Tuesday 2 June, 2020

First 'I Am Jazz' Festival to be hosted on Easter Sunday

The Clinical Media Group in collaboration with the Diabetes Association of Trinidad & Tobago is hosting its inaugural  "I Am Jazz Festival and Family Day" to build awareness about diabetes and bring useful health tips that can help save a life.

Hosted on April 1 (Easter Sunday), patrons are invited to bask in the ambience and be transported by the captivating sounds of smooth jazz, fused together with the rhythms of the Caribbean on one stage under the Trees at Cipriani Labour College. Doors open from 12PM  and jazz starts from 5PM. 

The stage will come alive with Surrender, Adan Hagley, Nex Chapta, Kevon La Fleur & band, Elan Parle and the sax man himself, Arturo Tappin from Barbados and more.

Families who are coming out are invited to bring their kites for the kite-flying competition, there'll also be games for everyone and a bouncy castle for the kids. 

Surrender will bless the ‘I Am Jazz’ stage with a harmonious blend of voices in perfect pitch, while Nex Chapta – the new artist on the block – will bring some good vibrations and positivity.

Adan Hagley is a young pianist and Berkley graduate who will jazz up the stage with his reharmonizations and cultural fusion.

Festival founder and bassist Kevon La Fleur and his band will show how impactful our local bass lines are and will also feature Dean Williams on guitar and Mikhail Salcedo on pan.

Known as a staple in the jazz community, Elan Parle – founded by Michael “Ming” Low Chew Tung – will add some smooth and contemporary jazz to the mix!

No stranger to Trinidad and Tobago, the prolific saxophonist, Arturo Tappin is known for his dynamic and captivating performances that always leaves you wanting more.

General tickets cost $200 while VIP cost: $400. You can call for specials at 380-1222, 380-8747, 799-7056.

Ticket Locations: Crosby’s, Simon’s Musical Supplies, WACK 90.1FM, King’s Lounge Arima, R&N Electronics, Synergy TV, All 212 Locations and The Diabetes Association of Trinidad & Tobago.

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