Earlier this month (March 1-3) the Traveling Guitar Foundation, along with Van Taylor Productions and the Jaris Reed Group conducted music and film workshops for secondary school students in Antigua. The programs were sponsored by BulLion Entertainment in conjunction with the Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari Festival series.
Soul/blues/rock guitarist Derek McKeith and his Trio opened the second show of the festival at Antigua’s Shirley Heights Lookout – outdoor venue. McKeith (Director, West Coast School Programs, Traveling Guitar Foundation) also hosted the musicians’ workshop for secondary school students, along with Tim Webb, Van Taylor, and Anre’ DaCosta (Director of Business Development, TGF), The program included a presentation of brand new acoustic and electric guitars to four schools. The instruments were donated by TGF Founder Damon Marks, Schecter Guitars and BulLion Entertainment.
For more information, please check out links below.
Next stops – Naniki Caribbean Jazz Safari:
St. Vincent (June)
Concert review – (Derek McKeith)
Antigua Daily Observer article
“Thrilling Caribbean Jazz Festival Moves