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  1. Last Night of the Proms reception: British tradition with patriotic music September 17, 2014Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Jamaica’s Virtuoso Monty Alexander Is The “Star” In ‘Jazz Around the West Indies’

    From Grammy nominee to Commander in the Order of Distinction and Caribbean American Heritage Luminary, Jamaica’s virtuoso, Monty Alexander, has achieved them all in his more than five decade career. This September, Alexander will add another stripe to his lengthy portfolio as he ‘stars‘ in “Jazz around the West Indies” at the Dizzy’s Club Coca […]

    September 9, 2014MusicNo comments
  3. New Executive & Donations from Barbados Jazz Society

    The Barbados Jazz Society, at its recent Annual General Meeting, continued its support of two stalwarts of the Barbados Jazz scene. BJS is partnering, as the Society did in 2013, with Stefan Walcott and the 1688 Collective, to showcase jazz in a number of school workshops. Stefan was presented with a cheque for $1,300 as […]

    June 26, 2014MusicNo comments
  4. Barbadian Jazz: Elan Trotman Group – Funkalypso (Revisited)

    Elan Trotman – Saxes Anthony Steele – Drums Kareem Thompson – Steel Pan Mark Copeland – Keyboards Tyrone Chase – Guitar Zack Rochester – Bass

    June 25, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “Mood Indigo” (2014) – Audrey Tautou, Omar Sy & Romain Duris Movie HD May 22, 2014Books, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. TESSANNE CHIN FOR GRENADA’S NANIKI JAZZ SAFARI

    The Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari returns to Grenada at the end of this month with a stellar line up of international, regional and local performers headlined by winner of NBC’s TV show ‘The Voice,’ Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin. The Safari continues on Saturday Sunday 1st June, with the legendary Calypsonian, Relator. The former National Calypso […]

    May 18, 2014MusicNo comments
  7. A COFFEE IN BERLIN – Tom Schilling, Friederike Kempter & Marc Hosemann

    A day in the life of Niko, a twenty-something college dropout going nowhere fast. Niko lives for the moment as he drifts through the streets of Berlin, oblivious to his growing status as an outsider. Then on one fateful day, everything changes: his girlfriend dumps him, his father cuts off his allowance, and a strange […]

    May 8, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Brooklyn Gets Ready To Welcome International Jazz Virtuoso Monty Alexander This Saturday

    Just 11 days before award-winning, New York-based artist Monty Alexander releases his new album, the jazz virtuoso is set for a scintillating performance at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. The Jamaican-born, Grammy-nominated performer and his band Harlem-Kingston Express are set to raise the roof in the Caribbean-populated borough of Brooklyn […]

    March 27, 2014MusicNo comments
  9. 21st ANNIVERSARY OF VIRGIN ATLANTIC HOLDERS SEASON – BARBADOS: March 20th TO Sat 5th April

    Holders is a traditional Barbadian Plantation House dating from the 17th century, set in 5 acres of formal and park gardens. The house has beautiful views over its huge pool and the polo ground to the Caribbean Sea. The site hosts a weekly farmers market, a state-of-the-art music studio, and hosts the world famous performing […]

    March 9, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Mosaic: From Classics Tuk Jazz – 7th & 8th March 2014, in aid of Harrison College’s Music Department

    Barbados’ economy can create unkind cuts – the Music Department at Harrison College no longer has After School classes which were a key initiative of the late Headmaster Albert “Tank” Williams. This 7th and 8th March, Harrison College hosts 2 fundraising Concerts “Mosaic: From Classics Tuk Jazz” with Boo Husbands, Debbie Reifer, Adonijah and Adrian […]

    February 12, 2014Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Naniki Jazz Safari Appeal for Victims of St. Vincent Storm

    The Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari will partner with the St Vincent Association of Barbados to collect funds for the St Vincent and the Grenadines Storm Relief effort at the concerts from January 16th to 21st. The collection will be launched at the Opening Night event at the Sea Rocks Dome, Barbados Beach Club Maxwell featuring […]

    January 18, 2014Music, NatureNo comments
  12. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: “Stranger To My Happiness”

    Pre-order the new album Give The People What They Want on iTunes and get “Stranger To My Happiness” instantly: http://georiot.co/SJDKitunes Give the People What They Want available on 1/14/14 via Daptone Records. Directed by Rob Hatch-Miller & Puloma Basu Director Of Photography: Mike Rossetti Production Designer: Simone Duff Set Decorator: Anna Humphries Gaffer: Fletcher Wolfe Key Grip: […]

    January 12, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Honey Jazz Concert: Sunday 19th January 2014 at Frank Collymore Hall

    Honey Jazz! is coming up on Sunday 19 January 2014 at Frank Collymore Hall. An offshoot of the popular Honey Jam brand, this event is a fundraiser for the artist development programme which offers mentoring, educational and showcasing opportunities for young artists. We’re also looking for individuals and companies who would be willing to sponsor tickets […]

    January 4, 2014Events, MusicNo comments
  14. ERIC OVERMYER BIDS FAREWELL TO HBO SERIES “TREME” AND SHARES MEMORIES

    Q: How do you feel about saying goodbye to the show? Eric Overmyer: I was down in New Orleans on Friday and Saturday to do the last Treme event, and it was very emotional, seeing everybody again, people I hadn’t seen since last February, when we wrapped. It was hard last spring, but I’m feeling […]

    December 19, 2013Cinema, EventsNo comments
  15. Honey Jazz for January 2014!

    Hot off the heels of the finale of Honey Jam’s 2013 season of 7 events came the launch of Honey Jazz 2014 in the Scarlet Lounge of the Waterfront Cafe. Billed as a great way to kick off the new year and the start of the traditional Jazz month of January, show producer Ebonnie Rowe […]

    December 15, 2013MusicNo comments
  16. Former Supreme to sing in Barbados – 2014 Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari Line up Announced

    The organizers of the 2014 Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari in Barbados have confirmed a line-up of exciting local and international musical talent and a new picturesque seafront venue – the Sea Rocks Dome at Barbados Beach Club. The 2014 festival marks the first anniversary of the touring jazz adventure around the Caribbean region. Taking place […]

    December 15, 2013MusicNo comments
  17. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Supports the 2013 Christmas Jazz

    On Saturday, December 7th, in cooperation with Deryck Walcott Productions, the Embassy of the United States to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted a free jazz workshop led by the 2013 Christmas Jazz musicians Frank McComb, Nelson Rangell, John Roberts, Everette Harp, Giovanni Hidalgo and Jubu Smith. The workshop was held at Dining […]

    December 10, 2013MusicNo comments
  18. HBO WRAPS UP FINAL SEASON OF “TREME,” 5-episode 4th season of the original drama series premieres December 1st in the Caribbean, simultaneously with USA

    HBO Latin America announced that the fourth and final season of its original drama series Treme will premiere on December 1st in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. The acclaimed series revisits musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and other familiar New Orleanians who, despite the odds, continue holding on to their cultural roots and […]

    November 24, 2013Cinema, MusicNo comments
  19. NANIKI CARIBBEAN JAZZ SAFARI arrives in St Vincent & the Grenadines

    Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari makes its fourth and final stop this year, at Calliaqua Courts, St Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday 29th November. The organisers are thrilled that The Ministry of Tourism is a principal partner with Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari. The jazz safari is the first of its kind on the island and […]

    November 7, 2013Music, TravelNo comments
  20. Women singing the blues! Honey Jazz Barbados TV Show starts this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

    Women singing the blues! That is what the upcoming Honey Jazz Barbados television show is all about. This three-part series will première this Saturday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m. on CBC TV8 and broadcast each week at that time. It will also repeat on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. If you enjoy authentic music and powerful […]

    November 2, 2013Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS – “GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT” – OUT 01/14/14

    Along with the new album announcement, Daptone Records is excited to announce the band’s return to the stage on February 6th, 2014 at NYC’s Beacon Theatre. Pre-sale tickets are now available (password: RETREAT).

    October 18, 2013Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. City Nights Brings All-Local Cast to Historic Bridgetown: Frank Collymore Hall amazes Guests

    ‘City Nights – The Concert‘ brought much-needed life into historic Bridgetown with two sold-out shows. The concert, with an all-local cast blazed at the Frank Collymore Hall earlier this month with headliners Arturo Tappin, Marisa Lindsay and Cici. There was also a showcase of award winning local art on display in the Grande Salle, Central […]

    October 10, 2013MusicNo comments
  23. (FEA. ANDRE WOODVINE) Nouveau clip: Fal Frett – Mi Fugue September 30, 2013Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. “City Nights” Chat with Marisa Lindsay, 5th & 6th October at Frank Collymore Hall

    Creative writer, lyricist, jazz/soul artist and vocal teacher, Marisa Lindsay is a naturally charismatic personality who draws her audience in, to reveal a deep, soulful, sensual woman. Convinced of the enormous potential of her talent, Thunder Dome Sounds CEO and Juno Award winning Producer, Eddie Bullen, took on the task of personally investing in the […]

    September 29, 2013Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “City Nights” Chat with CiCi – Get to know the Artistes

    Cici won The Cornerstone Award at the Barbados Music Awards and also is the 2013 Jazz Artiste of the Year. Cici also received the Music Service Award from the Barbados Tourism Authority in 2004.

    September 25, 2013Music, Video GalleryNo comments