U.S. Embassy facilitates the Detroit-Barbados Jazz Connection
Internationally acclaimed trumpet star, Marcus Belgrave has brought his Jazz Development Workshop to Barbados. In a series of workshops with students from the Barbados Community College (BCC) music program, Mr. Belgrave and his team are working to develop jazz talent in Barbados.
On Tuesday, April 2 at 10:30 am, Marcus Belgrave has invited music students from 22 secondary schools across the island to a concert and Q&A session hosted by members of the Jazz Development Workshop.
Marcus Belgrave is an accomplished jazz trumpet player based in Detroit, Michigan. He has recorded with a variety of well-known musicians, bandleaders and record labels since the 1950’s including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Sammy Davis Jr.