New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2013
Smooth Jazz New York is pleased to announce a star-studded contemporary jazz line up for the 2013 Smooth Cruise Series, now in its 16th year aboard The Spirit of New York cruise ship.
This summer’s roster includes 10 shows featuring 16 of the world’s greatest contemporary jazz acts in an intimate setting, Wednesday evenings from June 26th through August 28 with 2 shows/sailings at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. The Smooth Cruises set sail from Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd Street & West Side Highway) and cruise down the Hudson, not only offering exceptional music but breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline as well.
“We’re pleased to continue our annual tradition of presenting the world’s best contemporary jazz out on New York City’s scenic Hudson harbor. Veteran smooth jazz lovers as well as new fans will appreciate this year’s dynamic line up, blending the hottest jazz favorites with crossover artists in pop and adult contemporary for what will be some amazing, high energy shows,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York.
June 26: BWB – Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown
July 3: Gerald Albright & Alex Bugnon
July 10: Regina Belle
July 17: Soul of Summer - Jonathan Butler, Sheila E. & Elan Trotman
July 24: Peter White & Mindi Abair
July 31: Najee
August 7: Freddie Jackson
August 14: Spyro Gyra
August 21: Rachelle Ferrell
August 28: Phil Perry
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.smoothjazznewyork.com. Tickets are ON SALE NOW online or by phone. Standard tickets are $59.50. Check the Smooth Jazz New York web site for Super Early Bird and Early Bird ticket deals on select shows. Because the Smooth Cruises sell out quickly, it is highly recommended that tickets be purchased early.
About Smooth Jazz New York
Smooth Jazz New York, a subsidiary of Marquee Concerts, has produced the Smooth Cruises for the last 16 summer seasons. 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 http://www.smoothjazznewyork.com.