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  • 1. 10 th Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival Report 2007 January 23-27, 2007, Rose Hall, Montego Bay
  • 2.
    • The main objectives of this survey were to determine;
      • if overseas patrons at the event are coming to Jamaica specifically for the event.
      • the level of satisfaction of all attendees to this event.
  • 3. Demographics- Visitors
    • Country of residence
    • The visitors for Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival were primarily from the:
      • USA (79%)
      • Canada (7%)
      • UK (8%)
      • and other countries (5%)
    • The visitors from the USA were broken down by regions. 42% of the USA visitors were from the South and Northern regions respectively.
    • Gender
    • 70% of the visitors were females and 30% males.
    • Age
    • The majority (51%) of the persons attending this year’s Jazz were aged 35- 49. Another (21%) were in the age group 50-64 years.
  • 4.
    • Parish
    • (42%) of the Jamaicans who attended Jazz were from Kingston and St. Andrew. Another (23%) were from St. James. These were the regions that had the highest number of attendees in 2006.
    • Gender
    • The majority of the patrons who attended Jazz were females (72%) And (28%) of patrons were males.
    • Age
    • As in 2006 the highest number of the patrons attending Jazz were between the ages of 25 – 49 years (76%). In 2007, (61%) were in this age group.
    Demographics- Jamaicans
  • 5. Is this your first visit to Jamaica?- Visitors
    • The majority (75%) of the persons interviewed at Jazz 2007 were repeat visitors to Jamaica. This a marginal decrease of 4% compared to 2006. First time visitors represented 20% of the respondents.
    n=502
  • 6. Is this the first time your attending Jazz- Visitors The repeat visitors to Jamaica were asked if it was the first time they were attending Jazz festival. 50% stated that it was their first time attending the festival. This is 28.6% down from 2006 survey. Repeat visitors to the festival represented 46% of those interviewed. This is an increase of 70.4% compared to 2006. n=377 n=502
  • 7. Is this the first time your attending Jazz -Jamaicans There were more repeat visitors than first time visitors to the festival in 2007. Repeat visit was (65%) of attendees to Jazz and 30 % indicated that it was their first time attending Jazz. n=251
  • 8. Do you think the festival has improved?-Visitors 46% of the repeat attendees to the festival thought the festival had improved. While 39% stated that they did not think the festival had improved. n=175
  • 9. Do you think the festival has improved?- Jamaicans The majority (60%) stated that they thought the festival had improved while 17% on the other hand stated that they have seen no improvement in the festival. n=165
  • 10. Did you come to Jamaica specifically for Jazz? The majority(71%) of the visitors indicated that they came to Jamaica specifically for Jazz, while 28% did not.
  • 11. Factors that influenced attendance The primary factor that influenced attendance to the festival was the line up of the performers (47%). This was the same factor that influenced close to 50% of the visitors in 2006. The coincidence of the festival and the time of their vacation influenced 19% of the visitors.
  • 12. What factors influenced you to attend this year? -Jamaicans The line up of performers was the primary factor that influenced the Jamaicans to attend this year’s Jazz and Blues Festival.
  • 13. How did you learn about the festival The visitors learned about the festival through various media. The primary medium through which they learned about the festival was through friends/ relatives (47%). The internet has increased it’s influenced moving from 13% of it’s share in 2006 to 18% in 2007. n=501
  • 14. How did you learn about the festival?-Jamaicans Television (32%) was the top medium through which Jamaicans learnt about the festival in 2007. This was followed by friends or relatives (22%) and radio (15%). These were the top three media through which patrons learned about the festival in 2006. n=251
  • 15. Overall, how do you rate this year’s Air Jamaica Jazz Festival The total of80% of the respondents gave Jazz an overall rating of excellent to good . It was given an excellent rating by 17%, a very good rating by 36% and a good rating by 27% of the visitors. In comparison to the 2006 festivals, an overwhelming majority (95%) of the visitors gave the Jazz festival an excellent to good rating.
  • 16. Overall, how do you rate this year’s Air Jamaica Jazz Festival Overall this year’s Jazz festival received favorable ratings from the Jamaican patrons. The majority 78% gave it an excellent to good rating. Compared to the 2006 festival 88% gave the Jazz festival an excellent to good rating. n=251
  • 17. Are you interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz Festival 48% of the respondents indicated there are very interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz Festival. Another 32% indicated that they were interested , 14% were somewhat interested and 4% were not at all interested . In 2006, more respondents indicated that they were very interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz Festival. This high percentage of very interested in 2006 could be a factor that resulted in the high percentage of repeat visitors in 2007. n=499
  • 18. Are you interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz 53% indicated that they were very interested and 35% were interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz Festival. In 2006 an overwhelming majority (75%) stated that they were very interested in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz Festival. Again t his high percentage of very interested persons in 2006 could be a factor that resulted in the high percentage of repeat attendees in 2007. n=251
  • 19.
    • Music/artiste
    • “ I love music”
    • “ line – up of artiste”
    • “ I enjoy live jazz music”
    • “ I like the genre of music showcased”
    • “ it is very entertaining”
    Reason for interested or disinterest in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz
    • Venue
    • “ spacious location”
    • “ fabulous venue”
    • Overall
    • “ always coming to jazz”
    • “ always have a good/great/enjoyable time”
    • Persons who were interested in attending the next Jazz festival cited the following reasons.-
  • 20.
    • Overall
    • Atmosphere usually good
    • Its always a pleasure
    • Calendar of things to do each year
    • It’s different from what we are use to
    • Entertaining , clean fun
    Reason for interested or disinterest in attending another Air Jamaica Jazz
    • Professional event
    • It keeps getting better
    • Just love outdoor music festival
    • Support things that highlight Jamaica
    • The ambience is excellent
  • 21.
    • Music/ artiste
    • Too much repeat artiste and reggae artiste
    • Poor line up, omit reggae and hip hop
    • Need some different artiste”
    • Persons who were disinterested in attending the next Jazz festival cited the following reasons.-
    • Venue/Parking
    • Don’t like the venue
    • Awful parking
    • Traffic was terrible
    • Overall
    • It’s too expensive
  • 22. How would you rate this year’s line-up of performers- Visitors 35% of the visitors gave this years line- up of performers a very good rating, while 31% gave it a good rating . A much smaller number gave it an excellent rating 14% compared to 43% in 2006.
  • 23. How would you rate this year’s line-up of performers- Jamaicans The 2007 line-up of performers were given an excellent to good rating by the majority (84%) of the Jamaican patrons. Overall more patrons in 2006 (93%) gave the line-up of the performers a more favorable rating than those in 2007. n=251
  • 24. Would you recommend the next Air Jamaica Jazz festival to family or friends- Visitors The majority (68%) of the visitors stated that they would definitely recommend the next Air Jamaica Jazz Festival to family or friends. n=499
  • 25. Would you recommend the next Air Jamaica Jazz festival to family or friends- Jamaicans An overwhelming majority (83%) of the Jamaican who attended Jazz in 2007 indicated that they would definitely recommend the next Air Jamaica Jazz Festival to family or friends. n=251
  • 26. Expenditure- visitors Average expenditure per person per night is US$187 Average length of stay was 5 nights 5.7 Miscellaneous Expenses 100 Total 32.1 Expense at jazz Shopping Transportation Food and beverage outside of accommodation Accommodation Distribution of Expenditure of visitors 10.6 8.4 10.8 32.3 %
  • 27.
    • The Jamaican who attended Jazz were asked how much altogether they spent for Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues the cost quoted included accommodation, transportation, food and beverage etc.
    • The average spent by those persons interviewed was JA $665.75. This cost did not include cost of tickets .
    Expenditure/ Statistics- Jamaicans J$665.75 Average spent per person per night excluding the cost of tickets 3 Size of party 2 Average number of nights spent at the event Averages Characteristics
  • 28.
    • Positive
    • The event was viewed as being –
        • Good/Excellent/Wonderful/Terrific
        • Had a good time
        • Enjoyed myself
        • Gets better every year
    Comments- Visitors
  • 29.
    • Negative
    • Problems associated with transport to and from venue
    • Poor parking facilities
    • Control patrons from blocking aisles
    • Too long set changes between acts
    • Dance hall artistes not appropriate for Jazz & Blues
    • 2006 line-up of performers were better
    • Poor bathroom facilities
    • Food too expensive
    • Venue not prepared for crowd
    • Festival ended too late at night
    Comments- Visitors
  • 30.
    • Recommendations
    • Improvement on transportation to and from venue
    • Better line-up or artistes
    • Better bathroom facilities and lighting
    • Provide seating
    • Reduce food prices
  • 31.
    • Positives
    • The event was viewed as being –
    • A very good event
    • Keep bringing more of the same
    • Excellent management of event
    • Layout is great
    • New location is much better, easy access to booths
    Comments- Jamaicans
  • 32.
    • Negatives
    • Bathroom facilities were not organized properly
    • Car park must be better prepared
    • Artistes line-up not so good
    • Band changes too long
    • Food costs are abnormally high
    • Food much too expensive
    • Have more Jazz headliners
    • It is too expensive and does not cater solely to Jazz lovers
    • Better seating arrangements
    Comments- Jamaicans
  • 33.
    • Suggested Artistes
    • Anita Baker
    • Eric Benet,
    • Kenny Lattimore
    • Toni Braxton
    • Beres Hammond
    • Diana Ross
    • Celine Dion
    • Kenny G
    • Lionel Richie