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About Us

Welcome to Sweet Baby J'ai Presents

Sweet Baby J'ai Presents: Sunset Music Series, showcasing some of the best music and comedy in the world--Let's just start there! Experience a diverse range of genres, from jazz and blues to soul, Latin Jazz, world music, and comedy. Rooted in a profound commitment to education, our festival pays homage to jazz masters of the past while joyfully celebrating the future with rising stars.

Driven by artistic fire, our passionate team's core mission is to establish an inclusive space within the performing arts. Here, musicians craft narratives that keep our American heritage alive, while stand-up comedians invite us to reflect on our shared truths through laughter. Through educational programs and performances spotlighting diverse talents, we actively contribute to a more equitable cultural landscape.  Join us as we ignite souls, ensuring the harmonious echoes of our past resonate far into the future.

Beyond the stage, our commitment to inclusivity extends into nurturing future generations of artists. We believe every child deserves the chance to discover the joy of music. Join us in making a difference! Your support, through donations or volunteering, fuels the musical dreams of underprivileged youth through the Sharing Music, Accessing Resources, Transforming Students (SMARTS) initiative, ensuring access to musical instruments for underprivileged students. Become a part of their musical journey – donate today and help amplify the harmonies of tomorrow!

Our events welcome individuals of all ages, sexual orientations, and ethnicities. The Sweet Baby J'ai Presents team guarantees an epic celebration that transcends boundaries. Let loose under the desert stars to sizzling blues, soulful melodies, and side-splitting stand-up at the Palm Springs Sunset Music and Comedy Fest – where unforgettable moments await!

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Meet The Team


Fiscal Sponsor Non-Profit 501c3 Tax Information


Strait Knot Productions

1271 Solana Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Federal Tax ID: #92-2510473


Strait Knot Productions: Supporting the Music

The Sunset Music Series is made possible with the support of Strait Knot Productions, our fiscal sponsor. This organization, led by Dr. Ronni Sanlo and Dr. Kelly Watson, shares our commitment to creating impactful experiences. Dr. Watson's background is particularly inspiring. A co-founder of women's recovery and outpatient centers in Arizona, she's a champion for mental health parity in insurance coverage. Her passion for production blossomed when she became the executive producer of award-winning films like "Letter to Anita" and "Passionate Pursuits of Angela Bowen.

Sweet Baby J'ai's artistic vision and passion for education and cultural diversity, combined with Strait Knot Productions' dedication to social impact, ensures unforgettable experiences for audiences at The Sunset Music Series.

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