Festival Napa Valley Olivia Decker Power of Music Presented Lively Jazz Concert Featuring Cuban-born Pianist and Composer Harold López-Nussa

Cuban-born pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa took concertgoers on a high-energy musical journey teeming with joy and spirit when he performed music from his new album, Timba a la Americana, to a sold-out crowd at The St. Regis San Francisco on Friday, February 9. Grammy Award® winning harmonica master Grégoire Maret, Latin jazz bass great Luques Curtis, and drummer Ruy Adrian López-Nussa joined López-Nussa in a program that reflected the full range and richness of the Cuban musical tradition with its distinctive combination of classical, folkloric, and popular elements.  The performance was part of Festival Napa Valley’s year-round Olivia Decker Power of Music series.

Prior to the concert, guests experienced an exquisite wine reception sponsored by Domaine Carneros, featuring 2021 Domaine Carneros Estate Pinot Noir, Domaine Carneros Ultra Brut, and light bites prepared by the culinary team at The St. Regis San Francisco’s signature restaurant, Astra.

Distinguished guests included Olivia Decker, Fariba and Iraj Zolnasr, Domaine Carneros CEO Remi Cohen and JJ Nabb, Mark Calvano, Amy Lui, Naoko Dalla Valle, Darian and  Rick Swig, Hydra Mendoza and Eric McDonnell, Carmen Castro-Franceschi and Greg Franceschi, Mona Tavss, Kitty Payne, Diana Bersohn, singer-songwriter Miist, Beverly Sodhani, The St. Regis San Francisco Director of Operations Ryan Cunningham, and The St. Regis San Francisco Director of Sales and Marketing Lilian Wagner.