Promoters of the Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari are excited about bringing to Grenada two awesome shows this weekend led by Tessanne Chin on Saturday and continuing on Sunday with Andy Narell, Relator and the Alternative String Quartet.
This unique music festival dubbed “a thrilling musical ride” which has been endorsed by the Grenada Tourism Authority takes place this year at the scenic Grenadian by Rex Resorts. It will provide an exciting start to Grenada’s summer season, with its innovative programming and stunning location, all creating a weekend of music and unequalled entertainment.
As the festival of choice for music lovers, the audience is guaranteed a spellbinding performance by first night headliner and winner of NBC the Voice, Jamaican Tessanne Chin and full band, supported by local songstress Emily Napier and her band on Saturday 31st May.
Then on Sunday 1st June Jazz on the Lake, brings together pannist Andy Narell and legendary calypsonian Relator with a 5-piece band of international jazz musicians in a show called University of Calypso. Together they will bring the spirit of fete and the swing of jazz to an exciting evening of Relator’s originals, and classics from the Golden Age of calypso. Also on Sunday, the highly anticipated Alternative String Quartet, the hottest and most innovative group out of Trinidad in recent years makes their first appearance in Grenada.
It’s picturesque, laid back and chilled with a party vibe in one weekend. The combination of music, arts, and students workshops makes the Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari a unique event.
Festival Producer Tom Hinds says “the festival is a different platform for artists, introducing them to new audiences and we also offer young students a chance to learn new musical, technical and creative skills and exchange ideas as future performers and art leaders by attending our Open Sound Check Workshop; It’s the only one of it’s kind in the Caribbean”.
The Grenada leg of the Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari is sponsored by ADM, ALWYN KIRK PHOTOS, BLUE HORIZONS GARDEN RESORT, BLUEPRINT, CARIBBEAN AIRLINES,COCA COLA, COLOMBIAN EMERALDS INTERNATIONAL, COYABA BEACH HOTEL,DUTY FREE CARIBBEAN, ETANG, GRENADA YELLOW PAGES, GRENADIAN BY REX RESORTS, JOHNNY WALKER BLACK, KLASSIC 105.5FM, LIAT,LIME,NEDD’S CAR RENTAL, NETHERLANDS INSURANCE, PRESIDENTE BEER,SFA COMMUNICATIONS INC, SMIRNOFF VODKA,SOUTHERN ELECTRICAL COMPANY.SPICE ISLAND BEACH RESORT , THE GRENADA TOURISM AUTHORITY,TICKETPAL,UNDURRAGUA WINES,WESTERHALL DARK RUM.