What We Do

Andre Woodvine
Andre Woodvine

The Barbados Jazz Society aims to foster the understanding and appreciation of jazz music and jazz musicians in Barbados.

Our objectives are to —

Promote local talent through live performances and collaborations with Caribbean and international artists

Support the development and promotion of artistic and musical works in the jazz genre.

Encourage jazz education in the schools through charitable, literary, and social events to lift the standard and interest in jazz music in Barbados and the Caribbean.

To achieve our objectives we plan to —

Show case live jazz concerts with our local musicians,

Produce radio and television programs to educate and encourage public dialogue on the art form, and

Partner with Barbados’ music education programs to support students of jazz music and,

Affiliate with Caribbean and international organizations and musicians to promote the appreciation of jazz music in Barbados.

Download our brochure here: BJS_2012 Brochure