Jazz in Barbados January 11-18, 2013

“Other than conversation, no other art form can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction like Jazz.” – Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist

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

Friday January 11

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 January 12 

Honey Jazz . . . ladies sing the blues @ Frank Collymore Hall starting at 7pm featuring artists from Honey Jam Barbados backed by The Jazz Blues Sextet. Tickets $40.00

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

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

Sunday January 13  

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 @ 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

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

Dinner jazz with Andre Woodvine on saxophone & Stefan Van den Bossche on guitar @ Lanterns Restaurant, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church starting at 7:30pm

Tuesday January 15

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

Wednesday January 16

Hj30 quartet @ the Lime Bar in Limegrove starting at 8pm featuring Kirk Layne on keyboard, Joseph Callendar on sax, Marius Charlemagne on electric bass, and Rashad Hinds on drums

Thursday January 17

Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari kicks off with ‘Straight, No Chaser’ @ Charles Fort Hilton Barbados Resort starting at 8pm featuring the T.S.Monk Quartet with vocalist Alyson Williams & Patricia Lowe featuring Brazilian percussionist Gilson Silviera

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 @ 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.

Friday January 18

Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari – ‘Happy birthday Cedar Walton’ @ Frank Collymore Hall starting at 8pm featuring pianist Cedar Walton with the David ‘Happy’ Lewis Quartet & vocalist Nnenna Freelon

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 Housein 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

Watch for more jazz . . .

BJS event ‘One Night Only’ featuring Andre Woodvine with The Original Unit Saturday January 26 @ Divi Southwinds Tickets $40.00. For further information & tickets contact Ann 262-5045 or Susan 435-7773.

Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari in Barbados January 17 through January 21 Check details @ www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com


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