With a truly heartfelt rendition of his home country’s national music, Jorge Celedón takes the stage on the 12th edition of the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival. Suave rhythms, swaying accordions and the soothing voice of Celedón will send you on a sweet trip into the folk music of Colombia.
¡Viva las Cubanas! No less than 88 years ago, this all-female orchestra founded in Havana. Today, a new generation of passionate women honour the name and message of sisterhood. Led by bassists Georgina and Dorita Aguirre, the group has been renewed with talented music school graduates. Ladies AND gentlemen, we proudly present: ¡Anacaona!
ERIC ESSIX For Eric Essix, the year 2018 marks two inspiring milestones in his multi-faceted career. The Birmingham, Alabama based contemporary jazz guitarist is currently in the studio with his longtime band working on a project under the title, “25-30 Sessions,” indicating that this will be his 25th full length recording since launching his recording [...]
Eduardo Proveyer, "El Prove", saxophonist of excellence and native of the heart of Havana (Cayo Hueso, cradle of talented musicians) proposes to delight us with a band of all star musicians in a typical and traditional format. To understand the essence of this musical project by Eduardo Proveyer "EL PROVE", we must refer from the [...]
One day a group of young musical friends, all of them originating from the island of Bonaire and residing in Aruba, came together with the idea to form a folk group to keep the Bonairean folk music alive in Aruba. The plan was to perform on Sundays for friends and families, for example for Bonairean [...]
Formed in 1986, the members had played previously in Dutch blues bands. The Cosy Cotton band toured in Holland, Germany and Belgium, and accompanied many American blues players on tour all over Europe. The band played at many important Blues and Jazz Festivals, on the same bill with big names as BB King, Ray Charles, [...]
CLJX (Caribbean Latin Jazz Xpress) was founded in July 2016 by Rodney O. van der Biezen. Rodney is an Aruban native pianist/arranger with a passion for Latin Jazz. He lived for many years with the dream of creating his own Latin Jazz Group. This Group performs original composed and arranged compositions and local Aruban classic [...]
After playing the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival for the first time in 2011 as the drummer of Candy Dulfer’s band, it was a delight for me to be asked back again for last year’s edition. This time “as myself”, opening both festival nights from The Naked Stage, just me and my drum kit, no amps. [...]