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Eat, Sleep, Jazz Memorial Weekend Experience

Jazz at O.Henry Hotel

Stay close by this Memorial Day weekend and indulge your passion for Jazz and Blues with our three-night experience package where delightful music is at the center of it all.

Package Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodations (May 27-30, 2022)
  • Private music programming Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.  These performances are Not open to the public.  They are only for our three-day “jazz experience” package guests.
  • $200 dining credit
  • Nightly turndown and amenity
  • Meet & Greet Reception Friday afternoon
  • Jazz Brunch Saturday morning
  • Grab and go breakfast Monday morning

$1,299 plus tax.Pricing is for up to 2 guests per room.

Our music curator has nailed down extraordinary guest artists for this weekend. Scroll down for bios!  

Questions? Contact our Romance Advisor at [email protected].

Note: These performances are reserved only for those that participate in this three-day “experience” package. We hope to restart our weekly O.Henry Jazz Series performances later this year. To get the latest on when those performances will restart check back here.

Is this our new Jazz Series?

No. This is a special Memorial Day weekend three-day experiential package focused on Jazz, relaxation, delicious food and an extraordinary hotel. It is a different experience from our O.Henry Jazz Series. The O.Henry Jazz Series, previously scheduled on Thursdays and Saturdays, will resume at a later date. We are just as anxious as anyone to bring it back. Sign up here to get our news and you’ll be the first to know

Weekend Itinerary

Friday, May 27

12 PM

CHECK-IN

4 PM – 5 PM

ARTIST MEET & GREET RECEPTION

Cocktail Cart featuring Manhattans & Martinis. Includes one complimentary cocktail and bespoke appetizers. Attending artists to be announced soon.

5 PM -7 PM

PRIORITY DINING RESERVATIONS

Available at Green Valley Grill, Print Works Bistro or Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen.

7 PM -10 PM

JAZZ SHOW IN SOCIAL LOBBY

O.Henry Jazz Trio with extraordinary guest artists. See bios below.

Cocktail Cash Bar & Tapas available.

These performances are Not open to the public.  They are only for our three-day “jazz experience” package guests.

SATURDAY, May 28

10 AM – 12 PM

LIGHT JAZZ & BRUNCH

Delightful brunch buffet included.

4 PM – 9 PM

PRIORITY DINING RESERVATIONS

Available at Green Valley Grill, Print Works Bistro or Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen.

7:30 PM -10:30 PM

JAZZ SHOW IN SOCIAL LOBBY

O.Henry Jazz Trio with extraordinary guest artists. See bios below.

Cocktail Cash Bar & Tapas available.

These performances are Not open to the public.  They are only for our three-day “jazz experience” package guests.

SUNDAY, May 29

7 aM – 3:30 PM

PRIORITY BRUNCH RESERVATIONS

Available at Green Valley Grill or Print Works Bistro

12 PM – 2 PM

Greensboro Greenway and Gardens

Cruise down the 72+ miles of greenway on one of our loaner bikes or explore one of the beautiful gardens Greensboro has to offer. Learn more about Greensboro’s gardens and greenway. 

4 PM – 9 PM

PRIORITY DINING RESERVATIONS

Available at Green Valley Grill or Print Works Bistro

8 PM

JAM SESSION – Nothing will be planned but everything will happen! 

The informal evening will unfold with special invited guests and friends of the O.Henry Trio. Improvisations and musicians choose tunes on the spot. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail and dessert. Cash bar available.

These performances are Not open to the public.  They are only for our three-day “jazz experience” package guests.

Monday, May 30

8 AM – 10 AM

GRAB & GO BREAKFAST CART

Breakfast included in the package.

2 PM

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If you considered visiting O.Henry Hotel for Memorial Day weekend, check out our top 5 reasons to take advantage of this unique package for you and your loved one.

Artist Bios

Diana Tuffin & Zentriciti Perform August 20 at O.Henry Jazz Series in Greensboro, NC

Diana Tuffin

Diana’s musical journey has landed her in front of a most prolific composer, arranger, piano accompanist and vocal coach, Mr. Norman Simmons, who was the power driver behind the likes of Joe Williams, Carmen McCrae, Sarah Vaughn, Betty Carter, Anita O’Day, Dakota Staton and now Diana. Diana’s unique vocal style is in high demand for her multi lingual performances of Jazz, Blues, Spirituals and Old School R&B. For the past ten years, she has graced the International Furniture Market with her diverse musical interpretations for visitors from around the world. Diana was bestowed the honor as the lead vocalist for the 2015 John Coltrane All Stars. They performed  at the 2015 John Coltrane festival. She was selected to represent the Triad as a featured vocalist in Greensboro’s Weaver Theater’s production, “The Living Women Legends In Jazz”.  Diana acting credits contribute to a two week sell out for “Stomping at the Savoy” at the Yakinville  Theater in Yakinville, N.C.Appeared in Dr. Chuck Davis African-American Dance Ensemble Production at the Turnage Theater, Washington,N.C. Diana has been privileged to perform with some of the upper crust of musical leaders: Andrea Brachfeld, Melva Houston, Chris Murrell, Matt Kendrick,  John Wilson, Joe Robinson, Nat Adderly, Jr., Wynard Harper, Andrea Brachfeld, Ray Schinery, Akiko Tsuruga, Roy Roberts, Jerry Weldon, Ron Stacker, Cle Thompson, Courtneay Wynter, Dr. James Anderson, Vincent Crenshaw, Dave Reid, Neil Maxey and many others.

O.Henry Jazz Series featuring The Clinton Horton Group

Clinton Horton

Most know him as the incredible frontman of The Magnificents Band. He is a charmer, an amazing crooner, and oftentimes surprises us with something completely unexpected.

Dave fox

Dave Fox (Piano)

The music of composer and pianist Dave Fox includes solo piano compositions, instrumental jazz, blues, and eclectic pop and rock. Fox has collaborated with a wide range of well-known musicians, including Frank Gratkowski, Melissa Reaves, Eugene Chadbourne, Scott Sawyer, Bruce Eisenbeil, Mike Wezolowski, Wally West, Ron Brendle, Greg Hyslop, and Kenny Soule. Since beginning his recording career in 1999, he has released five jazz recordings and one rock/Americana album to critical acclaim.

Neil Clegg Jazz Artist-in-Residence at O.Henry Hotel in Greensboro, NC

Neill Clegg (saxophone, clarinet and flute)

Neill Clegg has always been serious about music, especially jazz. During his time working at Harvey West Music in the late ‘60s, he was motivated to begin study the art from a saxophonist who played for Nat King Cole. In 1983, he returned to Greensboro to become the director of the jazz program at UNCG until 1985. He also taught jazz and classical woodwind at the Greensboro Musical Academy for nearly a decade. Today, he teaches saxophone and clarinet in Greensboro College’s music department, and is the director for the George Center for Honors Studies.

O.Henry Hotel House Artist Matt Kendrick (Double Bass)

Matt Kendrick (Double Bass)

Composer/double bassist Matt Kendrick is a North Carolina native from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After attending the North Carolina School of the Arts in his hometown, Kendrick moved to New York City, where he played in a variety of avant-garde jazz groups.  He then moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, to study with renowned jazz educator Jerry Coker at the University of Tennessee and to perform with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Kendrick returned to Winston-Salem in 1981 and has since been a leader in North Carolina’s jazz scene.