Jazz in Barbados March 1-7, 2013

Jazz has such great feeling and emotional content; it really doesn’t require technical understanding.” Dave Holland – English double bassist, composer, and bandleader

Here’s what’s happening this week on the jazz scene . . .

Friday March 1  

JAZZ3 @ The Waterfront Café starting at 8pm, featuring percussionist Mario Porchetta with Wendell Mason on piano, and Richard Evans on acoustic bass

Jazz Friday @ The Beach House in Holetown, St. James starting at 7:30pm, featuring Mike Krimholtz on piano & vocals, John Duckhouse on trombone & vocals, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, and Tony Scrooge on drums

Saturday March 2

New  Jazz duo @ 39 Steps Wine Bar in Hastings starting at 8:30pm, featuring saxophonist Andre Woodvine, guitarist Willie Kerr – vocals by Kellie Cadogan.

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street starting at 7pm, featuring Roger Gittens on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Stuart Jenkins on trombone, and Frank Glen on drums. Reservations are required

Jazz on the waterfront @ The Waterfront Café starting at 7:30pm with Bert ‘Panta’ Brown on piano, Linus Yaw on bass, and Boo Rudder on drums

Nj30 Quartet @ The Beach House in Holetown, St. James starting at 8pm with Kirk Layne on keyboard, Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, Rashad Hinds on drums, and featuring Joseph Callendar on saxophone

Sunday March 3

Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper in Holetown 12:30pm – 2pm; lunch served ala carte

Jazz lunch – The Crustaceans 5-piece Swing Band @ Lobster Alive, starting at 12:30pm

Jazz brunch @ Naniki Restaurant in Suriname, St. Joseph, 12noon – 3pm.

Follow the Naniki Caribbean Jazz SafariAdventure in Antigua March 1st and 2nd @ www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

Jazz duo @ The Round House in Bathsheba, 12noon – 3pm, featuring Stefan van den Bossche on guitar, vocals by Gwen Taylor

New  Jazz @ Johnny Cool’s Bar, Dover Beach, St. Lawrence Gap, 7:30pm – 10:30pm. Musicians to be announced. Diners, reservations are required

Nj30 Sunset Jazz @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort in St. Lawrence Gap, Dover starting at 6:30pm. Kirk Layne on keyboard, Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, Rashad Hinds on drums, and featuring Joseph Callendar on saxophone

Dinner jazz with saxophonist Andre Woodvine and guitarist Stefan Van den Bossche @ Lanterns Restaurant, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church starting at 7:30pm. Reservations are required.

Tuesday March 5

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street starting at 7pm featuring Roger Gittens on piano, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Stuart Jenkins on trombone, and Frank Glen on drums. Reservations are required.

Thursday March 7

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street starting at 7pm featuring Roger Gittens on piano, Neil Newton on electric bass, Stuart Jenkins on trombone, and Frank Glen on drums. Reservations are required.

Wine & Jazz – guitarist Mike Sealy & Friends @ Ocean15 in St. Lawrence Gap at Dover starting at 8pm

VSOP Dixieland Jazz @ The Waterfront Café in Bridgetown starting at 8pm with Andy Voss on trumpet & vocals, John Duckhouse on trombone & vocals, Tony Cummins on clarinet & sax, Art Taylor on piano, Robert Foster on drums, Ronnie Crebbin on banjo, and Cecil Bascombe on electric bass. Diners, reservations are required.

Live jazz Sunset Music Series @ Weiser’s on the Bay, Spring Garden Hwy starting at sunset and featuring live jazz with a quartet from the Barbados Community College.

Check this website weekly for the latest live jazz entertainment in Barbados.

 

 


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