Jazz under the stars

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, jazz lovers gathered in the gardens of the newly rebuilt NH Haiti El Rancho Hotel for another installment of the 8th edition of Haiti Jazz Festival. The event was well received by the many guests who came to hear the sounds of musicians Daniel Schenker, from Switzerland, Lionel Loueke from Benin, and Réginald Policard from Haiti.

Le Nouvelliste
Par Le Nouvelliste
23 janv. 2014 | Lecture : 2 min.
Throughout the night, guests were privy to three different interpretations of jazz as they sat in the dimly-lit garden. The show opened with Swiss jazz musician Daniel Schenker and his acoustic quartet who wowed and serenaded the large crowd with their slow melodic tunes that soothed and serenaded the soul. Next to perform was Haiti’s own pianist Réginald Policard, who brought jazz to a whole new creative level. Known to take traditional tunes and modernize them, he revisited the musical themes jazz, fusing it with the sounds and rhythms of Kom

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