brian Culbertson & friends

Marcus Miller, Candy Dulfer, The Whispers, Peabo Bryson, Regina Belle, Peter White, Euge Groove, Keiko Matsui, Pieces of a Dream, Eric Darius, Morgan James, Paul Jackson Jr., Eric Marienthal, Adam Hawley, Marcus Anderson, Julian Vaughn, Nicholas Cole, Lindsey Webster, Marqueal Jordan, Cecil Ramirez, Curtis Brooks, Chase Huna, Alonzo Bodden,
DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash,
and Sterling James from KBLX!

Brian Culbertson

Your host, performing all week

Brian is doing 4 shows this year including a rare solo piano performance on Thursday, June 8th at The Lincoln Theater, a reprise of his "Funk! Tour" at The Lincoln Theater on Friday, June 9th in addition to two outdoor shows at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday, June 10th from 5:45-7pm with special guest Regina Belle, and Sunday, June 11th from 5:45-7pm with special guest Eric Darius.


Marcus Miller

Thursday, June 8th from 8:40-10pm

Jazz legend Marcus Miller makes his Jazz Getaway debut on "Jazz Legend Night" at The Lincoln Theater


Candy Dulfer

Friday, June 9th from 7:30-8:30pm

"Friday Night Funk Night" with Candy is gonna be hot!!



The Whispers

Sunday, June 11th, 4-5:15pm

We're proud to have this legendary group join our main stage at the Oxbow Commons

The Whispers on Wikipedia

Peter White

Saturday, June 10th, 4-5:15pm

Back by popular demand, performing along with Euge Groove at the Oxbow Commons


Keiko Matsui

Saturday, June 10th, 4-5:15pm

Performing along with Peter White and Euge Groove at Oxbow Commons


Euge Groove

Saturday, June 10th, 4-5:15pm

Performing with Peter White at the Oxbow Commons


Peabo Bryson

Saturday, June 10th from 2:30-3:30pm

On the mainstage at the Oxbow Commons


Regina Belle

Saturday, June 10th from 5:45-7pm

Special guest with Brian Culbertson



Pieces of a Dream

Sunday, June 11th from 2:30-3:30pm

This legendary east coast group is coming to Napa!


Eric Darius

Sunday, June 11th from 1-2pm & 5:45-7pm

...with Morgan James


...with Brian Culbertson at the Oxbow Commons


Morgan James

Sunday, June 11th, 1-2pm

Back for the 2nd year in a row, opening our main stage on Sunday at the new Oxbow Commons
with special guest, Eric Darius.

Morgan will also be doing two very special 'Soul Covers' sets outside in the Opera House Plaza at the Blue Note on Saturday, June 10th at 5-5:45 and 7-7:45pm. Walk on over from the Oxbow Commons during the intermission and after BC finishes.


Paul Jackson Jr.

Wednesday, 7th, 7-10pm & Thursday, June 8th, 2-4pm

Paul will be a featured guest at the Welcome Dinner & Jam Session Wednesday night as well as performing at the Thursday afternoon "Wine Down" both in the Solera Courtyard at the Westin.


Lindsey Webster

Wednesday, June 7th, 7-10pm and Friday, June 9th, 2-4pm

We are pleased to have vocalist Lindsey Webster join us for the first time. She'll be performing at the Welcome Dinner & Jam Session as well as the Friday "Wine Down."


Marcus Anderson

Saturday, June 10th, 1-2pm

Opening the main stage on Saturday along with Julian Vaughn and Nicholas Cole.


Julian Vaughn

Saturday, June 10th, 1-2pm

Alongside Marcus Anderson & Nicholas Cole


Nicholas Cole

Saturday, June 10th, 1-2pm

Check out this new keyboardist on the scene along with Marcus Anderson & Julian Vaughn


Adam Hawley

Wednesday - Sunday

...performing all week with Brian Culbertson as well as the Welcome Dinner & Jam Session and as a featured artist on Thursday's "Wine Down" at The Westin.


Marqueal Jordan

Wednesday - Sunday

Performing all week as Brian Culbertson's featured vocalist & saxophonist, as well as at the Welcome Dinner & Jam Session, the Thursday "Wine Down" at The Westin, and as the host of Saturday's Late Night Jam Session at the JaM Cellars Ballroom in the Margrit Mondavi Theatre (formerly the Opera House).


Cecil Ramirez

Wednesday, June 8th, 7-10pm &
Sunday, June 11th, 5-5:45 & 7-7:45pm

Our annual host of The Welcome Dinner & Jam Session at The Westin. He also hosts the Cigar Hang in the Back.

Cecil is also doing two of his own sets outside in the Opera House Plaza at the Blue Note on Sunday, June 11th at 5-5:45 & 7-7:45pm.


Curtis Brooks

Sunday, June 11th, 2-2:30pm & 3:30-4pm

See young saxophonist Curtis Brooks perform outside in the Opera House Plaza at the Blue Note along with his band.


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Chase Huna

Saturday, June 10th, 2-2:30pm & 3:30-4pm

Another Southern California rising star, Chase will be performing outside in the Opera House Plaza at the Blue Note along with Cecil Ramirez and his band.

Chase on Facebook


Comedian Alonzo Bodden

Thursday, June 8th, 8-8:30pm

Performing on "Jazz Legend Night" at The Lincoln Theater


The World Famous Rick & Russ Show
with CJ Flash

Spinning at the four After Parties at The Westin...

...the two "Wine Downs" at The Westin...


...at the Oxbow Commons on Saturday & Sunday

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Sterling James from KBLX

Saturday & Sunday, June 10th & 11th

Back for her 5th year, our friend Sterling will once again be hosting our outdoor concerts...

This year at the Oxbow Commons


Watch Sterling's interview with Brian Culbertson



*artist lineup & schedule subject to change

Past Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Artists:


Michael McDonald, The Temptations, Fourplay, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliott, Rick Braun, Larry Graham, Average White Band, Eric Darius, Stanley Jordan, Mint Condition, Michael Lington, Morgan James, Vincent Ingala, Marcus Anderson, Marqueal Jordan, Cecil Ramirez, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian Jammin' Jay Lamont. SEE PHOTOS


Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Boney James, Spyro Gyra, Peter White, Mindi Abair, Eric Darius, Fred Wesley, Raul Midón, Chuck Loeb, Eric Marienthal, Kenny Lattimore, Maysa, The Family Stone, Vincent Ingala, Marqueal Jordan, DW3, Cecil Ramirez, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian Alonzo Bodden. SEE PHOTOS


Ohio Players, Earl Klugh, Eric Benét, Morris Day & The Time, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Eric Darius, Mavis Staples, Average White Band, Jazz In Pink feat. Gail Jhonson, Karen Briggs & Althea Rene, Cecil Ramirez, Michael Lington, Eric Marienthal, Marqueal Jordan, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, plus our DJ's The World Famous Rick & Russ Show feat. CJ Flash and special guest comedian, Keenen Ivory Wayans. SEE PHOTOS


Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, Take 6, Ray Parker Jr., Eric Darius, Nick Colionne, Michael Lington, Cecil Ramirez, Selina Albright, DW3, Kim Waters, Paige Bryan plus special guest comedian, Sinbad. SEE PHOTOS


Kenny Lattimore, Oleta Adams, Eric Darius, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal, Noel Gourdin, Cecil Ramirez and special guest comedian, Sinbad. SEE PHOTOS