Jazz in Barbados* December 26, 2013 – January 4, 2014

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” Theodor Seuss Geisel, American writer, poet, and cartoonist, widely known as Dr. Seuss, author of children’s books.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Wednesday December 25

Wishing you a jazzy M e r r y C h r i s t m a s

Thursday December 26

NEW Wine & Jazz with Braddie’s Groove @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap, featuring Errol Bradshaw on drums with Stefan Walcott on keyboard, and Richard Evans on acoustic bass. Jazz starts at 8pm

NEW Barbados Independence Jazz Series @ Rush Bistro & Bar in St. Lawrence Gap with Bert ‘Panta’ Browne on piano, Mylon Clarke on saxophone, Boo Rudder on drums, Damien Neblett on bass. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic @ the Old Jamm Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Melvin Alick on drums, Mark Forde on steel pan. Jazz starts at 9pm.

VSOP Dixieland Jazz @ the Waterfront Café with Andy Voss  on trumpet, Tony Cummins on clarinet & alto sax, John Duckhouse on trombone, Art Taylor on piano, Chris Gibbs on bass, Chris Gibbs on Bass, Ronnie Crebin on banjo, and Robert Foster on drums . Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz 7pm – 10m.This is a dinner show; reservations are required.

Friday December 27

NEW Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, Christ Church, featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet & vocals, with Michael Cheeseman on guitar & vocals, David Burnett on drums, and Ricky Williams on electric bass. Jazz starts at 8pm; $10.00 cover. *BJS members discount at the door w/ valid membership card

Jazz Under the Stars with Mylon Clarke Project @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club, Rogers Road, Government Hill, St. Michael featuring Mylon Clarke on alto & tenor sax, backed by Sean Jones on keyboard, Jared Greaves on electric bass, and Dwayne Marshall on drums. Jazz starts at 9pm; $10 cover.

Jazz Fridays @ The Beach House in Holetown, St.James with Dr. Mike Krimholtz on keyboard, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Tony Scrooge on drums, and featuring Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet and vocals. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

Saturday December 28

NEW  Sunset Jazz featuring Nj30+ @ Barbados Cruising Club, Aquatic Gap, St. Michael with Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kweku Jelani on trumpet, Megan Griffith on keyboard, and Juanita Clarke on drums. Jazz starts @ 6pm.

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz 7pm – 10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.

Sunday December 29

Piano Jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel in Holetown, St. James. 12:30 – 2:30pm; Lunch served ala carte.

Lunch with the Crustaceans Swing Band @ Lobster Alive, Dr. Mike Krimholtz on keyboard, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums featuring Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet and vocals, Lord Jenkins on valve trombone. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Reservations are required.

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+ @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap with Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kweku Jelani on trumpet, Megan Griffith on keyboard, and Juanita Clarke on drums. Jazz 7pm–9:30pm.

Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, St. Lawrence, Christ Church featuring Benny Alleyne on keyboard, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums with Jerome Jones on guitar. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

NEW Jazz with CiCi & Mike @ Crave in the Gap, St Lawrence Gap, featuring CiCi on vocals accompanied by master guitarist Mike Sealy. Jazz 9pm–11pm.

Tuesday December 31          Bring in your New Year with Jazz

NEW “Rasputin” @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club, Roger’s Road, Government Hill, St. Michael with Antoino”Boo” Rudder on drums, Antoino Rudder, Jr. on organ, and featuring Kweku Jelani on trumpet. Doors open at 9pm; Jazz 10:30pm to 12:30am. Cover $50.

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz 7pm – 10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.

All Caribbean Jazz radio program join the conversation with host Wayne Harewood starting at 8pm. Follow the link or call in to (626)414-3450.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wayneg/2013/12/2/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

Wednesday January 1, 2014

Happy New Year !!!

The Executive of the Barbados Jazz Society wishes you a jazzy and prosperous New Year. We look forward to your continued support to Keep Jazz Alive.

Thursday January 2

NEW Jazz with CiCi returns to Lime Bar @ the Lime Grove Lifestyle Centre featuring CiCi on vocals accompanied by master guitarist Mike Sealy. Jazz starts at 9pm

Wine & Jazz with Braddie’s Groove @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap, featuring Errol Bradshaw on drums with Stefan Walcott on keyboard, and Richard Evans on acoustic bass. Jazz starts at 8pm

Barbados Independence Jazz Series @ Rush Bistro & Bar in St. Lawrence Gap with Bert ‘Panta’ Browne on piano, Boo Rudder on drums, Joe Truss &
Onika Best on percussion, Mylon Clarke & Joseph Calendar on saxophones with other featured artistes. Jazz starts at 8:00pm

JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic @ the Old Jamm Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Melvin Alick on drums, Mark Forde on steel pan. Jazz starts at 9pm

VSOP Dixieland Jazz @ the Waterfront Café with Andy Voss  on trumpet, Tony Cummins on clarinet & alto sax, John Duckhouse on trombone, Art Taylor on piano, Chris Gibbs on bass, Chris Gibbs on Bass, Ronnie Crebin on banjo, and Robert Foster on drums. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz starts at 7pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.

Friday January 3

Jazz Fridays @ The Beach House in Holetown, St.James with Dr. Mike Krimholtz on keyboard, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Tony Scrooge on drums, and featuring Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet and vocals. Jazz starts at 7:30pm

Jazz Under the Stars with Mylon Clarke Project @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club, Rogers Road, Government Hill, St. Michael featuring Mylon Clarke on alto & tenor sax, backed by Sean Jones on keyboard, Jared Greaves on electric bass, and Dwayne Marshall on drums. Jazz starts at 9pm; $10 cover.

Saturday January 4

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz 7pm – 10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

January 5, 2014 BJS Jazz Hour 6pm-7pm on VOB Radio 92.9FM. Tune in when host Jerome Jones and saxophonist Arturo Tappin discuss all things jazz.

January 5  Jazz saxophonist and composer Andre Woodvine with the inimitable guitarist, Stefan Van den Bossche @ Water’s Edge, Bougainvillea Hotel, Maxwell Coast, Christ Church. Jazz 6:30pm–10pm; Reservations recommended.

January 16–21  Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari starts in Barbados

January 19 Honey Jazz returns to Frank Collymore Hall

February 1 Andre Woodvine, Barbadian saxophonist, joins the Fal Fret Quintet from Martinique @ New Morning Jazz Club in Paris, France

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