JENNIFER HUDSON FOR JAZZ FESTIVAL
The JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival will have its 14th staging in 2010. Starting on January 24 through to January 27 the Festival will feature a range of performances in major hotels in Montego Bay as well as Cornwall Beach and Blue Beat.
It will also host a performance at Dolphin Cove in Ocho Rios. The week of activities will culminate in three nights of spectacular performances (Jan 28-30) at the Aqueduct on Rose Hall. With the extension of the festival to one full week, JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival 2010 is expected to be the largest and best ever and is definitely not to be missed. For more information persons may visit the official website at www.jamaicajazzandblues.com.
While not revealing the entire line up for the event, Walter Elmore of TurnKey Productions did mention some names that were already confirmed. “We are happy to have just signed Jennifer Hudson for the 2010 Festival,” He boasted. “Jennifer has a magic that surrounds her and the Jamaican audience loves her. We feel she is an excellent addition to the lineup”.
Also on the bill will be Hall and Oats, Jon Secada, Monty Alexander, Roy Ayers, Third World, Billy Ocean, Joe Roy Jackson, Kelly Price, Tamia, Deborah Cox, Marion Hall, and the Max Klezmer Band, a polish Jazz band which the Government of Poland has kindly arranged for the event. Several Headliners are still to be confirmed.