Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival 2008 to Host an Inspiring Performance of the Prodigy Jessy Cook for the First Time in Dubai!


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Adherent of rumba flamenco, Cook is to bring a dazzling stings performance to Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival enthusiastic audience of this year with admirable energy and skill.

Chillout Productions is proud to have the virtuoso flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook performing on the night of February 28th, 2008 at Dubai Media City Outdoor Amphitheater. Jesse Cook has explored the limits of popular music, breaking new ground with each successive recording. With a unique style of blending African percussion, Cajun accordion, classical cello and pop vocals with the rumba flamenco style Cook has emerged exciting and original fusion feel in addition to a trademark groove-oriented flamenco style, adding dashes of Middle Eastern flavor, Latin forms of samba, jazz, and dreamy, atmospheric color. Nominated for “Guitarist of The Year" by The Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards Committee, with a selling record of more than one million albums worldwide and the Juno Award in 2000 for his album Free Fall, Cook has achieved a brilliant count in the world of music fame. Cook is a superior guitarist, and his fleet-fingered leads are in the spotlight throughout, however he is more than just a technician. With his rich swirl of Mediterranean influences and propulsive rhythms, Cook aims to please audiences with energy and charged interactions. The audience is to ecstatically witness a magnificent performance from this versatile performer due to his unique instrument delivery, combined with his creative fusion of diverse musical genres, which contributed to his success as a recording artist.

“Throughout a path during which it has produced successful events with the mostly renown to be Dubai International Jazz Festival, Chillout Productions is continuously committed to bring together the greatest panel of international artists to all fans ready to swing and swoon"! Said Anthony Younes Managing Director of Chillout Productions

“Frontiers" was the latest release of Cook who was he major music composer and producer in 2007.

Additional artists are to be featured in a compelling performance creating endless stream of clapping, whoops, and shouts. This night is expected to be highly dynamic and electrifying

Tickets are to be available starting January 15th, 2008 at all Virgin Megastores, Hallmark, Spinneys and online from beginning of January 2008 on www.boxofficeme.com and www.timeouttickets.com.


About Chillout Productions: Chillout Productions, founders, and organizers of the Dubai International Jazz Festival won “What's On" award for “The Best Festival" for two consecutive years 2006 & 2007.

Dubai International Jazz Festival has grown and became an annual entertainment icon in the UAE and the whole region, drawing fans from all across the UAE, GCC and around the world. Attendance in 2006 topped 21,500, and 25,000 in 2007 with an expected attendance of more than 30,000 music lovers for the 2008 edition. Each year, the Festival presents more than 120 artists featuring a diverse and international lineup of legendary Grammy award-winning artists and critically acclaimed jazz and contemporary groups

Skywards Dubai International Jazz Festival showcases an incredibly diverse array of music styles to gratify the different tastes of large audiences, featuring 12 internationally recognized recording artists and legends of Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock, R&B, Hip Hop, reggae, ethnic, gospel and Latin Music over a period of three consecutive nights.

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of the Dubai International Jazz Festival is the audience: undoubtedly the classiest crowd of any musical event in our city with more CEOs, Chairmen, MDs and GMs per square foot than any business district in town.

For more information please contact:
Rania Hamadeh
Marketing & Communication Manager
Chillout Productions
Mob : +971 50 6588503
Tel : +971 4 391 1196
E-mail : [email protected]

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