The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa


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Grooves at The Westin

Our jazz concert series, Grooves at The Westin, continues this season with three spectacular concerts! Don’t miss these top smooth jazz artists in a magnificent resort setting.

Palm Springs Jazz Series - Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp & Paul Jackson

Jazz All Stars featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp & Paul Jackson, Jr.

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7:00pm

Three of the biggest names in smooth jazz come together for a not-to-miss season opener. Jeff Lorber on keys, Everette Harp on sax and Paul Jackson, Jr. on guitar are each headlining acts in their own right, but together will deliver an exclusive Grooves All-Star Jazz performance that will bring you to your feet!

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Palm Springs Jazz Series - Peter White with Gregg Karukas

Peter White

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:00pm

Peter White is one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, and joined by keyboardist Gregg Karukas, Peter White combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar for an encore performance at Grooves at The Westin.

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Palm Springs Jazz Series - David Benoit & Marc Antoine

David Benoit & Marc Antoine

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 7:00pm

Two contemporary jazz giants, David Benoit and Marc Antoine released the album “So Nice” in 2017, combining the cool grooves of Smooth Jazz with the exotic sensuosity of Brazilian music. Hear these trailblazing artists create music magic at Grooves at The Westin.

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Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner and seating for the show at Fireside Lounge* patio table.  $99 plus taxes and gratuity *

Seating is limited and reservations are required.

Call Pinzimini at (760) 770-2150 or email

*Concert viewing seats at Fireside are "partially obstructed view."
*If inclement weather relocates the show indoors, comparable dining seating will be provided.


A special room rate is available for Grooves at The Westin. Book online or call (877) 253-0041 and reference the code, “JAZZ.” 



For other information or inquiries, please contact Apaulo Music at (951) 696-0184

Thank You

To learn about sponsor opportunities for the 2018 series, please contact 760-770-2105.


About the Artists


Trailblazing pianist, composer, producer and bandleader Jeff Lorber is a consummate artist who continues to push himself to new plateaus. A groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer along with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Joe Sample and Bob James, Lorber has triumphed as one of the most innovative musical minds in contemporary jazz.


Everette Harp is an American blues, jazz and gospel saxophonist known for his incorporation of hip-hop and R&B grooves into smooth jazz. Harp has recorded on Blue Note and Capitol Records. His 2006 album, In the Moment, debuted in the number one position of Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz Chart.


Paul Jackson, Jr. is a successful grammy nominated artist with seven previous albums and multiple television appearances, and an individual regarded as a highly respected & accomplished musician throughout the entertainment industry.


UK smooth jazz and jazz fusion guitarist and songwriter, Peter White is a veteran on the scene. Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar to create a sound that is singular and at the same time accessible to a broad audience. He is known for his 20-year collaboration with Al Stewart. In addition, his songs "Midnight in Manhattan", recorded by Grover Washington, Jr. (1998), and "Bright" (2009) have each reached number one on the Billboard Jazz Songs chart.


Five time Grammy nominated composer and pianist, David Benoit has had an expansive career as a contemporary jazz pianist that has included over 25 charting solo recordings. Benoit's ever-expanding slate of orchestral music endeavors include his ongoing role as conductor of the Asia America Symphony Orchestra and other leading orchestras around the world.


French guitarist Marc Antoine is a contemporary jazz performer who combines his adept, classically trained chops with a hybrid of multi-cultural influences from flamenco and Afrobeat to hip-hop and R&B. Since emerging as a force in contemporary jazz in the mid-90s with a trademark sound, Marc Antoine has shared his joyous musical wanderlust on a discography infused with extraordinary exotic journeys.