Yuletide Jazz & Wine Series
Wednesdays: November 23 & 30; December 7, 14 & 21, 6:00–8:30 pm
After an evening Yuletide tour, relax and celebrate the season with live jazz and a glass of wine in the festive atmosphere of Winterthur’s Galleries Reception Atrium. Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Members free. Included with Yuletide tour general admission ticket. For nonmembers who are not purchasing a Yuletide general admission ticket, tickets are $15 and include live jazz and entry to Galleries.
Cartoon Christmas Trio
November 23, 6:00–8:30 pm, Galleries Reception Atrium
This jazz trio plays the classic holiday jazz of Vince Guaraldi, composer of the Peanuts soundtracks. Jeff Knoettner on piano, Jimmy Coleman on drums, and Rob Swanson on double bass violin have played to sell-out crowds at the best regional venues (including Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center) for over 20 years. Watch the Cartoon Christmas Trio performing with the Wilmington Children's Choir.
Ron Cole Trio
November 30, 6:00–8:30 pm, Galleries Reception Atrium
The Ron Cole Trio is Joe Holt on piano, Cliff Kellum on bass, and Ron Cole on guitar. This jazz trio plays a wide range of styles—from jazzed-up versions of pop tunes and straight-ahead jazz to holiday favorites. Don't miss this chance to experience real jazz at Winterthur.
Sharon and Shawn
December 7, 6:00–8:30 pm, Galleries Reception Atrium
The music of Sharon Sable and E. Shawn Qaissaunee creates a beautiful soundscape that is both bold and understated. Together, they weave elements of jazz, world, pop, and much more into a memorable and engaging performance.
Rob Zinn Quartet
December 14, 6:00–8:30 pm, Galleries Reception Atrium
The Rob Zinn Quartet is a Delaware-based jazz group featuring Rob Zinn on trumpet/flugelhorn, Tom Palmer on piano, Sam Nobles on bass, and Wes Morton on Drums. Formed in 2014, the group has performed at the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival as well as venues throughout and beyond Delaware. With a shared love for straight-ahead jazz, the group also infuses elements of funk, latino, R&B, and more. In September of 2016, the group released their debut album Yesterday Again.
The Bruce Anthony Collective
December 21, 6:00–8:30 pm, Galleries Reception Atrium
The Bruce Anthony Collective is an extension of the Delaware-based duo Bruce & Sam. The group consists of Bruce Anthony on guitar/vocals, Sam Nobles on upright bass, and Brian Bruce on drums. With a rich and classic voice, Bruce Anthony incorporates elements of jazz, blues, and folk. The group has a unique, yet familiar sound.