December 1, 2013 Barbados Jazz Society takes to the air waves . . . with the Jazz Hour

Barbados Jazz Society was on air at VOB Radio 92.9FM, Sunday December 1  with our first segment of the BJS Jazz Hour.
Listeners who tuned in to the program heard BJS V.P. Jerome Jones in conversation with Barbadian master guitarist Mike Sealy.
IMG_6735 (2)IMG_6732December 5, 2013 Studio photos by our V.P. Barry Taylor.        
This program is the first in the BJS Jazz Hour radio series broadcast the first Sunday of each month at 6pm on VOB Radio 92.9FM .
January 5, 2014 tune in to the BJS Jazz Hour when jazz saxophonist Arturo Tappin will be our guest.
*prepared by Susan E. Bain

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Jazz in Barbados November 15 – November 21, 2013

“Change is always happening. That’s one of the wonderful things about Jazz music.” Maynard Ferguson Canadian trumpet and flugelhorn player and bandleader. Ferguson came to prominence in Stan Kenton’s orchestra for playing accurately in a remarkably high register. His own bands served as stepping stones for up-and-coming jazz talent.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday November 15no sightings of jazz happenings tonight!

Saturday November 16

2 guitars with Victor Linton & George Gill @ The Waterfront Café, Bridgetown. Strictly not jazz! Lively and refreshing with George on vocals starting at 7:30pm

Sunday November 17

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

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

NEW The James Street Methodist Church Harvest Festival on  We will be blessed with the talent of Nicholas Brancker, Roger Gittens, Myles Gittens, Gaye Gajadhar, Yolande Matthews, and the James Street Church choir. Program starts @ 4PM; free to the public.

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+friends @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kweku Jelani on trumpet with guests on keyboard & drums. Jazz starts at 7pm.

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

Tuesday November 19

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/2013/11/19/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

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.

Wednesday November 20

NEW Farewell Jam for David Carnegie with the Mylon Clarke Project @ Club Marina, Caven’s Lane, Bridgetown featuring David Carnegie, drummer par excellance, with the Mylon Clarke Project bandMylon Clarke on alto sax, Shane Jones on keyboard, Jared Greaves on electric bass, Dwayne Marshall on drums. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Thursday November 21

NEW Jazz Under the Stars @ ‘Scoopies’ Jazz Club, Rogers Road, Government Hill, St. Michael featuring Mylon Clarke on alto sax, Dwayne Marshall on drums, and Sean Jones on keyboard. 8:00 – 10:30 p.m. Cover Charge: $10

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.

Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap, 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.” 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

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. Jazz starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Friday November 22 – Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, Christ Church. Jazz starts at 8pm; $10.00 cover.

Saturday November 23Jazz Karibe3 @ Ocean 15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap. Jazz starts at 8pm. Watch for special guest artist

Saturday November 23 & Sunday November 24 Honey Jam Goes Glam! @ Frank Collymore Hall. Showtime is 8pm

Saturday November 30Nj30+ Sunset Jazz @ the Barbados Cruising Club. Jazz starts @ 6:30pm

Sunday December 8Christmas Jazz 2013 @ Ilaro Court in Barbados

Tuesday December 10Jazz Flautist Sherry Winston Dinner Concert @ Divi Southwinds

2014 January 16 – 21 Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari kicks off in Barbados

 Visit this website for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados

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Jazz in Barbados November 8 – November 14, 2013

“Players are coming from other backgrounds: rock, folk, ethnic music. It’s changing Jazz for the better.” Billy Taylor – an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster, and educator. Dr. Taylor held many academic distinctions and was indisputably the world’s foremost spokesperson for jazz.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday November 8

Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, Christ Church featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet & Michael Cheeseman on guitar with David Burnett on drums, Ricky Williams on electric bass. Jazz starts at 8pm; $10.00 cover.

Saturday November 9

2 guitars with Victor Linton & George Gill @ The Waterfront Café, Bridgetown. Be pleasantly surprised by George with ‘not strictly jazz’ vocals. This new, refreshing, and lively entertainment starts at 7:30pm

Sunday November 10

NEW Just Jazz @ Southern Palms Hotel, St. Lawrence Gap featuring The Original Unit with special guest Toni ‘Elle’ Stewart. Cover $25.00 proceeds in aid of the Lesley Barrow Scholarship. Jazz starts at 6:30pm

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, Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet and vocals, Lord Jenkins on valve trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Reservations required

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+friends @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kweku Jelani on trumpet with guests on keyboard & drums. Jazz starts at 7pm.

*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.

Tuesday November 12

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/2013/11/12/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

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 required.

Wednesday November 13

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. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Thursday November 14

Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap, 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.” 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

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. Jazz starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended

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 required.

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Sunday November 17Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, St. Lawrence, Christ Church. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

Saturday November 23 – Jazz Karibe3 presented by Errol Bradshaw & Calabaza with special guest vocalist Kellie Cadogan @ Ocean 15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Saturday November 30 – Nj30+ friends @ the Barbados Cruising Club

Sunday December 8 – Christmas Jazz @ Ilaro Court in Barbados http://www.christmasjazzbarbados.com/

2014 January 16 – 21 – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari starts in Barbados www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

 

Visit this website for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados

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Jazz in Barbados November 1 – November 7, 2013

“The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen.” Duke Ellington – American composer, pianist, and big band leader. Ellington is a pivotal figure in the history of jazz;he preferred to call his music American Music, claiming there were only two types of music, good and bad.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday November 1

NEW Nj30 & Friends @ l ‘Attitude in Speightstown, St. Peter with Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, Joseph Callender on tenor sax, Malcolm Griffith on drums with Kirk Layne on keyboard, Neville Robinson on tenor sax, John McKenzie on trumpet. Jazz starts at 9pm; Dinner 6:30-9:30pm.Cover $20.00 except diners

Saturday November 2

NEW Hats off to You: a Celebration of Flowers & Jazz @ Shrewsbury Methodist Church, Well House, St. Phillip, starting at 6pm. Wear your hats! Enjoy an evening of jazz with Roger Gittens on piano, Mylon Clarke on alto sax, Richard Evans on acoustic bass, Errol Bradshaw on drums, vocals by Kellie Cadogan & Paula Hinds. Tickets $30.00 at the door.

NEW Malcolm Griffith Trio @ The Waterfront Café in Bridgetown featuring Malcolm Griffith on drums, Wendell ‘Kerry’ Mason on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass. Jazz starts at 7:30pm. Reservations recommended

Sunday November 3

Piano Jazz with Ebe Gilkes resumes @ 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, Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet and vocals, Lord Jenkins on valve trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Reservations are required

NEW Intimate Jazz Up Close & Personal with Ebe Gilkes on piano, Mike Sealy on guitar, Lillian Lorde on vocals @ Andy’s Place, No.1, Newton Terrace, Newton Christ Church; 4–7pm. Cover $50.00 incl. wine & hors d’oeuvres.

Dinner & Jazz with the Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, St. Lawrence, Christ Church. The band features Benny Alleyne on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums, and guitarist Jerome Jones. Dinner starts at 6pm; Jazz starts at 7pm. Reservations required.

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+ @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 7pm.

*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.

Tuesday November 5

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/2013/11/05/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

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.

Wednesday November 6

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. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Thursday November 7

NEW 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.

Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap continues solo with 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.” 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

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. Jazz starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Friday November 8 Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley; Jazz starts @ 8pm.

Saturday November 23 & Sunday November 24 Honey Jam Goes Glam! @ Frank Collymore Hall. Showtime is 8pm

Saturday November 30 – Nj30+ at the Barbados Cruising Club

Sunday December 8 – Christmas Jazz @ Ilaro Court in Barbados

2014 January 16 – 21- Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari in Barbados

 Visit this website weekly for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados

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Jazz in Barbados October 25 – October 31, 2013

“I just fell in love with the integrity of the music & that was it.” Tierney Sutton – Gifted American jazz vocalist and arranger with a strong, wide-ranging, uncluttered style. A five-time Grammy nominee for “Best Jazz Vocal Album” and JazzWeek Vocalist of the Year in 2005, Sutton fronts for the Tierney Sutton Band.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday October 25

The Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet & flugel horn, Michael Cheeseman on guitar with David Burnett on drums, Ricky Williams on electric bass. Jazz starts at 8pm; $10.00 cover. BJS members discount at the door with valid membership card

NEW Jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+ @ Carib Beach Bar, St.Lawrence featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright & electric bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 7:30pm.

*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November. For nightly entertainment at the Waterfront Café visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com

Saturday October 26

NEW Jazz Karibe2 @ Ocean 15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap with guest saxophonist Andre Woodvine, and the Calabaza band with Errol Bradshaw on drums, Roger Gittens on keyboard, Richard Evans on bass, Roger Edghill on percussion, Andre Forde on pan. Jazz starts at 8pm. Cover $25.00. BJS members discount at the door with valid membership card. Jazz Karibe2 is a project of the Calabaza group.

NEW 2 Guitars with Victor Linton & George Gill @ The Waterfront Café, Caven’s Lane, Bridgetown. Be pleasantly surprised with this refreshingly new and lively duo, with vocals, by George . . . ‘not strictly jazz’. Music starts at 7:30pm

Sunday October 27

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

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic+ @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 7pm.

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

*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.

Tuesday October 28

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. 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/2013/10/29/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

Wednesday October 30

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. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Thursday October 31

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. Starts at 9pm

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 solo with 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 Jazz . . .

Saturday November 30 – Nj30 Acoustic+ at the Barbados Cruising Club

January 16 – 21, 2014 – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari in Barbados

 

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Jazz in Barbados October 18 – October 24, 2013

“The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.” Nathaniel Adams Coles, known professionally as Nat King Cole. An American jazz vocalist, Cole first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist when he formed the Nat King Cole Trio. But most will remember him as a vocalist with a distinctively soft, baritone voice. Cole was one of the first African-Americans to host a television variety show.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday October 18

*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November.For nightly entertainment @ the Waterfront Cafe visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com

Sunday October 20

Dinner and jazz with the Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, St. Lawrence, Christ Church. The band features Benny Alleyne on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums and guest guitarist Jerome Jones. Dinner starts at 6pm; Jazz starts 7pm. Reservations required.

Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 6:30pm.

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

*Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel resumes October 27.

*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.

Tuesday October 22

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. 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/2013/10/22/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

Wednesday October 23

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. Jazz starts at 8pm.

Thursday October 24

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 solo with 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.”

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

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Friday October 25 – The Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort

Saturday October 26 – Calabazza returns to Ocean 15 with Jazz Karibe2

Sunday October 27 – Jazz pianist Ebe Gilkes returns to The Sandpiper Hotel 12:30 – 2:30pm. Lunch served ala carte.

Saturday November 30 – Nj30+ at the Barbados Cruising Club

January 16 – 21, 2014 – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari in Barbados

Visit this website for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados

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Jazz in Barbados October 11– October 17, 2013

“I think music needs to be of its time & speak to that time. I think that what is important is that the music be honest & direct & that it is relevant to today.” – Dave Holland, an English jazz double bassist, composer, and bandleader. Holland has been performing and recording for five decades, and has lived in the United States for over forty years.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday October 11

Try at little jazz with the Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet & Michael Cheeseman on guitar with David Burnett on drums, Ricky Williams on electric bass. Jazz starts at 8pm $10.00 cover.

*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Saturday October 12  

*KoolJazz @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Sunday October 13

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

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.

*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.

*Jazz Duo with guitarist Stefan van den Bossche vocalist Gwen Taylor @ The Round House. Check here for details.

Tuesday October 15

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. 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/2013/10/03/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

Wednesday October 16

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 17

Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap continues solo with 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.”

JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ the Old JammInn, 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

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Saturday October 26Calabaza returns to Ocean 15 with Jazz Karibe & featuring saxophonist Andre Woodvine

January 16 through January 22, 2014 – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari opens in Barbados. Details on venues and artists follow.

Visit jazz weekly for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados.

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Jazz in Barbados October 4 – October 10, 2013

“Most jazz players work out their solos to the extent that they have a very specific vocabulary.” Lee Konitz – American alto saxophonist who improvises long, melodic lines with odd accents & note groupings. Konitz was part of the cool jazz movement of the ‘40s & ‘50s; he is best known for his work with master pianist Lennie Tristano, and the Miles Davis’ Birth of the Cool sessions.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday October 4

*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Saturday October 5  

“City Nights: The Concert” @ Frank Collymore Hall starting at 7:30pm. A rare treat to see the Barbadian master saxophonist Arturo Tappin in an exclusive 2-night show. Sharing the stage with Arturo is CiCi, Barbados’ first lady jazz, & the sultry-voiced Marisa Lindsay. Tickets $80 at  www.ticketpal.com, A & B Soundz, Sheraton Centre; Ticket Centre, Warrens & Broad Street; Henrietta’s Closet, Sky Mall &Frank Collymore Hall.

*KoolJazz @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Sunday October 6

“City Nights: The Concert” @ Frank Collymore Hall starting at 7:30pm. A rare treat to see Barbadian master saxophonist Arturo Tappin in an exclusive 2-night show. Sharing the stage with Arturo is CiCi, Barbados’ first lady of jazz & the sultry-voiced Marisa Lindsay. Tickets $80 at www.ticketpal.com, A & B Soundz, Sheraton Centre; Ticket Centre, Warrens & Broad Street; Henrietta’s Closet, Sky Mall & Frank Collymore Hall.

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

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.

Tuesday October 8

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. 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/2013/10/08/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

Wednesday October 9

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 10

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 with saxophonist David Niles @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap. Ocean15 tells us . . . “if you enjoy the smooth sounds & relaxing tones of Kenny G then you will want to experience David Niles.”

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

Visit this site weekly for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados. 

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Jazz in Barbados September 27 – October 3, 2013

“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.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wayneg/2013/10/03/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

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.

For the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados visit this website 

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Jazz in Barbados September 20 – September 26, 2013

“Jazz is an art form that depends on its antecedents. There must be respect for the people that have gone before.” – Jon Hendricks, an American jazz lyricist and singer. Hendricks is one of the originators of vocalese, which adds lyrics to existing instrumental songs and replaces many instruments with vocalists.

*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain

Friday September 20

*The Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort next week, Friday September 27. Watch for details.  

*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Saturday September 21  

*KoolJazz @ The Waterfront Café resumes in October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.

Sunday September 22

Dinner & Jazz with The Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, Worthing, Christ Church featuring Benny Alleyne on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass,  Jerome Jones on guitar with guest drummer. Dinner starts @ 6pm; Jazz starts @ 7pm; parking across the street. Dinner reservations are recommended

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 September 24

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/2013/09/24/the-all-caribbean-jazz-show

*Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive resumes in October. Check here for details.

Wednesday September 25

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 September 26

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 with David Niles on sax @ Ocean 15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap for this week’s entertainment, call Ocean15. Starts at 8pm

Don’t miss this . . .

Friday September 27Two Drummers: The M ‘n M Project presents an elegant evening of contemporary jazz and bossa nova @ Divi Southwinds Hotel starting at 8pm featuring Malcolm Griffith & Mario Porchetta and their band with special guest Brazilian-style guitarist David Collins.

Tickets $40.00 (BCC students $20.00) available at A & B Music @ Sheraton Centre, Ticket Town @ One Accord Plaza in Warrens, and Ticket Centre @ SuperCentre Complex in Warrens. Or call Malcolm @ 243-5884 or Mario @ 233

Sunday September 29 Wine, Cheese & Jazz featuring The Original Unit @ Accra Beach Hotel 6:30 – 9pm presented by the Sunshine Optimist Club of Barbados. Admission $30.00

October 5 & 6City Nights: The Concert featuring Arturo Tappin @ Frank Collymore Hall featuring CiCi & Marisa Lindsay. Tickets $80.00. Visit BJS Facebook for ticket details

 Visit this website weekly for the latest in live jazz entertainment in Barbados

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