Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2016 - Page 93

Jade Leatham, Lead Singer/Guitarist Gomez Drigo, Jazz/Gospel Bassist & Bandleader Wayne Henry, contracted Keyboardist Jussi Paavola, Finnish Saxophonist/Flautist Are you exclusively a jazz band or do you play other types of music? We are a Caribbean pop/fusion band. Because of the varying musical styles and influences of the individual band members however, we do add elements of jazz into some of our compositions as well as perform interpretations of existing jazz compositions Where has the band performed so far? Kenrick Lawrence, Caribbean-fusion Drummer Marxian Smith, Guitarist The band has performed at the Dominica`s Jazz and Creole main stage events in 2012, 2014 and 2016 as well as at various fringe events in 2013, 2015 & 2016. At the World Creole Music Festival in 2012; La Creol Beach Hotel and Spa, Guadeloupe, 2016; Nature Island Food and Drink Festival in 2015 and 2016; The National Literary Festival, 2015. Numerous locally organized events including concerts, at secondary schools and at churches. 89