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

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