At the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 13, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority and Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the official dates and artist lineup for the 2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. The festival, to be held in Saint Lucia on Thursday, May 7 through Saturday, May 9, 2020, follows the success of the inaugural 2019 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center.
The 2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center will include some of the top names in modern jazz performing in venues throughout Saint Lucia, including The Ramp on Rodney Bay and Gros Islet Park.
The diverse lineup showcases artists spanning the Caribbean, the U.K. and the U.S. including:
- Chick Corea’s Vigilette with Carlitos Del Puerto, Marcus Gilmore and a special guest
- Roy Hargrove Celebration with Willie Jones III featuring Renée Neufville and special guests
- Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings
- Ruben Fox’s London Brass featuring Theon Cross and Mark Kavuma
- Maher Beauroy presents WASHA!
More performances, details about ticket sales and event information to be announced.
In addition, the 2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will host “Artists In Education” initiatives, including master classes, professional development and live performance collaborations with Saint Lucia School of Music students and local jazz artists.
Details about performances and more can be found at www.stlucia.org.