WHO IS ALTHEA RENE?
She is a resident of San Antonio, Texas. Althea René was born on December 25th in Detroit, Michigan and she began her musical journey at the tender age four years old. Her father was one of the original “Funk Brothers” of Motown. For more than 10 years she worked as a Wayne County Deputy Sheriff (in Detroit, Michigan) during the day and performed in jazz clubs at night.  Collaborating with Grammy award-winning producer Michael Broening, she co-wrote “In the Flow” and made history with the first flute-featured single to be ranked “number one” on the Billboard and Smooth Jazz charts.  She has performed in many countries around the world including South Africa, Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands, Dubai, and The Caribbean. Multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated saxophonist Najee playfully refers to her as the “Maceo of the flute”.  

WHAT IS THE ALTHEA RENE JAZZ GETAWAY (ARJG)?

Althea René and her ARJG team aim to bring an energetic and sophisticated jazz music experience to the city of San Antonio. She has spent years establishing relationships with world-renown jazz artists that are eager to share their music with the Alamo City. Over two days, attendees will enjoy concerts from several spectacular performing artists at two beautiful locations.

WHAT CAN PATRONS EXPECT AT THE ARJG?

The event will be a weekend of fun and great music. Friday evening, musicians will perform under the stars in a beautiful San Antonio vineyard. Attendees will enjoy delicious wines, meats, and cheeses as they listen to their favorite performing artists. Saturday afternoon, visiting music fans will experience a tour of San Antonio’s famous River Walk. An amazing line-up of talented jazz artists will grace the historic Carver Theatre stage Saturday evening.

WHAT IS ARJG’s PURPOSE?

With a passionate drive for fitness and nutrition awareness, a portion of ARJG proceeds will be donated to pancreatic cancer research and to elderly/senior health resources.

Many sponsorship options are available to suit the needs of your organization.