Jazz in Barbados January 18 – 26, 2013

“One of the things I like about Jazz, kid, is I don’t know what’s going to happen next. Do you?” Bix Beiderbeckeone of the great jazz musicians of the 1920’s. He was known for his beautiful tone on the cornet.

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

Friday January 18

Naniki Jazz Safari features pianist Cedar Walton @ Frank Collymore Hall accompanied by the David ‘Happy’ Lewis Quartet & vocalist Nnenna Freelon, six-time Grammy nominee. Show starts at 8pm.Tickets $80.00 www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

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

Saturday January 19 

Naniki Jazz Safari features Jane Bunnett & the Spirits of Havana, Mario Canoge Trio & the Anise Hadeed Collective @ Harrison’s Cave starting at 4pm. Tickets $80.00 www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

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 20  

Naniki Jazz Safari ‘Sunshine for the Stars’ @ Ilaro Court starting at 1pm. Tickets $80.00 www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

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 with Stefan van den Bossche on guitar and vocals by Gwen Taylor starting at 12noon

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

Monday January 21  

Naniki Jazz Safari features the Malcolm Griffith Quintet, the 1688 Nonet, and Calabaza Jazz @ the Naniki Amphitheatre in Suriname St. Joseph starting at 1pm. Tickets $80.00 www.nanikicaribbeanjazzsafari.com

Tuesday January 22

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 January 24

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 25

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

Saturday January 26th don’t miss . . .

One Night Only’ featuring Andre Woodvine on saxophone with the Original Unit, @ Divi Southwinds

The Barbados Jazz Society’s celebrate jazz series. Tickets $40.00.  For tickets visit the BJS website www.barbadosjazzsociety.com

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