“Jazz is a beautiful word. I love it.” – Dexter Gordon, an American jazz tenor saxophonist. He was among the earliest tenor players to adapt the bebop musical language of people such as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell to the saxophone.
*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain
Friday August 2
JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café featuring Mario Porchetta on percussion, Wendell Manson on piano, and Richard Evans on acoustic bass. Starts at 8pm
*Try a Little Jazz @ Birdies in Rockley Resort resumes in August. Check this site for the new listing.
Saturday August 3
Jazz on the Waterfront @ The Waterfront Café with Bert ‘Panta’ Brown on piano, Ricky Aimy on electric bass, Boo Rudder on drums. Starts at 7:30pm
Sunday August 4
Piano Jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel in Holetown, 12:30pm until 2:30pm. Lunch served ala carte
Jazz buffet @ Naniki, Suriname, St. Joseph. Lunch served from noon.
Jazz Duo @ The Round House in Bathsheba featuring Stefan van den Bossche on guitar with vocals by Gwen Taylor, noon to 3pm
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 @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Rashad Hinds on drums. Starts at 6:30pm.
*Dinner & Jazz with The Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, returns next Sunday. Check here for details.
Tuesday August 6
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive featuring Roger Gittens on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Stuart Jenkins on trombone, Frank Glen on drums. Starts at 7pm. Reservations required
All Caribbean Jazz radio program join the conversation with host Wayne Harewood starting at 8pm. Click on the link or call in @ (626)414-3450.
Wednesday August 7
Nj30 Acoustic @ The Lime Bar, LimeGrove, Holetown, St.James with Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Rashad Hinds on drums. Starts at 9pm.
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. NO COVER.
Thursday August 8
JazzMaTazz with Nj30 Acoustic @ the Old Jamm Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Melvin Alick on drums. 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
Mike Sealy Quartet @ Ocean15, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Mike Sealy on guitar and vocals, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Boo Rudder on drums, and LOD on percussion. Starts at 8pm
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