Sunday, May 7, 2017

Ready to Escape and Give Life a Break? Book Yourself to the Barbados Jazz Excursion Oct 6-8, 2017

4th Annual
Enjoy a Columbus Day 
Weekend escape of great 
jazz and fun on the beautiful
Caribbean island of Barbados!

A weekend of jazz & fun with 
Norman Brown, Jeanette Harris,
Julian Vaughn, Will Downing,
Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson, 
and hosted by Elan Trotman!
A vacation of island excursions, 
concerts, golfing and fun at on the
island's beautiful beach resorts.

Package rates start at only $457 per person.
Includes 3 nights hotel w/ breakfast daily, VIP Concert 
seating & more. (Airfare not included) $150 Deposit to 
secure your spot. Payment plans available.



Renowned Jazz artist and Barbados native, Elan Trotman, showcases and shares the culture of his homeland at his annual Barbados Jazz Excursion, slated to take place on the Caribbean island for the fourth time in October over Columbus Day Weekend (October 6-9, 2017). The saxman performs and hosts the music festival and golf tournament that benefits his nonprofit Never Lose Your Drive Foundation and the Head Start Music Program in Barbados. Slated to perform this year are R&B and contemporary jazz mainstays Will Downing, Norman Brown, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson, Jeanette Harris and Julian Vaughn as well as the Queen of Soca, Alison Hinds.

“I’m so honored to say that I’m from Barbados – an island with some of the most beautiful people, amazing beaches and rich culture,” stated Trotman. “What better way to tell the world about this hidden gem, than to take them there to experience a weekend in island paradise. In addition to our all-star line-up of artists, we’ve put together some amazing attractions for travelers to enjoy during their stay on the island.”

Hand crafted itineraries for the October Jazz Excursion come complete with accommodations at Barbados’ world-famous Beach Resorts, Crane Resort, Ocean Two or Bridgetown Hilton, and include daily breakfast, airport transfers, VIP concert seating to all performances and pre-show meet & greets with attending artists. Unique excursions are boasted throughout with island adventures including island safari tours, sunset cruises, Atlantis submarine expeditions, Harrison’s Cave and more. The Sunday golf tournament at Apes Hill Club will not only benefit local charities, but also be a round of golf to remember for a lifetime. 

Whether relaxing at one of the island’s most famous beaches or heading out on a new adventure, travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind experience need look no further than Elan’s Jazz Excursion - taking guests on a VIP tour of the beat of Barbados. For additional information on the island of Barbados, please visit

Barbados Jazz Excursion Webpage
Barbados Jazz Excursion Twitter

AAIC Luxury Travel
Karen Scantlebury
617-491- 0211 Ext. 2

Jazzfest Travel
Debbie Pinsky

Excuisite Vacations Travel
Andrea Williams

About Barbados: 
The island of Barbados offers the most authentic Caribbean experience with its exceptionally rich culture and history rooted in remarkable landscapes.  Rated as one of the world’s sexiest beaches in 2008 by; Barbados’ Crane Beach in St. Philip stands as a premier destination for travelers.  Barbados is also the first Zagat-rated Caribbean island and is known as the culinary capital of the Caribbean. Barbados has hosted several world class events including: The annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival; the 2006 PGA World Golf Championships-Barbados World Cup, the ICC Cricket World Cup Finals in 2007, the Sentebale Charity Polo match with Prince Harry of Wales in 2010, and the ICC Twenty20 Cricket Finals for 2010, and the Rihanna LOUD concert in 2012. Accommodations range from picturesque plantation houses and villas, to quaint bed and breakfasts and award-winning, five-star resorts. Grantley Adams International Airport offers even more non-stop and direct service from a growing number of U.S., making Barbados the true gateway to the Eastern Caribbean.  Barbados was voted eighth in the World by Trip Advisor’s "2008 Travelers' Choice Destination Awards" in its Top 100 Destinations category.  For more information on travel to Barbados, visit , follow on Facebook at, via Twitter @Barbados. 
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