We’re excited to offer fans both old and new a diverse line up featuring some of smooth jazz’s most prolific artists; innovators who have really crafted this music genre over the last two and three decades...
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2011
Smooth Jazz New York is pleased to announce a stellar contemporary jazz line up for the 2011 Smooth Cruise Series. now in its 14th year aboard The Spirit of New York cruise ship.
This summer's roster includes ten shows featuring 14 of the world's greatest jazz acts in an intimate setting, every Wednesday evening from June 29th through August 31st with 2 Shows/sailings at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. The Smooth Cruises set sail from Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd St & West Side Highway) and cruise down the Hudson River, not only offering exceptional music but breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.
"We're excited to offer fans both old and new a diverse line up featuring some of smooth jazz's most prolific artists; innovators who have really crafted this music genre over the last two and three decades -- plus newcomers who have embraced the style in their own unique ways," says Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York.
June 29: Jonathan Butler
July 6: Bobby Caldwell
July 13: Spyro Gyra
July 20: Jazz Attack featuring Gerald Albright, Peter White, & Rick Braun
July 27: The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
August 3: Najee
August 10: Kirk Whalum & Jeff Golub
August 17: Norman Brown & Richard Elliot
August 24: Rachelle Ferrell
August 31: Pieces of a Dream
For more details, visit http://www.smoothjazznewyork.com. Because the Smooth Cruises sell out quickly, it is highly recommended that tickets be purchased early. Tickets are available at the $45 Early Bird Price now through May 1, 2011 and are on sale at the standard $55 price May 2 through the day of a particular show. (Please note that food and beverages are not included in the ticket price but may be ordered at time of purchase or onboard.) Tickets are ON SALE NOW at http://www.spiritofnewyork.com/New-York/smooth-cruises, or order by phone at (866) 211-3812.
About Smooth Jazz New York
Smooth Jazz New York, a subsidiary of Marquee Concerts, has produced the Smooth Cruises for the last 14 years. The organization produces and promotes New York's biggest and best Smooth Jazz shows and serves as the portal for live jazz shows in the New York Metropolitan area. Learn more at SmoothJazzNewYork.com.
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