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Jazz Festival in November and Preview TV Show

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Its gonna be "Straight no chaser."

Excitement is building on the island and among the local, regional and international jazz aficionados as we approach the date for the staging of the 2nd Annual Tranquility Jazz Festival. BET Event Productions produce this event in liaison with the Anguilla Tourist Board. Please join Anguilla for an unforgettable Tranquility Jazz Festival November 10 –14, 2004!

This year you can look forward artists like Cyrus Chestnut Trio, Carla Cook, Carmen Lundy Trio, Gary Bartz, Mingus Dynasty Band, Ronald "Boo"Hinkson, Michael Boothman, Corinne "Sprocka" Richardson, Ray Barretto Sextet, Flora Purim & Airto Moreira and the Anguilla Jazz Ensemble.

The premier festival shows will be held at fitting spectacular locations such as the newly renovated Rumza (formerly L.A. Café), Scilly Cay, Cuisinart Resort & Spa and on the beach at Sandy Ground.

Here are some shots taken on the spot at last year's festival.

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For more information see www.anguillajazz.org or call 264-497-2759 or toll free: 800 221 6686. Tickets can be bought at www.ticketweb.com.

For accommodation check www.ahta.ai, www.hotels.ai, www.inns.ai or www.villas.ai, or call 1-877-LIBERTY.

Jazz Preview TV Show

The “Tranquility Jazz Preview Show” is scheduled to begin airplay on BET on Sunday September 19, 2004. The Show was produced on Anguilla by BET during the month of July 2004 and hosted by Leon Robinson and co-hosted by Vanessa John of Anguilla. The show celebrates the sounds of straight ahead jazz on Anguilla while exploring the different activities Anguilla has to offer as a vacation destination.

The air dates on BET JAZZ (Channel 46 on Anguilla Cable TV) are as follows:

September 19, 2004: Air time: 1:00pm
September 23, 2004: Air times: 12:00pm, 8:00pm, 1:00 am
September 26, 2004: Air times: 1:00pm, 6:00pm, 10:00 pm.
October 07, 2004: Air times: 12:00pm, 8:00pm, 1:00 am.
October 10, 2004: Air times: 1:00pm, 6:00pm, 10:00 pm
October 21, 2004: Air times: 12:00pm, 8:00pm, 1:00 am
October 24, 2004: Air times: 1:00pm, 6:00pm, 10:00 pm
Nov 07, 2004: Air times: 1:00pm, 6:00pm, 10:00 pm

Here are a couple of more photos from last year:

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Story by Janine Edwards

 Revised: 2004/10/5



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