“I think music needs to be of its time & speak to that time. I think that what is important is that the music be honest & direct & that it is relevant to today.” – Dave Holland, an English jazz double bassist, composer, and bandleader. Holland has been performing and recording for five decades, and has lived in the United States for over forty years.
*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain
Friday October 11
Try at little jazz with the Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Birdies Restaurant in Rockley Resort, 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.
*JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.
Saturday October 12
*KoolJazz @ The Waterfront Café resumes in November October. For nightly entertainment visit www.whatsoninbarbados.com or call The Waterfront Café.
Sunday October 13
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 are required
Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Malcolm Griffith on drums. Jazz starts at 6:30pm.
*Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel resumes in October. Check here for details.
*Naniki Jazz brunch, Suriname, St. Joseph resumes in November. Check here for details.
*Jazz Duo with guitarist Stefan van den Bossche vocalist Gwen Taylor @ The Round House. Check here for details.
Tuesday October 15
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive resumes 7pm – 10m with Roger Gittens on piano, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. 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.
Wednesday October 16
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. Starts at 8pm.
Thursday October 17
Wine & Jazz @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap continues solo with 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.”
JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic + @ the Old JammInn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Melvin Alick on drums, Mark Forde on steel pan. Starts at 8pm
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. Starts at 8pm. Reservations recommended
Don’t miss this Jazz . . .
Saturday October 26 – Calabaza returns to Ocean 15 with Jazz Karibe & featuring saxophonist Andre Woodvine
January 16 through January 22, 2014 – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari opens in Barbados. Details on venues and artists follow.
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