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The Premier Caribbean Jazz festival in the Islands

World-class regional and local talent in a relaxed jazz picnic ambience combine to create the ultimate jazz experience. "Come for the lime…Discover the music!" continues to resonate as a stamp of approval as patrons will again be entertained by some of the best talent in the industry.

In 2019, the cast of regional artists are Cuban pianist and singer Janysett McPherson celebrating the Latin American influence in the jazz; contemporary jazz guitarist and Caribbean jazz icon Ronald 'Boo' Hinkson from St Lucia; steelpan jazz virtuoso Leon Foster Thomas from Trinidad and Tobago along with local supporting acts, the EFX The Band (Emile Fortune Xperiment) and the Holistic Music School Orchestra. Exocubs Steel Orchestra will play on the Greens for arriving patrons. This mix of Creole and contemporary jazz, smooth jazz and sonic improvised experiments that utilise the best of local music and original music creates an atmosphere that complements the experience of a jazz picnic with opportunities for music and merchandise purchase, for food and beverage product and service executions and for fun.

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About JAOTG

What is JAOTG?
Sponsors and Partners
Media
Schedule
FAQs
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What is JAOTG? Why you have to come?

Jazz Artists on the Greens™ is the signal event that begins a jazz season in the Caribbean preceding St. Lucia and Tobago by days and weeks, and allowing us to hear the possibilities of jazz transformed from the American response to the blues with improvisation into a renewed inversion of Caribbean rhythms on improvised melodies. It is a large festival-styled jazz concert event that was initiated in June 2003. Leaning towards the Caribbean Jazz idiom for inspiration, the objective was to expose as many new patrons and young musicians as possible to Jazz, in an informal setting that could help remove much of the mystique that seemed to surround the genre. "Come for the lime…Discover the music."

Official Sponsors and Partners

PRODUCTION ONE LTD offers your organization an opportunity to partner with us in our presentation of the country's premier, open-air Caribbean Jazz concert and to benefit from the synergies to be obtained through an alignment with us. For more information, email jaotg@productiononeltd.com
Corporate and public institutions contribute annually to partner with, to sponsor and to subsidise this event. The producers of Jazz Artists on the Greens™ 2019 acknowledge the following: (swipe to see):

Media

Media Releases
  1. "As soon as the 2019 Carnival season ends on Ash Wednesday, the urgency of the short jazz season begins in the islands. Jazz Artists on the Greens™ 2019 (JAOTG) returns to be the landmark event of the season on April 6, 2019 with its seventeenth edition of the largest Caribbean jazz event in the islands..." Read More

  2. "After a successful 2018 season, Jazz Artists on the Greens™ (JAOTG) returns in 2019 for its 17th edition on April 6 at WASA Grounds, renamed "The Greens at Farm Road, St Joseph," planning for more success. In the landscape of jazz festivals and event in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean, JAOTG continues its mandate to make jazz, Caribbean jazz a bigger draw for audiences in search of live entertainment options..." Read More

Schedule

April 6, 2019 Come early, Stay long!*
*Time and order subject to change

FAQs

How does one get to JAOTG?

Directions and Location

The event is again being hosted at the spacious accommodation at the bucolic Greens at Farm Road, St. Joseph. This well-lit, secure facility also offers adequate off-the-road parking for patrons' vehicles. Click here to see a map of The Greens at Farm Road, St. Joseph and to get directions.

What should one bring to JAOTG?

Dos and Don'ts

We always encourage patrons to walk with their blankets, their chairs, their picnic baskets, and a great attitude for music. Come for the Lime...Discover the Music! For a list of what to bring & what to leave home, click here.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements?

Are you who you say you are?

You would need ID if you purchased your ticket online. There is no age minimum for the event. It is family-friendly

Archives

Making its debut in 2003, Jazz Artists on the Greens™ (JAOTG) is an annual one-day jazz festival created and produced by Production One Ltd as a celebration of jazz, evolving over the years to feature World Fusion focusing on Caribbean jazz and pan jazz. Highlighting and featuring musicians from Trinidad and Tobago, the region and the diaspora, the event has grown to a limited national and regional prominence with noted recognition via traditional media, international niche websites and social media.

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Get your tickets now!

Tickets for Jazz Artists on the Greens™ 2019: The 17th Edition are available NOW for only TT$350 (US$60.00) online, at ALL NLCB Lotto/Via outlets and at selected ticket outlets below.