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Tag Archives: jazz

  1. ‘Soul’ – Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, John Ratzenberger & David Diggs

    A musician (Jamie Foxx) whose lost his passion for music finds himself looking for help back to his body.

    November 24, 2019Cartoons, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. U.S. Embassy Hosted American jazz fusion band Huntertones in Barbados

    The Bridgetown U.S. Embassy just hosted the Huntertones, an American jazz ensemble in a four-country tour. The program traveled to St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, and concluded in Antigua and Barbuda. Hundreds of Barbadians packed the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination to hear the New York-based band, led by founding member […]

    March 18, 2018MusicNo comments
  3. The U.S. Embassy presents American jazz fusion band the Huntertones in concert

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to host the Huntertones, an American jazz ensemble in a four-country tour. They will perform a FREE public concert in Barbados on March 3. Huntertones, based in New York, has a high energy, horn-driven sound that fuses inspired improvisation and adventurous composition […]

    February 21, 2018Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. CFFB FUND RAISING GALA DINNER: 26th March 2016, Concorde Experience

    Locations for ticket purchase for the Gala Dinner. Wine World, Hastings Wine World, Warrens Wine World, Spring Garden Wine World, Holetown Wine World, Wildey Barbadiana, Sky Mall Promotech, Sheraton Centre Emerald City, Six Roads A1 Supermarket, Black Road Tixpro Caribbean, for online ticket purchase

    February 20, 2016Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. MILES AHEAD (2016) – Don Cheadle & Ewan McGregor

    MILES AHEAD is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career defining performance by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle in the title role. Working from a script he co-wrote with Steven Baigelman, Cheadle’s bravura directorial debut is not a conventional bio-pic but rather a unique, […]

    February 14, 2016Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dies at 74

    Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White died Wednesday in his Los Angeles home at the age of 74. White’s health had declined in the last few months as a result of a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, which had plagued him since the early 1990s and forced him to stop touring in 1994. White […]

    February 5, 2016Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  7. Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz legend Nat “King” Cole, dies

    Singer Natalie Cole has died at age 65, her publicist confirmed. It featured reworked versions of some of her father’s best-known songs. Nat “King” Cole died of lung cancer in 1965. Cole underwent a successful kidney transplant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in 2009. Her kidney troubles dated to February 2008, when she […]

    January 3, 2016MusicNo comments
  8. Honey Jam Artists Wow Sold Out Audience!

    The 5th anniversary Honey Jam concert did not disappoint the sold out crowd at Frank Collymore Hall. The energy was high from the start with a pre-party on the terrace with music by DJ D.Luxe and fashionistas walking the Maybelline New York Black Carpet. Host Alex Jordan was in fine form, quickwitted and dynamic, as […]

    November 30, 2015MusicNo comments

    Soulful saxophonist, Elan Trotman is heading home from Boston this August and has tuned out another sweet offer for his friends and fans to join him in his weekend-long Barbados Excursion. Trotman remarked that while it was a welcomed break from his US touring schedule, he would never take a break from telling audiences about […]

    August 20, 2015MusicNo comments
  10. Legendary Piano Master and Jamaica’s Commander Of Distinction, Monty Alexander Remembers Nat ‘King’ Cole

    Legendary piano master and Jamaica’s Commander Of Distinction, Monty Alexander, will lead a heartfelt exploration of one of his musical heroes, Nat ‘King’ Cole, later this month in Boston. Alexander, along with special guests Caterina Zapponi, his lovely wife and singer, and Allan Harris who recorded a Cole tribute of his own entitled ‘Nat King […]

    July 15, 2015MusicNo comments
  11. AMY WINEHOUSE, Documentary – “Depression”

    From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A […]

    July 9, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO has teamed up with the St. Lucia Tourist Board to showcase the best of the 2015 St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, where a production crew is live on-site to capture interviews and exclusive footage of musical performances, tourist attractions and fashion events. This marks the second HBO-produced special in St. Lucia. The segment […]

    May 9, 2015MusicNo comments
  13. “Jazz in the ‘Yard – a Heritage Gala,” Bridgetown Restoration encourages Heritage Tourism

    The restoration of a 200 year old tomb and the storage and reinterring of the nine lead coffins found there is one of the reasons behind the staging of a Heritage Gala and Jazz event on the historic grounds of St. Mary’s Church in the City. This unique event, slated for Saturday 6th June on […]

    May 7, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  14. Business & Professional Women’s Club of Barbados (BPW) LAUDS PRESENTATION FROM MAMA MIA

    Grazie! That is how the Business & Professional Women’s Club of Barbados expressed its appreciation to the management of Mama Mia at a presentation held at the Italian eatery in Hastings, Christ Church on Wednesday 8 April. The presentation of a monetary donation and other items was a result of donations collected at a special […]

    April 27, 2015MusicNo comments
  15. ‘Amy’ – Director: Asif Kapadia

    A documentary on the late singer/songwriter, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2011.

    April 26, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. UNESCO International Jazz Day headlined again by Herbie Hancock

    UNESCO International Jazz Day is celebrated every year with a week of jazz events world-wide, culminating in a star-studded Jazz concert on April 30th, 2015 in the city chosen that year. This year the Concert comes to us from Paris, France headlined again by the UNESCO Goodwill Jazz Ambassador, the great Herbie Hancock. Sunday 26th […]

    April 13, 2015MusicNo comments
  17. FLOW offering chance for trip to Tobago Jazz Festival

    FLOW took to the road over the Easter weekend with two motorcades spreading the word about its Advanced Video Services that will enable customers to view their televisions on their own schedule with stunning high definition and services that allow them to record, playback, pause or record at their own control. Vice president of Sales and Marketing, Mrs. Shelly […]

    April 6, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  18. Oscar Nomination Recap (2015) 87th Academy Awards – HD Review

    The nominees for best picture are “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything,” “Selma,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash.” The Oscars ceremony will take place Sunday, February 22, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Neil Patrick Harris will host. Join us as we discuss the 87th Annual Academy Award nominations. Comment below […]

    January 18, 2015Cinema, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Maxi Priest, David Rudder and Denise Jannah to Headline Naniki Music Festival

    Reggae icon Maxi Priest, calypso legend David Rudder and world renowned Jazz vocalist Denise Jannah will be in Barbados for the recently renamed Naniki Music Festival taking place on January 15th, 17th and 18th, 2015. The festival formerly known as Caribbean Jazz Safari has rebranded as Naniki Music Festival to include a more diverse musical […]

    January 6, 2015MusicNo comments
  20. Legendary Jamaican Jazz Musician Monty Alexander Returns With A Holiday Tradition To Washington, D.C.

    In what has now become a holiday tradition at Washington, D.C.’s most jazz club, Grammy and Soul Train-nominated Jamaican jazz musician, Monty Alexander, will return to Blues Alley to ring out the old year and ring in the new. Alexander returns to the famous jazz club at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., for the […]

    December 21, 2014MusicNo comments
  21. After 7 year hiatus, British reggae stars UB40 set to return for Coolah Jazz 2015

    Set just before Crop Over, right after Polo season and close behind Roberts Manufacturing – Coolah Jazz has a serious line-up of International and regional All Stars for the VIP concert aimed for 25 to 50 year olds… Fabian Knight recently made a pitch to potential sponsors at the Mount Gay Visitors Centre, he explained […]

    November 14, 2014Featured, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Valentine’s 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Barbados’ Gala Dinner

    Come support The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Barbados Gala Dinner in aid of children living with Cystic Fibrosis

    November 10, 2014Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Concert Highlights #2 – Honey Jam Barbados 2014

    After the success of the small scale introductory show, organizers planned a follow up production at the much larger Plantation Garden Theatre that same year in November, this time closer to the scale of what is done in Canada. The artists benefited from two workshops, a vocal and performance workshop featuring celebrity vocal coach Elaine […]

    November 9, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Barbadian performers NexCyx return with another Season of Mahalia’s Corner

    NexCyx is back with another season of their popular open mic showcase Mahalia’s Corner. The five-week season premieres on Friday 3rd October 2014 at The Sea Rocks Dome, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, with featured artist Marisa Lindsay. “As usual, you can look forward to great music, great vibes and more surprises in terms of […]

    September 30, 2014MusicNo comments
  25. “Low Down” (2014) – Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning (Docu-Drama HD)

    A man torn between his musical ambition, his devotion to his teenage daughter, and his suffocating heroin addiction. Set against a sensuously textured 1970’s Hollywood. This film beautifully evokes a colorful, seedy world of struggling musicians, artists, and vagabonds, where Joe and Amy-Jo strive to live the lives they want against seemingly insurmountable odds.

    September 19, 2014Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments