Category: Jazz Weekly

  • Live Jazz in Barbados January 2015

    “It’s the group sound that’s important, even when you’re playing a solo. You not only have to know your own instrument, you must know the others and how to back them up at all times. That’s jazz. ” Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist, composer, arranger. Looking for live jazz in Barbados? Here’s what’s happening for […]

  • Jazz in Barbados* February 15 – February 21, 2014

    “Forgive me if I don’t have the words. Maybe I can sing it & you’ll understand.”  Ella Jane Fitzgerald – an American jazz vocalist, a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. During her 59-year recording career, Ella sold 40 million copies of her 70+ albums, won 13 Grammy Awards. She received the National Medal […]

  • Jazz in Barbados* February 8 – February 14, 2014

    “Too many jazz pianists limit themselves to a personal style, a trademark, so to speak. They confine themselves to one type of playing. I have no one style. I play as I feel.” Oscar Peterson – Canadian jazz pianist and composer. “OP” to his friends, Peterson’s career spanned over 60 years including over 200 recordings […]

  • 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 […]

  • Jazz in Barbados* December 13 – December 20, 2013

    “You must own it to play it.” Roy Haynes – American jazz drummer & bandleader, among the most recorded drummers in jazz, with a career lasting more than 60 years. Haynes has a highly expressive, personal style; “Snap Crackle” was a nickname given him in the 1950s. *Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]