‘Boo’ Hinkson Heads Cast At Big Chef Jazz

Ronald “Boo “ Hinkson

BIG Chef Steakhouse and Tapas on the Bay are preparing a special celebration to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival

Located in the heart of Rodney Bay, known for perfectly cooked Angus Beef, crisp salads, succulent local fish and seafood, a chic and comfortable lounge bar with killer cocktails and a top class wine list, Big Chef Steakhouse has partnered with renowned Saint Lucian guitarist Ronald “Boo” Hinkson on this occasion. Experience seven blissful evenings of intimate dining and concert experiences from Wednesday May 4 to Wednesday May 11.

Dubbed “Boo, Jazz and Big Chef”, the week-long events will feature Boo and other notable musicians at their very best. Friends joining him on this occasion include American Professor Roger Eckers on Saxophone & Flute and some of Saint Lucia’s most exceptional Jazz Musicians: Emerson Nurse on Piano, Clarence Joseph on Trumpet, Hilary Lewis on Trombone, and vocalist Werner “Semi” Francis. Also in concert at Big Chef is accomplished Saint Lucian pianist, Richard Payne and Jazz Ensemble Rupert Lay Trio.

Revered for incorporating traditional bite-sized tapas with Saint Lucian and Caribbean influences, fine wines, sangrias and other pitcher drinks, Tapas on the Bay will host the inaugural “Voices on the bay”. A Boo Hinkson production coordinated by Dupes Did It Music’s Jonelle James, the funky Spanish style setting on the Rodney Bay waterfront, will showcase some of Saint Lucia’s finest rising stars. Experience unrivaled performances from JessyLeonce, Aiyah, Sherwinn Dupes Brice, Shayne Ross, Kiz, Chocolate Berthier, ChristalValere, Michael Robinson all accompanied by O’Neal Joseph and the PULSE Band. Creating this one of a kind experience on this ocassion is truly an honour as Boo is of the firm belief that the youth must be given opportunities and exposure on the right platforms. Always a musical treat Deredee Williams with Hilary Lewis on Trombone will take the stage on Thursday May 5.


May 4 2016 – Tapas on the bay
JessyLeonce, Aiyah, Shayne Ross, Sherwinn Dupes Brice
May 4 – Big Chef Steakhouse
Richard Payne on piano
May 5– Tapas on the bay
Derede Williams with Hilary Lewis on Trombone
May 6 – Big Chef Steakhouse
Ronald Boo Hinkson&Friends : Roger Eckers on Saxophone & Flute, Clarence Joseph on Trumpet, Hilary Lewis on Trombone, Emerson Nurse on Piano
May 7 – Big Chef Steakhouse
Ronald “Boo “ Hinkson Friends: Werner “Semi” Francis on vocals
May 9 – Big Chef Steak House
Richard Payne on Piano
May 10 –Big Chef Steakhouse
Rupert Lay & Trio
May 11 – Tapas on the Bay Voices on the Bay
Kiz, ChristalValere, Chocolate Berthier, Michael Robinson

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