Jazz in Barbados December 28, 2012 – January 3, 2013

“Jazz is something that you have to feel. It’s something that you have to live.” Ray Brown-jazz bassist

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

Friday December 28 

CiCi and Friends @ The Waterfront Café starting at 8pm featuring CiCi on vocals with Wendell Mason on piano, David Carnegie on drums, 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 December 29 

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

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

Nj30 +1 @ Carib Beach Bar in Worthing, Christ Church starting at 6:30pm featuring Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Joseph Callender on saxophone, and Rashad Hinds on drums

Sunday December 30

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 guitar & vocals with Stefan van den Bossche & Gwen Taylor 12noon – 3pm

Sunset jazz with Nj30 +1 @ 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

Monday December 31

Nj30 + 1 @ The Beach House, Holetown, St.James starting at 8:30pm featuring Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, Kirk Layne on keyboard, Joseph Callender on saxophone, and Rashad Hinds on drums

Rosemary Phillips & Friends @ Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church; Showtime 9:30 pm; Reservations required

Tuesday January 1    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013  

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

Thursday January 3

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

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.

More jazz  . . .

BJS eventOne Night Only’ featuring Andre Woodvine with The Original Unit Saturday January 26 @ Divi Southwinds

Honey Jazz. . . ladies sing the blues Saturday January 12 @ Frank Collymore Hall starting at 7pm

Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari takes off in Barbados January 17 to January 21 @ various exciting venues www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com


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