a noun, often attributive \ˈjaz\
a type of American music with lively rhythms and melodies that are often made up by musicians as they play
The Barbados Jazz Society aims to foster the understanding and appreciation of jazz music and jazz musicians in Barbados.
Promote local talent through live performances and collaborations with the Caribbean and international artists
Support the development and promotion of artistic and musical works in the jazz genre.
Encourage jazz education in the schools through charitable, literary, and social events to lift the standard and interest in jazz music in Barbados and the Caribbean.
live jazz concerts with our local musicians,
with Barbados’ music education programs to support students of jazz music and,
radio and television programs to educate and encourage public dialogue on the art form, and
with Caribbean and international organizations and musicians to promote the appreciation of jazz music in Barbados