This year’s edition of the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival is all about family, and these ladies are coming to the party! The third generation in line of the musical Sledge family, the group has reigned supreme over the disco dance floor for over 45 years. Their tunes have become anthems for both familyhood and womanhood, and although they are each accomplished soloists, their strength lies in their musical bond. On the fourth weekend of this September, you can put on your dancing shoes and get LOST IN MUSIC!
Bringing an eclectic mix of jazz and R&B, this jazz fusion quartet is ready to deliver a world-class performance on the 2018 edition of the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival. A collective of top-class musicians, the 14-time Grammy-nominated US band has spread its soulful message across the world for over four decades. They delivered 27 distinguished studio albums, and an array of unparalleled live performances.
Di-rect Feel like rocking out? Have we got news for you… Responsible for rock anthems ‘Just The Way I Do’, ‘Times Are Changing’ and ‘Inside My Head’, Di-rect is coming to the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival to spread the message of rock music. The band is proudly rooted in the Netherlands’ musical capital The Hague, [...]
Eric Darius Eric Darius was born in Livingston, New Jersey, raised in Tampa, Florida, and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. He grew up in a very musical family to a Haitian father, who is a bass player and Jamaican mother, who is a singer and piano player. That Caribbean influence was passed down to [...]
Montis, Goudsmit & Directie share a passion for groove and a true love for funky Soul Jazz. Organ beast Frank Montis grooves like no other and regularly met Goudsmit & Directie on sessions. An absolute killer combo, so they turned out to be, that will set any audience on fire. A trio was born.
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, [...]
ARUCUGRE is a band formed by saxophonist and composer: Delbert Bernabela (delbertbernabela.com). Their debut album, With You will be released on Sept 8th, 2018. ARUCUGRE eclectic sonic palette ranges from contemporary jazz and world music, to soulful funk and neo-soul. Meant to be digested in one sitting, With You takes listeners on an immersive, genre-bending [...]
Versatile, articulate and dynamic. These are just some of the words that describes these young artists. Sharing a passion for contemporary jazz music, it was relatively easy for this trio to assemble for this edition of the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival. Individually, a lot can be said about what these artists have achieved. Since the [...]
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. [...]