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BARBADOS Jazz Festival 2007

Barbados Jazz Festival 2006

Lionel Richie performing along with guitarist Ben Mauro and saxophonist Dino Soldo. He took a massive crowd at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium on an unforgettable journey through his musical life at the Barbados Jazz Festival.

Compliments of the Nation News

JAZZ STARTS BLOW FANS AWAY. Jazz in its variety and spontaneity brought magical riffs to Sunbury House when the 13th Barbados Jazz Festival opened. Performing at the tree-lined venue were Roy Hargrove on trumpet and flugelhorn, and vocalist Roberta Gambarini, who surprised the packed house by making her voice sound exactly like a trumpet. She sang for most of the show, but cupped her hands over the microphone midway in the set, anBarbados Jazz Festival. 2006d blew patrons away with her "riffs". The real riffs, however, came from Hargrove who, in tandem with saxophonist Justin Robinson, ended the show with a mixture of funky forays and Afro-Cuban rhythms.

The 13th Barbados Jazz Festival has a line-up of artists that includes Jill Scott, Lionel Ritchie, Arturo Tappin, Boney James, Cuban Jazz All-Stars as well as local artists Artwork and Wayne Willock.
"We are delighted to welcome The Sol Group on board," said Gilbert Rowe, organiser of the festival.
"It is the support of companies like Sol that allows us to showcase the acts that will grace the stage of the Barbados Jazz Festival 2006." (PR)

Compliments of the Nation News

Jill Scott


JUST JILLIN'. Jill Scott sang her way into Bajans' hearts at the Gymnasium last night, crooning numbers like A Long Walk for which she won a Grammy award recently, as well as The Way, He Loves Me and Cross My Mind. The 32-year-old jazz, R&B and neo-soul artist from Philadelphia was the first of two headliners to appear at the seven-day Barbados Jazz Festival – the other being veteran R&B vocalist Lionel Richie, who will perform tomorrow. Along with her albums, Scott has also released a book of poetry, The Moments, The Minutes, The Hours

Jill Scott

Sol Group backs Jazz Festival

Date January 06, 2006 Compliments of the Nation News

THE SOL GROUP is on board as a sponsor of this year's Barbados Jazz Festival.
"We are proud to be involved with the world-renowned Barbados Jazz Festival," said Mark Clarke, sales and marketing manager of Sol (Barbados) Limited.
"It is one of the Caribbean's premier events and a world-class product, very much like Sol, which is a Caribbean organisation offering a global brand and operating to world-class standards."
Clarke added: "We are also pleased to be associated with an event that enhances both Barbados' tourism and cultural products by bringing visitors to the island and enriching the cultural landscape."
He noted that the company was particularly supportive of the work being done by the organisers, GMR International Tours, over the years to highlight local talent on the international stage.




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