SAINT LUCIA JAZZ AND ARTS FESTIVAL
Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, Maxwell, and Jamaican, Tessanne Chin, the season 5 winner of American reality singing competition, “The Voice” and legendary funk/soul band The Commodores are among the A-list performers on this year’s Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival.
The 12-day event which runs from April 30 to May 11 this year, is expected to attract thousands of music lovers to the historic Pigeon Island National Landmark, where main stage events will unfold.
Other performances will feature the Cuban Grammy-nominated Omar Sosa Quintet and three-time Grammy winner American jazz singer-songwriter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, who is also a Tony Award-winning stage actress. American R&B soul singer, songwriter and producer Kem will perform as will Puerto Rican Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Elvis Crespo whose smash hit ‘Suavemente’ has become an anthem for Latin music. Caribbean talent is also included with performances from Trinidad’s Alternative Quartet and Saint Lucian heartthrob Teddyson John along with Alison Hinds of Barbados and Jamaican reggae and dancehall legend Barrington Levy.
Other musical virtuosos forming the 2014 line-up include Jamaican pianist Monty Alexander, Saint Lucian Expo featuring the up and coming talents of Michael Robinson and Anesha Antoine, and funky jazz & blues band Blue Mango featuring Emiline Michel & James Germain.
The festival is presented by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board and is supported by platinum sponsor Digicel along with other gold, silver, bronze and collateral sponsors. Visit stluciajazz. org for more information.
Jamaica's hottest voice, Tessanne Chin, sure to be a hot ticket!
Grammy winner and Jazz legend
Dee Dee Bridgewater