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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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The 3-day Capital Jazz Fest lineup is:

Friday, June 05, 2015 – 6:30 – noon

PAVILION STAGE – Hosted by Tony Richards – Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, India Arie, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring Moonchild.

Saturday, June 06, 2015 – 12:00 – noon

PAVILION STAGE – Hosted by Tony Richards – Boney James, Roy Ayers, Vocalist Patti Austin, Earl Klugh, Najee, Harvey Mason, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring vocalist Carol Riddick.

SYMPHONY WOODS STAGE – Hosted by Cayman Kelly, George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Chrisette Michele, Ruben Studdard, Deborah Cox, Rahsaan Patterson, The Rebirth.

Sunday, June 07, 2015 – 12:00 – noon

PAVILION STAGE (contemporary jazz and adult contemporary) — Hosted by Tony Richards – Kenny G, Jonathan Butler, Vocalist Michael McDonald, Naturally 7, Nick Colionne, Vocalist José James, Catch A Rising Star showcase featuring James Lloyd (of Pieces of a Dream).

SYMPHONY WOODS STAGE – Hosted by Cayman Kelly – Eric Benét, Meshell Ndegeocello, Morris Day & The Time, Johnny Gill, Amel Larrieux, Atlantic Starr.

Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044

SJC2016

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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A day filled with “Love, Jazz & Romance” features two impeccable smooth jazz artists: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon. Whether playing dazzling chords on the guitar or belting out sweet vocals, Jonathan Butler remains a captivating and powerful performer, pouring his heart into selections from his immense catalogue. Jazz pianist extraordinaire Alex Bugnon has been a prolific and energetic force on the contemporary music scene for more than two decades. A renowned musician/composer, Bugnon hales from the picturesque town of Montreux, Switzerland, site of the world famous Jazz Festival. Don’t miss this epic explosion of smooth jazz. Add the JAZZ BRUNCH, which starts at 1:00pm, before the concert that’s scheduled for 3:00pm.

Purchase tickets: http://tickets.houstonfirsttheaters.com/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=1094

Box Office Hours & Phone lines – Mon – Fri 10:00am – 5:00pm (832)487-7041

Sunday, February 15, 2015 – 3:00 pm

Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas Avenue, Houston, Texas 77002

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A Night of Jazz & Romance featuring Jonathan Butler, Peter White, Alex Bugnon and Natural Change in the Malachite Showroom. Get tickets here.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 – 6:30 pm

Intercontinental Dallas, 15201 Dallas Pkwy, Addison, Texas 75001

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Featuring Jonathan Butler, Christopher Cross, and Maysa

PRESALE: Thursday 10AM – 10PM with password FRIENDS
ON SALE: Friday 10AM

Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Starts: 8:00PM
Price: $49.50 – $125.50

Sunday, December 21 at 8:00pm in PST

The Warfield, 982 Market St, San Francisco, California 94102

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The Hope Jazz Concert features Rick Braun, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown and R&B vocalist Jeffery Osborne with special performances by Jonathan Butler and Comedian Theo Von to benefit the Still Hope Foundation.

For more information or to purchase tickets to Still Hope Foundation’s 7th Annual Hope Celebrity Weekend Extravaganza, visit http://www.stillhope2014.org.

Sunday, September 21, 2014 – 7:00 pm

Chrysler Hall, 215 Saint Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23510