Celebrated musicians scheduled for St Croix jazz festival November 15-18, 2007
PRESS RELEASE - 2007
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (August 20, 2007) ? Sultry sounds from trumpets, trombones, saxophones and pianos will waft through the evening air when the highly anticipated Blue Bay Jazz Fest makes its mark on St. Croix November 15-18, 2007, featuring an impressive lineup of talented local performers and celebrated musicians from the city where jazz was born: New Orleans.
On a main stage and several secondary stages located around St. Croix, the Jazz Fest will present afternoon and evening concerts with stellar acts, including alto saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr., trumpeter Christian Scott, vocalist Stephanie Jordan and the Jordan Family, pianist Henry Butler, Troy ¡°Trombone Shorty¡± Andrews, and The New Orleans Trumpet Summit featuring Kermit Ruffins, James Andrews, Marlon Jordan, Christian Scott and Troy Andrews. A festival sponsor, WWOZ 90.7 FM, New Orleans¡¯ Jazz and Heritage radio station, will broadcast live from the multi-day event.
In conjunction with the Jazz Fest, The Buccaneer, Divi Carina Bay, The Palms at Pelican Cove, Club St. Croix, Kings Alley Hotel and Carambola Hotel will offer a special four-night minimum stay package that includes a 25% discount on double-occupancy accommodations, a Taste & Treat Coupon Booklet valued at $1,600, and a $50 dinner coupon. The Jazz Fest package booking window is from September 1 to November 8, 2007 with travel valid from November 10 to 18, 2007, and is available through Cheap Caribbean at (800) 880-2177 or cheapcaribbean.com.
In addition to amazing live shows by jazz masters, the Jazz Fest will feature local foods, arts and crafts, dance troupes, Quelbe musical groups, stilt-dancing mocko jumbies and street entertainers all weekend long, as well as fundraising events, including a ¡°Hugo to Katrina¡± benefit cocktail party.