The Anguilla Tourist Board has announced that the Tranquility Jazz Festival will take place November 9-13, 2005. In its third year,
the Tranquility Jazz Festival will bring together some of the most respected names in the jazz world today to perform at a selection of special venues across the island. The event is being produced by BET Event Productions, the production company owned by BET Jazz.
The lineup of confirmed artists to date include Marlena Shaw, Stefon Harris, David Sanchez, Claudia Acuna, Ravi Coltrane, Mulgrew Miller, Kenny Garrett, Nicholas Payton, Bossas & Ballards and a tribute to Jobin Getz.
“It is incredible how quickly the Tranquility Jazz Festival has evolved into a first rate event. Anguilla has the right formula to experience tranquil idyllic resorts, stunning beaches, great cuisine, and genuinely warm people. Add to that mix some legendary artists and talented musicians, and you have the Tranquility Jazz Festival - the ultimate event for jazz purists and jazz aficionados,” said Amelia Vanterpool-Kubisch, Anguilla’s Director of Tourism.
“This unique offering in a destination that is considered so very special has become an incredible asset to Anguilla and to BET Jazz. The increased investment in maintaining and growing this gem will only serve to strengthen Anguilla’s place in the Caribbean as an exclusive and very special vacation experience. We expect to use all of our resources to maintain this position,” said Cybelle Brown, Vice
President of Sales and Marketing for BET Jazz and BET Event Productions.