“Listening to Jazz is more important than anything because that’s what music is . . . somebody is playing something & you’re receiving it.” Carla Bley, American Jazz composer, pianist, bandleader.
Wednesday July 8
BJS Jazz night celebrating Joseph Callender & Kweku Jalani @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club in St. Lawrence Gap, Dover, Christ Church. Jazz time 7:30pm; no cover; cash bar & snacks. Join BJS in giving Joseph & Kweku a great send-off as they set out on a life adventure! Kweku will be attending the 5 week scholarship programme at Berklee College in Boston, while Joseph will be starting his Bachelor of Music studies at Humber College in Toronto.
Looking for live jazz in Barbados? Here’s what’s happening . . .
Live Jazz nightly . . .
Jazz with Rasputin @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club in Dover, Christ Church featuring Antonio ‘Boo’ Rudder on drums and Bert ‘Panta’ Brown on electric bass, Farakhan Stephens keys with guest horn players. This jazzy and entertainment starts at 9:30pm; $10:00 cover.
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street with Roger Gittens on keys, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums, Lord Jenkins on trombone. This is a dinner show; reservations are required. Jazz time 7–10pm.
Crustaceans Swing Band @ Lobster Alive, Dr. Mike Krimholtz on piano & vocals, Dr. John Duckhouse on trumpet & vocals, Cecil Bascombe on bass, Frank Glen on drums with Lord Jenkins on trombone & Ronnie Crebin Banjo. Lunch served from 12:30pm. Reservations required. Jazz time 1pm-4pm.
Sunset jazz with Nj30+ Jazz Band & friends @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort in Dover, St. Lawrence Gap. Jazz time 7–9:30pm. No cover
Jazz with CiCi & Mike Sealy @ The Crave in the Gap, St Lawrence Gap, featuring CiCi on vocals accompanied by guitarist Mike Sealy. Jazz time 8–10:30pm.
MD Jazz Duo @ Mr. Vic’s, Paynes’s Bay Main Road, St. James. Enjoy an evening with Mylon Clarke with tenor sax and flute & Darren Massiah on guitar and vocals. Jazz time 7:30 to 9:30pm
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on keys, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. This is a dinner show; reservations are required. Jazz time 7–10pm.
MD Jazz Duo @ Zaccio’s Restaurant in Holetown, St. James. Enjoy an evening with Mylon Clarke with tenor sax & Darren Massiah on guitar. Jazz time the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:30pm
Ricky Brathwaite Quartet @ Turtle Beach in Dover, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Ricky Brathwaite on trumpet, Michael Cheeseman on guitar, David Burnett on drums, Ricky Williams on bass. Jazz time 8pm.
JazzMaTazz with Nj30+ Jazz Band @ the Old Jammn’ Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Joseph Callender on saxophone and Kweku Jalani on trumpet backed by the Nj30+ band. Jazz time 9:30pm.
The Mike Sealy Quartet @ The Crave in St. Lawrence Gap featuring Mike Sealy on guitar and vocals with Boo Rudder on drums, Elvis Edwards on electric bass, LOD on percussion. Jazz time 8:30pm; no cover. The Crave Bar and Restaurant is located at the first left turn in St: Lawrence Gap
Keeping Jazz Alive!
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* Live Jazz in Barbados is prepared for the Barbados Jazz Society by Susan E. Bain