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The Smooth Cruises Return for Summer 2015!

Wednesday, June 24th catch the first Smooth Cruise of the 2015 season with Grammy nominee and Soul Train Award winner sax man Boney James aboard the stunning Hornblower Infinity as you sail the Hudson and take in the sights of New York Harbor.

The Hornblower Infinity matches the uniqueness of New York — and the Smooth Cruises! The open bow, covered sky deck and over-sized windows provide endless opportunities to enjoy the countless sites in NY Harbor as guests kick back with the best jazz artists in the business. Guests will enjoy the world’s finest contemporary jazz on climate controlled interior decks with multiple dance floors, and can take in the sights outdoors on spacious exterior sun-decks.

THE 2015 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

June 24: Boney James

July 15: Norman Brown & Marion Meadows

July 22: Peter White & Richard Elliot

July 29: Gerald Albright & Mindi Abair

Aug 5: Dave Koz & Rick Braun with Special Guest Kenny Lattimore

Aug 12: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon

Aug 19: Najee

Aug 26: Rachelle Ferrell

Sept 2: Freddie Jackson

Cruises depart promptly at 6:30pm and 9:30pm. (Boarding begins: approx. 5:30pm & 9pm)

Hudson River Park, Pier 40, 353 West St, New York, NY 10014

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Dave Koz Ultimate Caribbean cruise embarks from San Juan, Puerto Rico with ports of call in Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries, St Lucia; St Johns, Antigua; Philipsburg, St Maarten; and St Croix, US Virgin Islands; February 21-28, 2016.

Featured Performers: Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, Euge Groove, Larry Graham, Kenny Lattimore, Michael Lington, Keiko Matsui, Kirk Whalum, Peter White, comedian George Wallace and others to be announced.

Guest Artists: Vincent Ingala, Elan Trotman, Ariana Savalas, The LA Collective with Greg Manning, Tony Moore and Darryl Williams. Get on the wait-list!

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Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc. in partnership with M-NCPPC Parks and Recreation is returning to the heart of beautiful Lake Arbor in Mitchellville, MD for the 6th Annual festival. Join them for a day and evening of contemporary and traditional jazz music featuring some of Washington, DC’s finest jazz and R&B groups.

Enjoy delicious food from a variety of food vendors, and arts and crafts merchandise from an array of vendors offering jewelry, clothing, books and more.

This year the festival will kick off with the Thursday Evening Jazzy Jam Session and the Summer White Affair and Jazz Concert at Matins Camelot in Upper Marlboro, MD. New to the festival line up of events this year is the Lake Arbor Jazz All-Star Sunday Brunch Cruise on the National Elite Yacht leaving from National Harbor! Join us and many of Lake Arbor Jazz Festival musicians for an all-star event on the Potomac!

JAZZY PRE-FESTIVAL JAM – THURSDAY, JULY 9TH

Stonefish Grill, New Carrollton, MD
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
with Mr. Marcus Young and Friends

VIP SUMMER AFFAIR – FRIDAY, JULY 10TH

Martins Camelot, Upper Marlboro, MD
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
with The Sax Pack

FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, JULY 11TH

Lake Arbor Community Center, Mitchellville, MD
12:00 Noon – 8:00 PM
with Eric Darius, Four 80 East – Featuring Matt Marshak, Jeff Bradshaw, and many more.

FESTIVAL AFTER PARTY & JAM SESSION – SATURDAY, JULY 11TH

Stonefish Grill, New Carrollton, MD
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
with Phase II

ALL-STAR SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH CRUISE – SUNDAY, JULY 12TH

National Elite Private Yacht, National Harbor,MD
12:00 Noon – 3:00 PM
with Secret Society

MENTORING THROUGH MUSIC WORKSHOP – SATURDAY, JULY 11TH

Free Music workshop for aspiring high school and college musicians conducted by Professor Walter Beasley.

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Charm City Jazz Presents A Moonlight Jazz & Party Cruise

A Grown & Sophisticated Party On The Water with Spirit Cruises Baltimore

Live Entertainment by Fahrenheit

1-800-695-2628 / http://www.spiritcrusies.com

Tickets Only $59 (Includes Hot Buffet & Concert)

For more information call 443-858-9781

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Boarding 9:30pm / Returning 1:00am

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The Smooth Jazz Cruise has forever been known as The Greatest Party at Sea!

Why? Because it is simply the most fun that you can have on a cruise. The cruise is also famous for bringing together the top names in jazz in the world. The Smooth Jazz Cruise ’16 will forever be known as the pinnacle of jazz performances, for there has never been a cruise, festival or concert that can boast the following superstar lineup:

Hosts: Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Boney James

Special Event Hosts: Brian Culbertson & Candy Dulfer

Special Guest: George Benson

Artists: Peabo Bryson, Jonathan Butler & Richard Elliot

Cruise Hosts: Alonzo Bodden & Dane Butcher

Music Director: Brian Simpson

Party Band: DW3

Musicians: Andre Berry, Randy Jacobs, Nate Phillips, Dwight Sills, Ron Reinhardt, Ramon Yslas, Herman Jackson, Gerey Johnson, Arlington Jones, Nathaniel Kearney Jr, Khari Parker, Third Richardson & Jay Williams.

Cruise 16.1 embarks from Fort Lauderdale, with ports of call in Half Moon Cay, Bahamas;
Georgetown, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico; and Key
West, Florida from January 10-17, 2016.

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The 9th annual Capital Jazz SuperCruise will be sailing October 24-November 1, 2015!

The Capital Jazz SuperCruise is a full-ship charter music and entertainment cruise held each fall. Our “jazz cruise with soul” features concerts, parties, jam sessions, workshops, games, and much more. The 2015 Capital Jazz SuperCruise will be held on the Carnival Liberty cruise ship, embarks from San Juan, Puerto Rico with ports of call in Barbados, Martinique, Grenada and Tobago from October 24 – November 1, 2015.

Line-up includes: George Benson, Musiq Soulchild, Maysa, Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, Kenny Lattimore, Keiko Matsui, Walter Beasley, Gretchen Parlato, Eric Roberson, Rachelle Ferrell, Raul Midón, Joe, Joey Sommerville, Bobby Caldwell, Floetry, Step Afrika!, comedian Michael Colyar, plus a special performance by Chaka Khan.

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2015 Dinner Cruise boards at 6:30pm

Dinner and music abroad the Solaris.

Cruise departs promptly at 7:00 pm and will return to the dock at 10:00 pm.

The show is scheduled to be held on the open air deck on the top level of the boat, with a backup plan of an indoor first level show in the event of inclement weather.
Please be sure to bring a sweater or coat if you tend to chill easily.

Boarding ramp is steep and there are stairs leading to the upper decks,ladies, we encourage low heels or flats for your shoe selection.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – 6:30 pm

Lighthouse Marina, 5325 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, Florida 32408