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. Bain

Friday December 13

NEW  Jazz Fridays returns to 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 8pm; $10 cover.

Saturday December 14

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 15

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

NEW Naniki pre-Christmas Jazz Lunch @ Naniki Restaurant, Suriname, St. Joseph. Come join us this Sunday for a tasty pre-Christmas Sunday Lunch served from 12noon.

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

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

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.

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

Tuesday December 17

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 December 18

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

Barbados Independence Jazz Series 2 @ 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 Callendar on saxophone & other featured artistes. Jazz starts at 8:00pm

Thursday December 19

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 band is back @ 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.

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

Friday December 20

NEW  Jazz Fridays returns to 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 – 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 8pm; $10 cover.

Don’t miss this Jazz . . .

Friday December 27Ricky Brathwaite Quartet returns to Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, Christ Church. Jazz starts at 8pm; $10.00 cover. *BJS members discount at the door w/ valid membership card

Saturday December 28Sunset Jazz with the Nj30 returns to Dippers @ the Barbados Cruising Club, Acquatic Gap, St. Michael.

Jazz 2014

January 16 – 21Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari starts in Barbados

January 19Honey Jazz returns to Frank Collymore Hall

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