Jazz Flavors 

Kick start your weekend at Cafe Istanbul on Friday 19th October with this sensational concert filled with sounds of the Caribbean and Latin America featuring Ian Villafana; Michaela Harrison, and Alexey Marti all accompanied by his quintet. Don't miss this spectacular event !!!

The Cutting Edge Listening Room 


Cutting Edge CE Listening Room presents the island Jazz Vibes of IAN VILLAFANA & DEX DALEY as they present jazz from the Caribbean. They will share the evening with the beautiful voice of MS. NELL SIMMONS.

Before migrating to the US, Trinidad raised Ian Villafana lived in St Croix, Virgin Islands, playing with Jimmy Hamilton of Duke Ellington fame. There he met jazz guitarist, Ed Cherry and Dizzy Gillespie. It was Ed Cherry, who pointed Ian in the right…

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Miss Jean's 

Performing 9th Sunday from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Miss Jean's (formerly Mojito's) on Frenchman St. New Orleans with vocalist Michaela Harrison. 

The Intimate Concert Series: StRiNgS & SeNtImEnTs 

Featuring 4 Guitar Masters: Theron Shaw, Neil Payne, Ian Villafana and Stanley Ruiz with a special guest appearance by Ossie Merriq

At Martin's Piano Bar

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

Contribution $100.00 TT

Contact 868-622-0289

Come check out a show with a difference!

Cafe Istanbul 

Performing tonight with jazz vocalist Michaela Harrison at Cafe Istanbul from 8:00 - 11:00 pm. 2372 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, La. (504) 975-0286

Sunday Jazz Brunch 

Come and enjoy a Sunday Jazz Brunch at Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club with vocalist Michaela Harrison and guitarist Ian Villafana from 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Jazz Evening at New Orleans Jazz Cafe 

Come spend an evening with Jazz Vocalist Michaela Harrison accompanied by guitarist/recording artist Ian Villafana at the New Orleans Jazz Cafe at 109 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans, La. from 6:00 - 9:00 pm Friday 10th June.

Guitar Player Magazine Ad 

The September issue of the Guitar Player magazine (page 128), published the Boulder Creek Music ad with my photo and Solitaire guitar. I endorse Boulder Creek guitars, with their exclusive Suspended Bracing System. When the “SBS” bracing system is incorporated with the new Boulder Creek “Solitaire” design, the sustain and tone quality are even more prevalent. By not cutting a large hole in the front soundboard of the guitar, the soundboard area is increased.

Vik's Wheelhouse Gig 

Had lots of fun on my show at Vik's Wheelhouse. Both Dean and I showed everyone a preview of what they'll be listening to on the I-Jams 2011 Jazz Cruise. Met lots of fans and played songs from my cd Epiphany as well as a few cover songs with Miles on vocals.