Jazz in Barbados February 8 – 14, 2013

“Some players get very philosophical & cerebral about jazz. You don’t need any prologues, you just play.” Oscar Peterson – Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Called the “Maharaja of the keyboard” by Duke Ellington, “O.P.” by his friends.

 

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

Friday February 8

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 February 8 

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

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

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 Callender on saxophone

Sunday February 10

Piano jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper in Holetown starting at 12:30pm. Lunch served ala carte

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

Jazz brunch with pianist Stefan Walcott @Naniki Restaurantin Suriname, St. Joseph. Lunch serve 12 – 3pm

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

Sunset jazz with Nj30 @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort in St. Lawrence Gap at Dover starting at 6:30pm with 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 & guitarist Stefan Van den Bossche @ Lanterns Restaurant, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church starting at 7:30pm

Tuesday February 12

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

Thursday February 14

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

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

VSOP Dixieland Jazz Band @ 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

Sunset Music Series @ Weiser’s on the Bay, Spring Garden Hwy starting at 7pm featuring a live jazz quartet from the Barbados Community College.

Keep checking this website for the latest live jazz entertainment in Barbados.

In case you missed The Barbados Jazz Society’s celebrate jazz evening ‘One Night Only’ with saxophonist Andre Woodvine and The Original Unit watch this site for photos from this magical evening.


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