Each of 5 successful bidders will receive:

  • Invitation for 10 to a private concert and dinner at the brand-new Blue Note Napa
  • Performances by Cuban jazz sensations Aldo López-Gavilán, Harold López-Nussa and friends
  • Dinner paired with Far Niente wines

The legendary Blue Note jazz club in New York’s Greenwich Village has been home to some of the biggest names in jazz history, including Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughn. And now, in addition to outposts in Tokyo and Milan, Blue Note has added Napa Valley to its illustrious list of jazz destinations.

Downtown Napa’s newest hot spot will be all yours for one lush summer evening, when you are treated to a night of Cuban jazz, fine wine and gourmet cuisine for you and nine guests. When pianists Aldo López-Gavilán and Harold López-Nussatake the stage, you will be front and center for a concert featuring a new generation of jazz greats who have become sensations after perfecting their craft in their homeland of Cuba. Your exquisite dinner will be paired with a superlative selection of wines from Far Niente hand-selected by the winery’s president, Larry Maguire.

DONORS: Blue Note Napa, Far Niente Wine Estates, Napa Valley Festival Association

Designed for 50 guests
Event date: July 18, 2017

Proceeds support the festival’s cultural diplomacy initiative to provide Cuban artists professional performing opportunities in the United States.


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