Blue Notes Jazz at Sea Sweepstakes

Blue Note Jazz at Sea Sweepstakes

The winner of the Blue Notes Jazz at Sea Sweepstakes will receive a transatlantic cruise on the Queen Mary 2 from New York to Southampton on the south coast of England.

Entertainment aboard the October 29 sailing includes jazz greats Natalie Cole, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge, Lionel Leuke, Marcus Strickland, Kendrick Scott and more. President of Blue Note Records Don Was, celebrated musician and Grammy® award-winning producer, will also be on board.

The Grand Prize winner and one guest will receive:

•7-night Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton on the October 29, 2015 sailing
•Roundtrip coach class air transportation
•One night hotel accommodations pre-cruise
•Onboard Balcony stateroom accommodations

On board the ship the winner will have accommodations for seven nights, eight days in one Balcony Category Stateroom, double occupancy, with dining in the Britannia Restaurant included.

For an additional fee the winner may choose from a variety of score excursions in both New York and England.

Sweepstakes Official Rules

Entries are limited to one per person and must be received by 9:59:59 P.M., July 25th, 2015 PST. To enter go to and follow the online instructions to complete the required fields of the entry form.

The sweepstakes is open only to persons twenty-one (21) years of age or older upon entering who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the contiguous forty-eight (48) United States (i.e., the United States excluding Alaska and Hawaii) or the District of Columbia (collectively, “Territory”) and not employees of Sponsor or Carnival plc, trading as Cunard Line; their parent, subsidiary, affiliated or successor companies; or the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively, “Entities”); nor members of their households or immediate families.

The winner will be chosen on or about July 27th, 2015, in a random drawing.

The Blue Note® Jazz at Sea Sweepstakes is sponsored by Capitol Records. This sweepstakes is managed by Capitol Records. Cunard involvement is solely limited to providing the Transatlantic Crossing Prize.

Kathy Stafford
Kathy Stafford

Kathy Stafford is a writer, publisher and editor. She was a contributing author to "Sasha Cohen Fire on Ice". She has been a contributing editor to several publications including, "Discover Balboa Park: A Complete Guide". Kathy was publisher and editor of "Skating Sketches", reporting on figure skating worldwide, for over ten years. She was a credentialed journalist as a figure skating specialist for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. She has covered international skating events in Switzerland, France, Finland, England, Canada and the United States with published articles in Canada, Japan, and the United States. Although she never accepted an assignment, she was on the list of approved Lonely Planet authors for three years. She is currently combining her love of travel, and her background as a writer and editor, as a publisher and author of travel related journalism. In addition, she blogs about her search for her family roots at

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