Many of the students started playing their instruments in elementary school, while others come from musical families. The one thing they had in common is the fact that they were all influenced by other musicians.
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and United Jazz Foundation (UJF) will present the Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards to Keshawn Hardy and Daniel Newton at 7:30 p.m., June 2.
The sounds of Virgin Islands’ culture filled the Downtown Charlotte Amalie streets as jazz, quelbe, reggae and a variety of Caribbean-inspired jazz renditions had many at Saturday’s Jazz in the Park dancing the night away.
St. Thomas’ Roosevelt Park was filled with the sounds of funky, hip-hopping, beat-boxing and absolutely mind-blowing sounds as International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) hosted its final Jazz in the Park music series for the 2016 season.
St. Thomas’ Roosevelt Park was filled with the sounds of sizzling Latin jazz, smooth reggae and a variety of musical styles over the weekend as International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) hosted its biggest event to date.
Grammy-nominated percussionist and drummer Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché will headline International Capital & Management Company’s (ICMC) expanded Jazz in the Park, scheduled for 4-10 p.m., Saturday, July 30, in Roosevelt Park on St. Thomas.
The Water Island Music Festival will be held for three days. Pianist Julian Gargiulo returns to the Virgin Islands for the eleventh year to perform the program he performed earlier in January at New York's Carnegie Hall. Joining him will be world-class musicians: Maria Yefimova, piano; Roza Bulat, soprano; Wells Hanley, jazz piano; Hilary Gardner, jazz singer; violinist prodigy Hae Ji Kim; trumpet virtuoso Joe Burgstaller; and Julie Desbordes.
Motivated to get some exercise before the big bash, a group of women met at Point Udall, the eastern most part of the US, around sunrise on St. Croix before heading to town for the 50th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Christiansted.
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