If you look at the calender it shows that summer has one month left. If you live in southern California it means you have about three more months of summer. It also means concerts at Thornton Winery in beautiful Temecula. The 2013 edition will be the 25th anniversary of the Thortnon Winery Champagne Jazz Series and once again features some of the top names in contemporary jazz. This Saturday's show featuring trumpeter Chris Botti is sold out.
There are other great shows coming up in September and October. On Saturday, September 14 at 7pm, features RWB which includes: trumpeter Rick Braun, saxophonist Kirk Whalum and guitarist Norman Brown. The next day, Sunday, September 15 at 4pm, Boz Scaggs and Rayland Baxter perform. George Benson who is one of the great guitarist of our time and saxophonist Jessy J have a 4pm show on Sunday, September 22. In October the following shows and dates include: Jesse Cook on October 6 at 4pm, Keiko Matsui on October 13 at 4pm and keyboardist Brian Culbertson on October 20 at 4pm.
Thornton Winery is located on 32575 Rancho California Road in Temecula. You can contact the box office by calling 951-699-3021. If you want to get more information about these shows and other events at Thornton, visit their website http://www.thorntonwine.com.