Jazz in Barbados – December 14-20, 2012

“The essentials of jazz are: melodic improvisation, melodic invention, swing & instrumental personality.”  Mose Allison jazz pianist and vocalist

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

Friday December 14th

CiCi and the Roger Gittens Trio @ The Waterfront Café starting at 8pm featuring CiCi on vocals with Roger Gittens on piano; David Carnegie on drums; Richard Evans on acoustic bass.

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

Saturday December 15th

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street starting at 7:30pm with Roger Gittens on piano; Cecil Bascombe on electric bass; Frank Glynn on drums, and Stuart Jenkins on trombone

Kool Jazz @ The Waterfront Café starting at 7:30pm with Bert Brown on piano; Linus Yaw on bass; Boo Rudder on drums.

Nj30 jazz quartet @ The Beach House, Holetown, St. James starting at 7:30pm with Kirk Layne on keyboard, Joseph Callender on saxophone, Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, and Rashad Hinds on drums

Sunday December 16th

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

Jazz brunch @Naniki Restaurant in Suriname, St. Joseph; 11:30am – 3pm

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

Nj30 jazz quartet @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort in St. Lawrence Gap at Dover starting at 6:30pm

Saxophonist Andre Woodvine & guitarist Stefan Van den Bossche @ Lanterns Restaurant, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church starting at 7:30pm

Tuesday December 18th

Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street starting at 7:30pm

Wednesday December 19th

Marius Charlemagne and the Nj30 Jazz Quartet @ Lime Bar in Lime Grove starting at 9pm

Thursday December 20th

Wine & Jazz with Mike Sealy & Friends @ Ocean15 in St. Lawrence Gap at Dover starting at 7:30pm

VSOP Dixieland Jazz Band @ The Waterfront Café in Bridgetown starting @ 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.

 Heads up for more jazz next week . . .   


Leave a Reply