February 1 BJS Jazz Hour hosts bassist Neil Newton

Neil 2Neil Newton is a bass player, sound engineer, arranger and composer with a unique sound. His superior grooveability and amazing attention to tone and texture make him one of the most respected bass players in Barbados. He has played with notable artists and musicians such as Arturo Tappin, Kite, Stefan Walcott and Eddie Bullen, at local, regional and international events and festivals.

He joined with long time friends and colleagues David Carnegie and Stefan Walcott to form The Original Unit, a jazz trio that combined elements of Caribbean music, straight-ahead jazz, soul, electronica and free improvisation.

Neil continues to be very busy and much in demand; he can be seen playing at various events in a range of musical genres.

Don’t miss Neil and The Original Unit at Scoopie’s Jazz Club. Friday January 30 One night only