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Mélange: Espérame en el Cielo

Mélange: Espérame en el Cielo


the Private Jazz Pop-Up Supper Club


Castellanos Music and the Team at Mélange are absolutely thrilled to present a very special evening, celebrating Espérame en el Cielo's monumental FIRST JAZZ ALBUM EVER to win San Diego Music Awards' Album of the Year!


 Join us for a performance of Gilbert Castellanos' Espérame en el Cielo



Gilbert Castellanos | Trumpet
Chirstopher Hollyday | Sax

John Murray | Bass

Tyler Kreutel | Drums

with special guest

Sam Hirsh | Piano


Deborah Wolf | Hostess


As well as Chef's Welcome Grazing and Welcome Beverage, followed by a Seasonal Farm-to-Table Menu by Stepp & Wolf Epicurean Design by Chef Torrey Stepp and Sous Chef Wolfgang Anderson


Admission $125 per person*
Event address (private El Cajon/Mt. Helix estate) will be provided at purchase

includes intimate private-venue concert, welcome reception meet-and-greet with musicians, Chef's welcome beverage and hors d'oeuvre, intermission menu of Seasonal tunes-inspired small plates and beverage pairings.


This is an outdoor event, weather permitted


Chef Torrey designs each dish to be a direct reflection of the music Gilbert has curated, paired to the inflection, to the melody, to the chords and artist, instrumentation, and history of the tunes. Every detail is researched and studied, there is nothing superfluous, and each dish will resonate in it's relationship to the evening's music selections!

Each event provides the context for a multi-sensory art experience; be it an exploration of the history of Jazz from traditional African cuisine and it's evolution into the American lexicon or a deep delve into Latin Jazz through the food cultures of Latin America, each culinary representation of the music is a fully composed bespoke dish created specifically to underscore the tunes for the evening.

As usual, Chef's menu is based entirely on sustainable practices; locally sourced, farmed and/or caught product from farmers and fishermen with whom we maintain close relationships and who's offerings direct all menu design.We adhere to the ethos that organic ethical practices make better food.


NOTE: we DO make dietary accommodations

(please note your dietary restrictions in the Add Note section at Check Out)




    Please let us know your dietary restrictions at in the "Add Note" section at check out

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