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Jazz Picks: Reginald Cyntje plays two shows at Beyu Caffe in Durham

Reginald Cyntje (born in Roseau Dominica and raised on St. Thomas) is an award-winning musician, composer, producer and educator. Active in the Washington, D.C., music scene, Cyntje leads his own groups and works as a sideman in numerous bands. NPR raved that, “He plays jazz with a Caribbean accent, where hard bop vocabulary meets reggae and calypso rhythms.” Cyntje and his band come to Durham Saturday for a night of jazz at Beyu Caffe.

Two shows – 8 and 10 p.m. – $12.50 each. More info and tickets at beyucaffe.com.

Other highlights

  • On Friday, the Ernest Turner Trio plays at Sharp Nine Gallery in Durham. Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. Info: durhamjazzworkshop.org.
  • Marcus Anderson and Elan Trotman play at Beyu Caffe on Sunday. Tickets for the 3:30 p.m. show are $25. Info: beyucaffe.com.
  • Also Sunday, catch Dusk Til Durham: Jazz, Hip Hop & Sunsets With The Beast at The Durham Hotel. Free music lasts 5:30-8 p.m. Info: thedurham.com.
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