12/09/2011Oasis Hotels & Resorts To Bring Back Cancun International Jazz Festival

“Oasis Jazz U Festival” To Take Place May 17 - 26, 2012

Oasis Hotels & Resorts is bringing back the Cancun International Jazz Festival, it was announced today by Paco Carrera, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Oasis Hotels & Resorts. Entitled the “Oasis Jazz U Festival,” the event will take place at the Grand Oasis Cancun, the all-inclusive entertainment resort, from May 17 to 26, 2012.

The Oasis Jazz U Festival will present performances by the most prestigious and world-renowned jazz artists who consistently top the Billboard charts from living legend Chick Corea (pictured above) to one of the hottest young artists today, Trombone Shorty. The program will encompass concerts by six principal jazz artists in addition to other performances throughout the Festival period. For a true jazz aficionado, there is simply no better place on earth to experience great jazz than while staying at one of the most comprehensive and picturesque resorts in the Mexican Caribbean.

The current schedule for the Oasis Jazz U Festival is as follows:

* May 17th - Trombone Shorty www.tromboneshorty.com

* May 18th - Dianne Reeves www.diannereeves.com

* May 19th - Chick Corea and Gary Burton www.chickcorea.com

* May 24th - Maceo Parker www.maceoparker.com

* May 25th - Brad Mehldau (www.bradmehldau.com

* May 26th - Diego “El Cigala” www.elcigala.com

For additional information on the Oasis Jazz U Festival, visit

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