Cayman jazz

The Cayman Jazz Festival has announced the line-up for its 2005 edition, which runs from 1 to 3 December; see this Jamaica Observer story for details.

Headlining the three-day festival ... are Al Jarreau, Yolanda Adams, Najee, George Duke, Ravi Coltrane, Earl Klugh and Arturo Tappin.

Caymanian musicians to be featured in the event include the jazz group Intransit, the rock/blues/soul band Hi Tide, the Pandemonium Steelband, wife and husband duo Barrie and Chuck with their band Sea N' B, as well as soul sensation, Kay Kay.

Nicholas is the editor of Caribbean Beat and editor of The Caribbean Review of Books (CRB). He is also one of the administrators of the contemporary arts space Alice Yard and the Bocas Lit Fest (The Trinidad & Tobago Literary Festival). His reviews, essays, and poems have been published in various periodicals.