420 First Street East Sonoma, CA 95476 phone 707.996.4466
Presents in conjunction with The Plaza Bistro
Jazz in the Backroom
Dinner Reservations suggested - open seating at wine bar
Fridays 7:00 -10:00 pm
Saxophonist KRISTEN STROM is in great demand these days. In addition to leading her own ensemble, the Kristen Strom Quintet, she is an integral part of some of the San Francisco Bay Area's leading bands. She has performed with many well-known artists, including Manhattan Transfer, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis, Jimmy Heath, Steve Turre, Kevin Mahogany, Michel LeGrand, the San Jose Symphony, the Temptations, Natalie Cole, The Four Tops, and the San Francisco Production Beach Blanket Babylon. In addition to her solo album, "Intention", she has recorded more than 25 CDs with various jazz and pop artists, including Crossing Borders, John Worley and Worlview, Ed Johnson and Novo Tempo, Wally Schnalle, Burning Bridges, Tim Volpicella and poet Paul Zarzyski and four albums with The Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra. Her touring schedule has included performances across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia with the Nuclear Whales and others.
Kristen is saxophone instructor at Santa Clara University, is on the faculty of the Stanford Jazz Workshop and is the Education Consultant for the San Jose Jazz Society.
Kristen has a B.A. in Music from San Jose State University, as well as graduate studies in music education, and studied saxophone and woodwinds with Joe Henderson, Mel Martin and Victor Morosco.
He’s been featured at many festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, Earshot Jazz Festival, and the Festival International De Jazz De Montreal, Montreal, Quebec,
Scott plays regular engagements at The Los Altos Grill, Hyatt Hotel, Fairmont Hotel, 71 St. Peter in San José, and many other restaurants and clubs.
THE PLAZA BISTRO
Situated in an 1859 landmark building with a long colorful history, the Plaza Bistro offers a relaxing bistro style ambience, delectable wine country cuisine, including daily specials, fine wines and an indisputable social atmosphere.
What could be finer on a Friday evening than live jazz "On The Plaza"?
The Plaza Bistro offers relaxed atmosphere, a complete dinner menu if you so desire and a full bar for your favorite adult beverage.
The SVJS had teamed up with the folks at The Plaza Bistro to present live jazz Friday and Saturday evenings, 7 to 10 pm.
Join us at The Plaza Wine Bar for the best live entertainment in town: America's one true art form, JAZZ!
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