Happy New Year! I’m excited to announce the official release of my new recording project “Bright Eyes” on the Paquito/Sunnyside label. On January 20th, the record debuted at #5 on the iTunes top 40 Jazz charts! I’m very proud of this project and I hope you enjoy listening. You can get the music here: iTunes…
The first review of my new album “Bright Eyes” is out! “Jazz steelpan is rare enough to be a novelty, but Victor Provost knows that novelty only goes so far—so he cultivates abilities to back it up. First and foremost, the D.C. pannist has a gift of the highest order for melody…”
Join us on tour to celebrate the Sunnyside/Paquito Records release of my new album, “Bright Eyes” OCT 19th: Blues Alley – Washington, DC OCT 20th: BLU Jazz+ – Akron, OH OCT 21st: James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy – Pittsburgh, PA OCT 22nd: Shanghai Jazz Restaurant & Bar – Madison, NJ OCT 23rd: 1220 N Mascher…
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be an Artist in Residence in several schools on St. Thomas and St. Croix, teaching private and small group lessons and leading ensembles. I’m looking forward to being back home in the Virgin Islands in the months of December, February, and May!
I’m excited to bring my quartet to the historic Harlem Jazz room at Minton’s! Alex Brown (p), Zach Brown (b), Billy Williams Jr. (dr), will join me as we continue to play music from our new “Bright Eyes” project and pay homage to the legends of bebop that revolutionized jazz there in the 1940s.
Having a great time at Jazz at Lincoln Center rehearsing with some truly incredible musicians!
With Alex Brown (piano), Zach Brown (bass), Billy Williams (drums)
In April I had the wonderful opportunity of working with students and faculty from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. This work culminated in a concert with TTU Steel Band I and Steel Band II ensembles, as well as jazz piano faculty Ben Haughland.
Since 2009 I’ve been a member of the 21st Century Band, co-founded by Ron Blake and Dion Parson. In February Dion’s United Jazz Foundation contracted the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to play at the Reichold Center for the Performing Arts in St. Thomas as part of their Caribbean/South American Tour and to cap off…
In spite of the sporadic rain showers, we had a great concert last night at the historic Fort Frederick. We’ll be on St. Thomas for the rest of the week conducting “Jazz for Young People” workshops.