“Monk encouraged me to emancipate the drums from their subservient role as timekeepers” — Max Roach an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer. A pioneer of bebop, and considered one of the most important drummers in jazz history.
*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain
Friday September 27
Two Drummers: The M ‘n M Project presents an elegant evening of contemporary jazz and bossa nova @ Divi Southwinds Hotel. Starting at 8pm the show features Malcolm Griffith & Mario Porchetta with The Band and special guest Brazilian-style guitarist David Collins. Tickets @ the door $40.00; BCC students $20.00.
The Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, starting at 8pm featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet & Michael Cheeseman on guitar with David Burnett on drums, Ricky Williams on electric bass. $10.00 cover.
*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.
Saturday September 28
*KoolJazz @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.
Sunday September 29
Wine, Cheese & Jazz & The Original Unit @ Accra Beach Hotel 6:30 – 9pm presented by the Sunshine Optimist Club of Barbados. Admission $30.00
Jazz buffet continues @ Naniki, Suriname, St. Joseph. Lunch served from noon.
Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 6:30pm.
*Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel resumes in October. Check here for details.
*Jazz Duo with guitarist Stefan van den Bossche vocalist Gwen Taylor @ The Round House. Check here for details.
*The Crustaceans swing band @ Lobster Alive resumes in October. Check here for details.
Tuesday October 1
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive resumes 7pm – 10m with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Dinner reservations 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.
Wednesday October 2
The Project @ Club Marina, Caven’s Lane, Bridgetown featuring band leader Mylon Clarke on alto sax, Shane Jones on keyboard, Jared Greaves on electric bass, Dwayne Marshall on drums. Starts at 8pm.
Thursday October 3
JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ the Old Jamm Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Melvin Alick on drums, Mark Forde on steel pan. Starts at 8pm
The Waterfront Quartet @ The Waterfront Café in Bridgetown featuring Dr. Michael Krimholtz on piano, Tony Cummins on sax and clarinet, Chris Gibbs on bass guitar, Robert Foster on drums. Starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended
Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap continues with solo saxophonist, David Niles. Ocean15 tells us . . . “if you enjoy the smooth sounds & relaxing tones of Kenny G then you will want to experience David Niles.”
Don’t miss this . . .
October 5 & 6
City Nights: The Concert featuring Arturo Tappin @ Frank Collymore Hall. Tickets $80.00. Visit BJS Facebook for ticket outlets.
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