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Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Tickets For Historic Online Sale – January 24-26, 2008, Jamaica

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CaribPR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY Dec. 7, 2007: Fans anxious to see eight-time Grammy Award winner, Anita Baker; two-time Grammy winner Jill Scott; legendary singer, Diana Ross; revered ‘Caribbean Queen’ singer, Billy Ocean in one destination will be able to get tickets for the first time on the Internet.

History will be made on Monday, Dec. 10 when for the very first time in the 11 years of the Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival, tickets will be sold on the Internet at the event’s home page: http://www.airjamaicajazzandblues.com/08/.

Walter Elmore of Turn Key Productions, executive producer of the Caribbean’s hottest festival, says the decision was taken given the overwhelming request by overseas fans for tickets to the festival. In recent days fans have emailed and called increasingly on tickets after obtaining festival information surfing online.

But the executive producer is reminding fans that tickets will only be sold for a limited time to the January 24-26, 2008 event and is urging all to ensure they snap up tickets early.

Only a restricted number of tickets will be sold for the venue at the Aqueduct in Montego Bay this year, added Elmore, while insisting he is more concerned about the comfort level of jazz fest patrons than simply selling tickets.For now, Ross, Baker, Ocean and Scott are creating a jazz fervor all of their own. Other artists slated to perform are Ryan Shaw, an exciting new artiste whose music is described as “new school meets old school,” Jessica Yap; Yerba Buena, Taj Mahall, pianist Marjorie Whylie and 13-year-old songstress Nikki.

The Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, since its introduction in 1996, has attracted thousands of patrons from the USA, Europe, the Caribbean and Jamaica. International artistes that have performed at the festival include Alicia Keys, Kenny Rogers, Norah Jones, Julio Iglesias, Roberta Flack, Lou Rawls, Dionne Warwick, India Arie, Nancy Wilson, Earth Wind and Fire, Kenny G., Michael McDonald, Gladys Knight, Kool & the Gang, Al Jarreau,Branford Marsalis, Brian McKnight Harry Belafonte, Babyface, Stephanie Mills, George Benson, Erykah Badu, Gladys Knight, Michael Bolton, and many more. And to bring the Jamaican flavor, well-known names such as Ziggy Marley, Morgan Heritage, Third World, Toots Hibbert, Shaggy, Sean Paul Maxi Priest, Beres Hammond, Monty Alexander, Ritchie Stephens and many other Jamaican talents have made their mark on the Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues stage.

In addition to its main objective of world-class musical entertainment, the festival prides itself on introducing many local and foreign talents to the world through its “Art of Music” initiative, which seeks out and showcases new talent to an audience to which they would not otherwise have been able to reach.

Over the years the Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival has sought to creatively partner with companies that wish to associate themselves with a high quality event and it has been fortunate to have garnered strong support from various corporate and government agencies.

This year the festival is being presented by key title sponsor, Olint along with support from Air Jamaica, the Jamaica Tourist Board, Scotiabank, Oasis Bottled Water, Viva Sparkling Water, Audi, Vitamalt, Power and Charmin.

For more information log on to AirJamaicajazzandblues.com or call Air Jamaica Vacations at 1-800-LoveBird to make travel plans today.



MEDIA CONTACT – International:

Felicia Persaud CaribPR [email protected] 718-476-3616

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