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Sunday Jazz Line-up Offers Concerts Scheduled from July 21 to September 29

TEMECULA, Calif. – South Coast Winery Resort & Spa’s annual Rhythm on the Vine® is a highly acclaimed jazz concert series returning on Sunday, July 21, with a docket of performances that jazz devotees will not want to miss. Once again, these memorable jazz events are produced in partnership with Michael Paulo and Apaulo Productions. The six scheduled concerts are highlighted by globally famous jazz artists – all known for their innovative jazz musicianship and captivating performances of this much-loved, American-born music genre.

Concerts will take place in the resort’s scenic Vintner’s Garden. Dining options include enjoying award-winning fare at The Vineyard Rose Restaurant, which will extend its hours for concert guests beginning at 5 p.m. – requiring reservations through Open Table. Multiple cash bars will be available during the concerts serving beer, award-winning wine and soft drinks, and food will be available for purchase during the shows.

Rhythm on the Vine® Jazz Series Line-up

Doors open at 6 p.m.; a meet and greet the artists from 6 to 6:45 p.m. for sponsor/VIP tickets only; concerts start at 7 p.m.

  • Sunday, July 21 – Guitarist Chris Standring, Saxman Patrick Lamb and Pianist Gregg Karukas
    This opening performance of the series will thrill listeners with the collaboration of Chris Standring, a superb guitarist and composer with his funky, bluesy jazz. He is joined by saxman Patrick Lamb, known in the U.S. and internationally as a successful accompanying and solo recording artist with five albums and top Billboard hits. The group swings with the prolific, genre-crossing piano prowess of Grammy- winning Gregg Karakas known for his smooth jazz, Brazilian, new age and R&B/pop.

  • Sunday, August 4 – David Benoit with Vocalist Lindsey Webster and Big Band
    For four decades, Grammy-nominated pianist, composer, arranger David Benoit has reigned supreme as a founding father of contemporary jazz. Currently, he is topping the jazz charts with the CD recording “So Nice” and hit single “Caminando.” Vocalist Lindsey Webster joins Benoit with her talented fusing of R&B, jazz, pop and soul and is currently garnering recognition in the world of contemporary jazz for her sixth recording, “Reasons.”

  • Sunday, August 18 – Bassist Brian Bromberg, Guitarist Paul Brown and Saxman Michael Paulo
    This exciting performance shows off the multiple talents of Brian Bromberg who has toured extensively and recorded with some of the greatest artists including Andrea Bocelli, Whitney Houston, Aerosmith and others. He has produced more than a dozen top hits and is joined on stage by Michael Paulo and Paul Brown. Paulo is welcomed back to this annual series as one of the most versatile and cosmopolitan saxophonists in pop, soul and contemporary jazz for nearly 25 years, and Brown is a double Grammy winner, who is both an artist and producer with more than 60 #1 contemporary jazz radio hits.

  • Sunday, September 1 – Guitarists JJ Sansaverino, Blake Aaron and others
    JJ Sansaverino is an extraordinary performer who has toured on his own and with reggae legend Maxi Priest, bringing amazing vibes to smooth jazz, R&B and reggae. Guitarist Blake Aaron has earned acclaim with five #1 Billboard singles and was named “a genius on the guitar” by The L.A. Times.

  • Sunday, September 15 – An Evening of Yacht Rock with Tris Imboden Yacht Stars
    Tris Imboden Yacht Stars is a world-class group of musicians formed to celebrate the timeless hits in the yacht rock genre. Individually these artists are known around the world for their recordings and live performances. Tris Imboden himself is recognized for his memorable drumming on #1 hit “Footloose.”

  • Sunday, September 29 – Kalapana’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert
    The final concert of this jazz series is a winning performance by the legendary band Kalapana, the pop-rock and jazz group from Hawai’i that released several albums in the 70s and 80s. Their influence spans around the world and notably they received the Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ticket prices are $65 for general admission and theatre-style seating. Sponsor Seating is at a table of four and includes stage mention and access to the Artist Meet & Greet, Wine Reception and Summer Grazing Platter. VIP ticketing is behind the Sponsor tables and also includes the same Sponsor perks. Preferred seating includes table seating for tables of eight. Information on complete pricing information and ticket purchasing are available at

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, California 92591