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Wednesday, September 29, 2004

3-Ds Swing nawlinz Night at the Hilton

It took more than persistent rain to dmapen the spirits of the four young men who play under the banner 3Ds Scheduled to jam atthe Hilton Kingston poolside on Saturday night, the quartet simply moved their set under the sehleter of the pool bar for a real up-cloe-and-personal jam.

In addition to getting their thirst quenched, the appreciative audience was treated to gems like "So What" "Mercy Mercy" Girl from Ipanema" and "Summertime" as well as smooth readings of JA Rule/Ahanti's "Always on Time" and two different songs named Angel: Shaggy's remake of the 70s classic and athe unrelated R&B hit by Monica

3-Ds is: Donald waugh -guitar; Sean DePasse -drums, Stephen Depasse - bass; and Phillip grant keyboard.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Jazz 'n' Blues on The Deck

The Deck Bistro on the corner of Trafalgar and Musgrave presents jazz and blues every Wednesday Night, from 7:00 p.m. until. hear recorded jazz, from the greatest to the latestLinks

Bent In Shape

guitarist Rupert Bent Sr. continues his outings at a couple of Kingston venues.On Wednesdays, he takes his smooth jazz/pop/ reggae mix to Up On The Roof on Knutsford Strip. On Thursday nights, he goes round the corner to Christopher's jazz bar in the Quad complex (Trinidad Terrace) for "Not Just Jazz..." both gigs have 7:00 start schedule.Links

Friday, September 03, 2004

Jazz in the Gardens

keyboardist extraordinnaire and daytime biz advisor Harold Davis led a swingin' combo on the upper lawns of the Pegasus hotel last wee. Alex Martin-Blamken on keys, Richie Cunningham on percussion, Dale Brown on electric bass, Junior "Bird" Bailey on drums and Ian Hurd on saxophone.

latter did great readings of "How High the Moon" "Misty" and COltrane's take on "M Favouriter Things" groupa lso did reggae classic "aSatta Amassa Gana"

Special vocal guests were young Jhanelle Graham, performing for 1sttiem at jazz in the Gardens series, and Maria Myrie, no stranger to jazz/cabaret audiences. Mark Pritchett, head of the jamaica Observer newspapaer (jamaicaobserver.com) kicked in with some mean blues/rock guitar, on tracks like "Gimme Some lovin'" and "Black magic Woman"

Monthly series continues Sep 30 with Karen Smith and Friends