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All That Jazz At Anguilla's Tranquility Jazz And Golf Festival, November 11-14, 2010

Tranquility: the state of being in a tranquil place; Relaxation: respite from the stress and strain of everyday living; Rejuvenation: the desire to “replenish the spirit”. Where can you truly find such peace and serenity? From November 11-14, 2010, one of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing annual musical traditions will present a repeat performance of mellow jazz rhythms set against the backdrop of Anguilla’s stunning sunsets, great ambiance and warm, embracing hospitality. And this year, the first annual Celebrity Golf Tournament will bring an added thrill to the Anguilla experience ~ All That’s Jazz.

The venue for the 2010 edition of the Anguilla Tranquility Jazz & Golf Festival is the award-winning Cuisinart Resort and Spa, located on stunning Rendezvous Bay. On Thursday, November 11th the festival kicks off with a performance by the critically acclaimed Carla Cook. Her song book is celebrated for including elements of Rhythm and Blues, European classical, Motown and Gospel, and she will bring all these influences to bear within her repertoire when, with signature style, she performs at the popular Dinner & Jazz Show.

The excitement builds on Friday, November 12th when multi-instrumentalist musician, songwriter, musical director and arranger Ronald Tulles brings his Caribbean roots to the Caribbean Jazz Night. British Dependency’s Ruel Richardson, Darius James and Johnathan ‘Shakes’ Warrington, will also take the stage as they fuse the past with the present and embrace the future through the island experiences which inspire their music. On Saturday, November 13th keyboardist Alex Bugnon will bring the energetic and romantic force of his contemporary jazz performance to the main stage. In 2009, Bugnon surpassed the great Dizzy Gillespie’s record of playing Washington, D.C.’s Blues Alley for 12 consecutive Thanksgivings with his own lucky 13th visit. He will share with his audience in Anguilla his chameleon skills as a straight ahead jazz piano leader and the soul of a sideman. Along with Bugnon’s headline performance, the Tranquility main stage will also welcome the Anguilla Jazz Ensemble.

The musical entertainment culminates on Sunday, November 14th with the ultimate Caribbean beach party as festival goers kick back with Johnno’s Jazz on The Beach at Sandy Ground. On Saturday, November 13th, it is time for Golf to take centre stage as U-Jamma Productions, along with The Anguilla Golf Association, Cap Juluca Hotel and the Temenos Golf Club, stage the island’s first annual Celebrity Golf tournament. Celebrity stars who will be playing their favorite sport include Anthony Anderson, star of NBC’s Emmy Award winning drama ‘Law and Order’, and Boris Kodjoe, star of the new NBC action/drama series, ‘Undercovers’. Participants may golf at Temenos for just US$150.00 per round. This also includes the Celebrity Cocktail reception, which will take place at the Club House after the tournament. Non-participants may attend the reception for a cover charge of US$75.00.

Travel packages are available to suit everyone’s needs:

CuisinArt Resort & Spa is offering travel packages for two, starting from US$2,025.00. Package includes: Five Days, Four Nights Beachfront Accommodations; Airport and Ferry Greeting; Full Breakfast served in Café Mediterraneo or Continental Breakfast in suite; Jazz Pass for two features; two fifty minute Spa Treatments; complimentary use of Fitness Center and Spa facilities; scheduled fitness classes; use of Tennis Courts and non-motorized watersports (rates do not include applicable taxes) For reservations and information call 800-943-3210 or visit

Cap Juluca is also offering an Anguilla Jazz & Golf Festival Package, which includes: Oceanfront accommodations for two on November 11, 12 & 13, 2010; Dinner for Two at either Pimms or Spice; Lunch for Two at Blue; Tickets for Two to the Anguilla Tranquility Jazz & Golf Festival; Special golf rate at Temenos Golf Course. (The package will be for Superior, Luxury and Junior Suites at $595, $795 and $895 respectively based on a three night minimum. Rounds of golf will be available (not included in the package price) at a rate of $150+ per round and only available for Cap Juluca guests who have purchased Jazz Fest tickets or the Jazz Fest package). For reservations and information call 888-858-5822 or visit

Malliouhana Hotel & Spa, “Tranquility Jazz & Golf Festival” Special - Stay in an elegant ocean view double room, experience extraordinary dining at our award –winning restaurant, soothing spa treatments in our state of the art spa, and enjoy the Tranquility Jazz and Golf Festival November 11- 14th, 2010. Special offer includes: Stay 4 Nights and pay for 3 Nights only; Complimentary tickets to all three Jazz events (max. 2 per room); 1 round of golf in the Celebrity Golf Tournament; Government tax and service charge. The cost of this package is: Ocean View Double Room US$ 1,836.00. Package is for single or double occupancy and requires a 50% deposit to secure booking. For these and other special offers, please visit our or contact reservations at 1-800-835-0796 for more information.

Paradise Cove Resort is offering 4 Nights Accommodations in a Studio Suite (max. two persons) for $1,600.00. Like Anguilla, Paradise Cove is a small and intimate place to escape for a relaxing holiday. Package includes: nightly accommodations; welcome cocktail, full breakfast daily; rental car daily (gas and insurance not included); tickets for 3 Jazz Concert Events; all applicable service charges and taxes. For reservations and information call 264-497-6603 or visit

Anguilla Great House Resort – Located on spectacular Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla Great House is offering their 2010 Jazz Festival Promotional Package. From November 11 – 14, 2010, for the rate of US$615.00, enjoy a 3 Night stay; full American breakfast; welcome drink upon arrival; tax and service charge – Double Occupancy Only (US$200.00 for each additional night). Book in advance and pay only US$100.00 for the 3 Jazz Festival Events. For rates and information call 264-497-6061, email or visit

Anacaona Boutique Hotel - Anacaona Boutique Hotel on Anguilla is a small, value-oriented hideaway a few paces from one of Anguilla’s most ravishing beaches. It has 27 air-conditioned rooms and suites, two swimming pools, a boutique, a massage center, free Wi-Fi and Internet , garden-poolside restaurant and bar, drinks and lunch service on the beach) and room rates that start at just $150 double most of the year. Anacaona Jazz & Golf Package, November 11 – 14, 2010: $1,100 Double Occupancy -- Package includes 4 nights Accommodations in a superior room, Government Taxes, Service Charge, Continental Breakfast daily and Tickets to the Jazz festival on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. (Golf is additional at $300.00 per person and includes 1 practice round and 1 tournament round of Golf). For Reservations and other packages call us 877-647-4736 or 264-497-6827 or email

Bird of Paradise Villa – Recently named one of the top 20 villas in the world, Bird of Paradise is offering 5 nights with exclusive use of the Villa for you and your guests; daily Continental breakfast; New Orleans style dinner prepared by Executive Chef; two rounds of golf at Temenos Course; two tickets for the Jazz Festival, at the rate of $9,950 (+ 10% tax and 10% service charge). For reservations and information call 414-791-9461 or visit

Ambia Bed & Breakfast is offering a three or more night stay during the Jazz Festival at the rate of $330 per night – includes full breakfast, one pass to the Festival and all taxes and gratuities. Ambia offers guests the ambiance of a bed and breakfast, the luxury of a hotel and the comfort of home. For reservations and information call 264-498-8686 or visit

Arawak Beach Inn is offering daily rates starting at $145 and a free car rental (rental commences morning after arrival) for attendees (minimum 3 night stay, double occupancy required), plus $5 per person, per day non-cumulative restaurant credit. Arawak Beach Inn offers a sand-between-your-toes getaway in a hassle free, casual atmosphere. For reservations and information call 877-427-2925 / 264-497-4888 or visit

Spyglass Hill Villa – An exquisite, rejuvenating private retreat poised on a ridge with stunning views of St. Martin, the offshore isles and yacht-dotted bay, 4 bedrooms (includes 2 masters), 4.5 baths; Infinity pool – indoor open-air courtyard; outdoor shower and Jacuzzi tubs in master suites; outdoor lounging and dining; modern kitchen with complimentary bar; gym with treadmill and elliptical. Exquisite indoor-outdoor living, great for relaxing and entertaining. Anguilla Jazz & Golf Villa Package includes: 4 nights stay* in your very own luxury private villa! One round of Golf per person on Greg Norman Championship 18 hole course; Two Nights Jazz Concert Tickets per person. *Customized Packages also available. For reservations/information call (264) 235-3666/(264) 497-3666; email or visit

Tickets can be purchased on line at the rate of $50 for each event; $75.00 for a Weekend Music Pass and $100.00 for an All Festival Music Pass. For more information visit To learn more about Anguilla, call the Anguilla Tourist Board at (877) 4ANGUILLA (US) or in Anguilla (264) 497-2759 or visit