Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center
Through a first-time, one-of-a-kind collaboration, Saint Lucia Jazz Festival and Jazz at Lincoln Center will stage the 2019 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. Renowned as the premier jazz festival in the Caribbean, the 2019 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center will feature the finest names in modern jazz performing in intimate venues and public settings along the length and breadth of Saint Lucia’s breathtaking landscape.
For this inaugural year of collaboration, Jazz at Lincoln Center has programmed a stellar lineup. Christian McBride, Ledisi, Etienne Charles, Russell Hall, and Patrick Bartley will serve as artists-in-residence in Saint Lucia during the week-long festival. Artists Gregory Porter, Dianne Reeves, Catherine Russell, Somi, The Baylor Project, Veronica Swift, members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and a host of musicians and collaborators from Saint Lucia and the wider Caribbean will perform throughout the week. In addition to world-class performances, the 2019 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will feature “Artists In Education” initiatives including master classes, professional development workshops, as well as performance collaborations with local jazz artists and students from the Saint Lucia School of Music students.