9th Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival

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The 9th Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival (« Festival de Jazz de Port-au-Prince ») has been going on since Saturday, January 17 and will continue through Saturday, January 24, 2015. [See previous post: Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival 2015.]

Activities have included performances by the Yellowjackets, James Bergeau, Ranee Lee, Sebastian Jordan, Holly Holden, Bella Cat, Troker, Igor Gehenot, Rutshelle Guillaume, Igor Gehenot, Gérald Kebreau, Thurgot Théodat, MMPB, and Co-Streiff, and among others.

The upcoming days will feature Maya Azucena, Boukman Eksperyans, the Laurent de Wilde Power Trio, Manel Camp, Tabou Combo featuring Jowee Omicil, and Etienne Charles.

The following is the schedule for the rest of the week:

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Thursday, 22 January

– 9:00 AM Workshop Fokal Laurent de Wilde Power Trio – France
– 11:00 AM Workshop Fokal Co-Streiff – Switzerland
– 6:00 PM Concert Fokal Boukman Eksperyans – Haïti / Co-Streiff – Switzerland
– 8:00 PM After hours Yanvalou Miu – Haïti

Friday, 23 January

9:00 AM Workshop Fokal Maya Azucena – USA
6:00 PM Concert Place Boyer Co-Streiff – Switzerland / Igor Gehenot – Belgium / Maya Azucena – USA
7:00 PM Concert Institut Français Laurent de Wilde Power Trio – France
8:00 PM After hours Quartier Latin Gérald Kebreau – Haïti

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Saturday, 24 January

9:00 AM Meeting Kay Mizik la Etienne Charles – Trinidad & Tobago
6:00 PM Concert Karibe Hotel Etienne Charles – Trinidad & Tobago / Laurent de Wilde Power Trio – France
8:00 PM Concert Place St Pierre Manel Camp – Spain / Tabou Combo featuring Jowee Omicil – Haïti/USA
8:00 PM After hours Quartier Latin Akoustik – Haïti

For more information, see http://www.manmanpemba.com/events/9th-festival-de-jazz-de-port-au-prince

[Featured above: Maya Azucena, Manel Camp, and Etienne Charles.]

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