"Blue Note loves booking Jealous Zelig as we find them to be one of the most talented bay-area bands with a unique, eclectic approach to Jazz and beyond...."  

      Ken Tessler, Owner



Jealous Zelig emerged from Napa Valley living room hootenannies to beguile BottleRock 2014 with their sui generis schtick and continues to delight and surprise Bay Area audiences with what hometown hangout, The Blue Note, calls "Some kinda original jazz-country-soul music" at venues also including:

City Winery, The Uptown Theatre Napa, Oxbow's River Stage, The Culinary Institute at Copia, San Francisco War Memorial Opera House, Fort Mason, SF City Club, The Grass Valley Center for the Arts and numerous wineries y pachangas enormes! 

Located: Napa, Ca
Genre: #jazz #soul
At 25th St Recording Studios, Oakland   (vocals begin at 3:40)
Original: "Your Sweet Smile"  For CampoVelo @
Dutch Henry Winery Napa 
Scene from "Monopoly Melange" 
BottleRock Wknd Private Party
Italics Estate--Original: "The Real Crime"
Original: "Alabaster Pillars" private party
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two years inna row!
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BottleRock Napa
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two years inna row!

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which old ways (are the new ways now)? - jealous zelig
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kwali's song (sonnet 55) - jealous zelig
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We are

ross rubin - words & keys
late sleeper. tea steeper. beekeeper. lovers leaper.
David hight - drums & percussion
With over 30 years of Latin, Rock and World Music performance experience, David's process automation and control expertise keep both our water and our grooves tasty!
martin reid -clarinets, saxophones & Flutes
Armed with his arsenal of woodwinds, music school booklearnin' and a spirit-filled ear, Martin tilts with the Zelig by night whilst musifying the children by day as Director of Music at Napa Christian Campus of Education.
Bob Henderson-Alto saxophone 
Storied, world-class musician has performed and recorded with Percy Sledge, Dr. John,
Jimmy Swaggart, Freddie Fender, Hank Williams Jr., Frankie Ford, The Osmonds, et cetera....
Eva Facey - Vocals
A bi-coastal chorale singer since childhood, Eva also loves soloing & duetting and she's excited to bring her classical & jazz influences to the Jealous Zelig!
Sharon Kenny - Vocals
Sharon has enjoyed providing background vocals to bands since the early 90s and also sings with the Napa Community Choir.  By day, she teaches high school Spanish.
Chris Cappeto - Bass
Chris has been playing bass for a while.



upcoming performances

Jan 30, 2020

Blue Note Napa

Thursday evening shennanigans!

Jealous Zelig with some special guests soon to be announced!

Jan 19, 2020

Amados SF

hosts Jealous Zelig-- Songstress Hannah Lingrell opens!

Jan 11, 2020

Petaluma's Big Easy

The Beguilers welcome The Jealous Zelig

Oct 12, 2019

Silenus Winery Harvest Party!

Oct 24, 2019

Blue Note Napa

Nellie McKay w/ Jealous Zelig!

thrilled to support the inimitable & inspirational Nellie McKay at our favorite club!

Aug 07, 2019

Jealous Zelig Sextet @ Blue Note Napa!

our 15th, yes FIFTEENTH, performance at the Blue Note!

Aug 30, 2019

The CIA at Copia presenta: Jealous Zelig in Quartetto

Groovin' at the Grove...


Sep 13, 2019

Twin Oaks Roadhouse, Penngrove

with the West County folks!



Sep 29, 2019

Private Vineyard Party

Oct 19, 2019

Jewish Vintners Dinner

Congregation Beth Shalom

Featuring Chef Joan Nathan!

Nov 10, 2019

Noise Pop's SF Leonard Cohen Festival welcomes Jealous Zelig!

at San Francisco's Swedish American Hall

Oct 13, 2019

Jealous Zelig w/ Sean Hayes, Sandy's & The Sam Chase

Another Planet Entertainment presents Oxbow's River Stage

More info to follow....

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Some Past performances

Blue Note Napa


BottleRock Music Festival

War Memorial Opera House, SF

The Center for the Arts, Grass Valley

City Winery

Napa Valley Grape Grower's STOMP

Napa Valley Ed Foundation BBQ & Beer Battle

Festival Napa Valley

Community Projects 75th Anniversary Bash

Cornerstone Sonoma


PorchFest Napa Valley

Silenus Winery

Poseidon Winery


Round Pond Estates Napa Grape Grower's Anniversary Dinner

Napa Opera House Plaza

Piano Fight, SF

JaM Cellars

Napa Valley Film Festival Gala

Chateau Montelena Winery

Frank Family Vineyards

Chamber of Commerce: Napa Live 


Campo Velo


Charles Krug Winery


CIA at Copia


Coal Shed, Mare Island


Dutch Henry Winery


Napa Valley Distillery

Capp Heritage Deco Lounge

Oxbow Public Market

Cru Winery

Yao Family Winery


Napa County Farm Bureau Gala 

The Uptown Theatre Napa

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