“My inspiration comes from Duke Ellington’s message to musicians. ‘You are unique, be yourself, put out that thing that is you, then use your work ethic and produce great music.’ “ American jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell
Looking for live jazz in Barbados? Here’s what’s happening . . .
Saturday February 28 only
Sunset Jazz on the deck @ Dipper’s Bar, Barbados Cruising Club starting at 5:30pm, No cover. All are welcome!
The Malcolm Griffith Quartet @ Johnny Cool’s Jazz & Blues Bar, Dover, Christ Church. Featuring drummer/vocalist Malcolm Griffith with his quartet performing the contemporary jazz classics. Guest appearance by saxophonist Jamal Nurse. Jazz time 8pm. No cover.
Live Jazz nightly . . .
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive on Bay Street with Roger Gittens on keys, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz time 7–10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.
Jazz3 @ Coast Restaurant in Worthing. Christ Church features Mario Porchetta on percussion & harmonica, Stefan Walcott on keyboard and Anatoly Lagodich on bass. Jazz time 8pm. No cover.
Jazz with Rasputin @ Scoopie’s Jazz Club in Dover, Christ Church with Antonio Rudder keys, P. Antonio ‘Boo’ Rudder on drums, Bert ‘Panta’ Brown on electric bass featuring guest vocalist Keisha Christain. Jazz time 9:00pm; $10:00 cover. Check out Scoopie’s for nightly jazz entertainment.
Piano Jazz with Ebe Gilkes @ The Sandpiper Hotel in Holetown, St. James. Joseph Callender on sax and flute joins Ebe in the second set. Lunch served ala carte 12:30–2:30pm.
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. Jazz time 1pm-4pm; Lunch served from 12:30pm. Reservations required.
Sunset jazz with Nj30+ Jazz Band & friends @ Ocean2 Hotel & Resort, Dover, St. Lawrence Gap. Jazz time 7pm–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 8pm–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. Jazz time 7pm – 10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.Tuesday the 17th Canadian jazz pianist Steve Koven joins the band.
All Caribbean Jazz radio program with host Wayne Harewood streaming from New York starting at 8pm. Follow the link or call in to (626)414-3450.
MD Jazz Duo @ Zaccio’s Restaurant in Holetown, 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
Light Jazz with Chris & Ann @ Birdies in Rockley Resort, Golf Club Road. Chris Reid on guitar with Ann Forde on vocals. Light jazz, jazz standards for easy listening 7-10 pm; no cover.
Mylon Clarke & The Project @ De Monsta Grill & Bar @ the top of Rendezvous Hill. Mylon Clarke on tenor sax, Darren Massiah on guitar & Davison Eversley on drums. Jazz time 7:30pm. Check out this very popular watering hole before you swing right to the Garfield Sobers roundabout.
Roger Gittens Quartet @ Lobster Alive with Roger Gittens on keys, Lord Jenkins on trombone, Cecil Bascombe on electric bass, Frank Glen on drums. Jazz time 7–10pm. This is a dinner show; reservations are required.
VSOP Dixieland Jazz Band @ the Waterfront Café featuring Art Taylor on piano, Chris Gibbs on bass, Robert Foster on drums, Andy Voss on trumpet, Tony Cummins on alto sax & clarinet, Ronnie Crebin on banjo. Jazz time 7:30-10:30pm
Braddiegroove Groove @ Ocean 15, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Errol ‘Braddie’ Bradshaw on drums, Stefan Walcott on piano, Richard Evans on bass. Jazz time 8-10pm; no cover. Ocean 15 is located in Dover.
The Mike Sealy Quartet @ The Crave in St. Lawrence Gap featuring Mike Sealy on guitar and vocals with Boo Rudder on drums, Ty Sealy on bass, Michael Wood on percussion. Jazz time 8:30; no cover. The Crave Bar and Restaurant is located at the first left turn in St: Lawrence Gap.
JazzMaTazz with Nj30+ Jazz Band @ the Old Jammn’ Inn, St. Lawrence Gap featuring Joseph Callender on saxophone and Kweku Jalani on trumpet. Jazz time 9:30pm
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Live Jazz in Barbados is prepared for the Barbados Jazz Society by Susan E. Bain