The Smooth Jazz Alley featuring guitarist Joel Del Rosario
The Smooth Jazz Alley was formed by Guitarist Stan Evans & Keyboardist Marco Montoya, both San Francisco Bay Area natives. This duo's collaboration has been in the works for over a decade after the split up of the Latin fusion band Grupo Caribe, where they originally became longtime bandmates.
The project, Been A Long Time Comin' was born out of simple jam sessions when Stan and Marco began jamming to funky smooth rhythms which led to their first recording, Stan’s Groove, originally recorded on an 8-Track Digital Recorder back in the early 2000's.
Been A Long Time Comin' features the impressive powerful bass work of KennyKen Franklin who has worked and toured around the world with well known artists such as Karen White, Jesse Johnson, & MC Hammer just to name a few. The extremely talented Miguel Melgoza, provides solid drums throughout most of the album and Eric Mendez provides drums and Latin percussion on the latin-soaked track, Christina, which also includes the smooth sounds of Latin Trumpeter Bill Ortega, Jr. Also featured on the album are smooth vocalists Lawrence Beamen and Mona Attia on the R&B influenced track, “Why”.
BLUE NOTE NAPA is located on the first floor of the Historic Napa Valley Opera House at 1030 Main St. We are an intimate 144-seat jazz club and restaurant, where you can enjoy performances of world renowned and local Bay Area artists alike. We offer a full menu with market-driven cuisine, as well as an elegant wine and cocktail list. Enjoy fantastic main courses, sharing plates, and desserts while you take in a show.
All ticket prices are based on per person. Dinner is served in all sections. Your ticket is your dining reservation. Separate reservations are not needed.
“Sapphire” Booth Seating:
Booth seating for parties of 4, 5- 6 persons: Our premier level of seating! Booths are only sold as four, five or six and are not available as singles or pairs. 1st come, 1st seated. You will be seated when you arrive. (Seating is dark blue color on map)
“Royal Blue” Center Table Seating:
Seating in premier center table areas in front of stage: Pairs are seated across from each other. 1st come, 1st seated (Seating is light blue on map)
Standard Side Table Seating:
Seating in side table areas left and right of center section: Pairs are seated across from each other. 1st come, 1st seated. (Seating is yellow on map)
Bar Area Ticket Seating (only patrons 21+ may sit at bar):
Great View!! Bar Chairs are tall with backs and comfy padded seats. Purse hooks too. (Bar area is pink on map).
A portion of all ticket fees goes to the historic preservation of the Napa Valley Opera House.
Tickets are the same price whether purchased in person, over the phone or online.