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

 

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