Trinidad & Tobago Steel Pan & Jazz Festival
|Country and Region||Trinidad and Tobago —|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Port of Spain; San Fernando; St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Festival Contact Information|
The Trinidad and Tobago Steelpan and Jazz Festival presents a unique pot pourri of musical influences through the central themes of the steelpan instrument and jazz genre. A modern display of rudimentary crafts—steelpan making and jazz performance—the Festival takes you on a global musical tour through the expressions of full orchestras, to smaller steel ensembles and avant-garde crossover artistes. Jazz legends journey to T&T; to indulge their artistic palates in the birthplace of the steelpan which results in a musical conversation between two unique artistic expressions.
|Festival Dates||October 16, 24 - 29, 2011|