Kellie Fuller and the Mike Greensill Quartet: Night at the Dream Bowl: 1940s

Events

Aug 25 Thu
Kellie Fuller and the Mike Greensill Quartet: Night at the Dream Bowl: 1940s7:00 PM
Blue Note Napa
BLUE NOTE NAPA is located on the 1st floor of the Historic Napa Valley Opera House. We are an intimate 182 person seated live music club and restaurant where you may enjoy performances of world renowned and local Bay Area artists alike. We offer a dinner menu with an elegant wine and cocktail list in all seating sections. Ages 8+
Kellie, Mike and the band will perform the music that started romances, inspired servicemen and servicewomen, and brought people together. A special pre-show interview with Michael Amen, author of The Dream Bowl: Where Goodman, Ellington and The Grateful Dead Convene starts at 7:00 PM, music starts at 7:30PM. Doors 6 PM

HOUSE POLICIES:
  • Proof of FULL VACCINATION plus your matching government issued photo ID, is required for entry. We will accept one of the following for venue entry: CDC Vaccination Card (or photo)  or a CA Digital Vaccine Card.
  • All ticket prices per person.
  • Seating is first come, first seated in area purchased.
  • 2 Drink Minimum


Booth for 4: Requires mininum of 4 seats to be purchased. Price is per person. Seating is first come, first seated.  You will be seated when you arrive. (dark green)

Booth for 5 or 6: Requires 5 or 6 seats to be purchased. Price is per person. Seating is first come, first seated.  You will be seated when you arrive. (light green)

Floor Tables: The closest tables on the floor to the stage. First come, first seated. Pairs are seated across from one another. (dark blue)

High Bar: Great view! Chairs are tall with backs and padded seats. Seating is first come, first seated.(bright blue)

Side Stage: Stage level table seating w/ chairs with backs and padded seats. First come, first seated. Pairs are seated across each other.(Purple)

Center Platform: An elevated viewing section with fantastic sight lines to the stage. Table seating with tall chairs that have backs and padded seats. First come, first seated. Pairs are seated across from each other (light blue)

ADA seating is for those that require accessible seating.  Companions purchase Premium Floor Table Seating. (dark blue)

SIDE BAR SEATING Bar stool seating at the Bar or on our side bar. Tall chairs have backs and padded seats. First come, first seated. (red)

Please contact our Box Office with any special needs or accommodation requests.
  • Venue is Ages 8 + (w/ children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult) unless otherwise specified.
  • No babies please.
  • No refunds / cameras/ vaping/ smoking/ outside food or drink.
1030 Main Street, Napa CA 94559
Box Office: boxoffice@bluenotenapa.com or 707.880.2300

Kellie Fuller

Blue Note Napa presents Kellie Fuller and the Mike Greensill Quartet for “A Night at the Dream Bowl: 1940s" on Thursday, August 25. The Dream Bowl opened on the Napa/Vallejo Highway in 1941 and hosted the biggest bands of the era including Glen Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more. Kellie, Mike and the band will perform the music that started romances, inspired servicemen and servicewomen, and brought people together in a fit of swing dancing. A special pre-show interview with Michael Amen, author of The Dream Bowl: Where Goodman, Ellington and The Grateful Dead Convene starts at 7:00pm, music starts at 7:30pm. 
 
Doors open at 6:00 and dinner, wine, beer and cocktails are available throughout the evening. 
 
Tickets range from $15 - $30 and can be purchased at www.bluenotenapa.com. Due to the intimate size of the club, advance purchase is strongly recommended for this special evening of music 
 
Kellie Fuller is one of those rare vocalists that cannot be locked into a single genre or decade, performing some of the most beloved songs and hidden gems spanning the early 1900’s through the 1970’s. Breaking through barriers, Kellie delivers wonderful surprises as she brings Jazz, Blues, R&B and The Great American Songbook to the stage with her own blend of humor, intimacy and energy.
 
Well known in his role as musical director to acclaimed vocalist Wesla Whitfield with whom he has recorded twenty albums, Mike Greensill has played for many venues and shows including Sedge Thomson’s weekly Public Radio West Coast Live, San Francisco’s The Rrazz Room and Society Café’, New York’s Carnegie Hall and The Metropolitan Room and more.
 
Noel Jewkes is one of the premier saxophone players in Northern California. He has worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 35 years, and has earned a distinguished reputation with lovers of Jazz music. Noel has recorded with John Hendricks, Wesla Whitfield, Mary Stallings, Paula West, Mike Greensill, Lavay Smith, Bill Bell, Mimi Fox, Graham Bruce, Bobbe Norris, Larry Dunlap, Larry Vuckovich, Pat Yankee and Jerry Hahn, as well as his own ensembles. 
 
Ruth Davies Bassist, a Bay Area native, has performed, toured internationally and recorded with jazz and blues greats Charles Brown, Bonnie Raitt, Etta Jones, Elvis Costello, Maria Muldaur, John Lee Hooker and many more.
 
Drummer Jack Dorsey has performed and recorded internationally with such diverse artists as Little Anthony, Macy Blackman, The Coasters, The Crests, Jose Feliciano, Bobby Freeman, Etta Jones, Ed Kelly, Buddy Miles, The Oakland Jazz Choir, Denise Perrier, Khalil Shaheed, Lavay Smith, and Jimmy Witherspoon. Dorsey has recorded numerous television theme scores, commercials and motion picture soundtracks for 20th Century Fox, Zoetrope, and Skywalker Ranch. He has performed drums & percussion for SF theatre productions including Gary Trudeau’s Rap Master Ronnie.

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Mike Greensill

After graduating in 1972 from Leeds College of Music in England, Mike toured Europe and the Far East and lived in Hong Kong for 4 years before finally settling into his adopted home, San Francisco, in 1977.
 Well known in his role as musical director to acclaimed vocalist
Wesla Whitfield with whom he has recorded twenty albums, Mike is also resident piano player on Sedge Thomson's weekly Public Radio show to the world, "West Coast Live" - more info at wcl.org. As an arranger Mike, in addition to his work with Wesla, has had the opportunity to write for big bands and symphony orchestras including the Boston Pops and the San Francisco Symphony.
Mike has also had the pleasure of accompanying such diverse talents as Rita Moreno, Margaret Whiting, Broadway stars Lillias White and Franc D'Ambrosio and jazz singers Madeline Eastman, Ann Hampton Callaway and Opie Bellas.

"Greensill is an accompanist in the great tradition of Jimmy Rowles and Ellis Larkins.

It's worth twice the price of admission just to hear him!"
- Terry Teachout - NY Daily News

Phillip Elwood, jazz writer for the San Francisco Examiner states -
"Greensill is a wonderful jazz pianist."

 
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