“It’s important to help people understand how valuable and important Jazz is; to make them understand that this music is theirs, that it’s a part of them . . .” Kenny Burrell – American jazz guitarist whose style is grounded in bebop and blues. Burrell has recorded with many prominent musicians, and has led his own groups on many well-received albums. Ellington called Kenny Burrell his “favorite guitarist.”
*Jazz in Barbados is prepared by Susan E. Bain
Friday August 9
JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café featuring Wendell Manson on piano, Richard Evans on acoustic bass, and Mario Porchetta on percussion. Starts at 8pm
*Try a Little Jazz @ Birdies in Rockley Resort resumes in August. Watch for details.
Saturday August 10
Jazz on the Waterfront @ The Waterfront Café with Bert ‘Panta’ Brown on piano, Ricky Aimey on electric bass, Boo Rudder on drums. Starts at 7:30pm
Sunday August 11
Dinner & Jazz with The Benny Alleyne Trio @ Chez Max, Worthing, Christ Church featuring Benny Alleyne on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Malcolm Griffith on drums with special guest, guitarist Dr. Jerome Jones. Dinner starts @ 6pm; Jazz starts @ 7pm; parking across the street. Dinner reservations are recommended.
Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel in Holetown, 12:30pm until 2:30pm. Lunch served ala carte
Jazz Duo @ The Round House in Bathsheba featuring Stefan van den Bossche on guitar with vocals by Gwen Taylor, noon to 3pm
Jazz buffet @ Naniki, Suriname, St. Joseph. Lunch served from noon.
Sunset jazz with Nj30 Acoustic @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Marius Charlemagne on upright bass, Joseph Callendar on saxophone, Rashad Hinds on drums. Starts at 6:30pm.
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
Tuesday August 13
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 14
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 15
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
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, Mark Forde on steel pan. Starts at 8pm
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