Barbados Jazz Festival


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Barbados Jazz Festival

January
Established in 1994 to bring world-renowned jazz performers to the West Indies, the Barbados Jazz Festival has featured such musicians as Luther Vandross, Kenny G, Roberta Flack, and Ray Charles. Indoor performances are held at the Sir Garfield Sobers's Gymnasium and Sunbury Plantation House. There are also open-air concerts at Farley Hill National Park and Heritage Park.
CONTACTS:
S&R Rentals & Production
A1 Stepney
St. George, Barbados
246-437-4537; fax: 246-437-4538
www.barbadosjazzfestival.com
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