Dominica Jazz band Breve gets gig in Guadeloupe

Members of the band
Members of the band

Roseau, Dominica – (June 2, 2016) Breve, Dominica’s popular Jazz band will perform in Guadeloupe this weekend.

The band accompanied Cameron Pierre on stage at the 7th Dominica’s Jazz ‘n Creole festival which was held on May 15, 2016. The band impressed a patron at the festival, which resulted in an invitation to perform in Guadeloupe. Breve also performed at three of the fringe events organized for the 2016 Jazz ‘n Creole festival.

The band will perform its Caribbean jazz fusion repertoire in a concert at the Parad’est Village in Petit Bourg on Saturday June 4, 2016. The band comprises jazz and gospel bassist Gomez Drigo, Caribbean soul/fusion drummer and composer Kenrick Lawrence, Finnish wind instrument guru Jussi Paavola, guitarist Marxian Smith, singer/songwriter Jade Leatham and keyboardist Leon St. Jean.

The group is expected to be interviewed by several media houses including ATV, Alize TV, Caraibe Creole News, France Antilles, News Antilles and Radio Caraibes Internationale (RCI).

Breve has performed at the 2014 edition of the World Creole Music Festival, 2014 Jazz ‘n Creole, Nature Island Literary Festival, Nature Island Food and Drink Festival, 2015 Jazz ‘n Creole Fringe Event, 2016 Jazz ‘n Creole Fringe events and 2016 Jazz ‘n Creole.

Discover Dominica Authority congratulates Breve on this accomplishment and wishes the band success in this and future endeavours.

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12 Comments

  1. Calibishie Warrior
    June 4, 2016

    Some of the best talent that Waitikubuli has … Congrats Breve .. onwards and upwards

  2. Anon
    June 3, 2016

    Go for it Breve, sky is the limit. Happy jamming.

  3. Lawrence Ettienne
    June 3, 2016

    Go guys go, your musical styles are deep and destiny is knocking at your doors. Much strength as you go.

    Blessings.

  4. blessed
    June 3, 2016

    Congratulations BREVE

  5. Benediction
    June 3, 2016

    Cameron Pierre rates them highly and for him to do so then what an accolade for the band because musical affiliates of Mr Pierre earns their respect form him.

  6. June 3, 2016

    Love hearing good vibes about my country. Congrets band.

  7. Peter tosh
    June 3, 2016

    Beautiful pic…….. Love the background. I enjoyed Cameron Pierre at Jaz and Creole. All the best BREVE.

  8. enquire
    June 3, 2016

    Had the opportunity to listen to this band at the jazz festival. They were awesome and could go a long way

  9. enquire
    June 3, 2016

    This band is awesome. Had the opportunity to listen to them at the jazz festival and I was quite impressed

  10. True Dominican
    June 3, 2016

    Congrats guys….Nice pic, I love the backdrop.

  11. Not a herd follower
    June 3, 2016

    You SEE WHAT HAPPENS when exposure is given to a superbly talented band? I wish the band further success and hope it makes it big in international jazz. I look forward to an album from the band.

  12. indeed
    June 3, 2016

    I just love this band……..I am confident this is just the beginning for them………..these musicians are super talented and have written several great songs. I await the album and I cant wait to to see them be successful internationally.
    Congrats to my lovely BREVE

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