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13th Annual SuperCruise

Lineup: Najee, Naturally 7, Bob James, Hiroshima, Rahsaan Patterson, After 7, Ken Ford, Cony Doss, Matthew Whitaker, Chris Botti, Morris Day and The Time.

January 16-24, 2020

The 2020 SuperCruise departs from the following location:

Port Everglades 1850 Eller Dr., Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The SuperCruise is a music-lover’s paradise, featuring a diverse lineup of jazz and soul music, plus a touch of comedy, gospel, funk, and more! There’ll be concerts, parties, jam sessions, workshops, dance classes, games, shore excursions, and much more than you can possibly do in eight days! Plus, the 2013 sailing will be visiting not just three but four ports of call, including a visit to the beautiful private island of Half Moon Cay! So start packing your bags and get ready for the music experience of a lifetime!

If you’ve never sailed on a SuperCruise, prepare yourself for an experience like no other! With nearly 3,000 passengers, nearly 40 performing artists over 8 days, and hundreds of activities and events throughout the week, the SuperCruise is one of the world’s largest music events at sea. They take a no-holds-barred approach to giving you the music vacation of a lifetime!

Reservations are open now! Book your cabin early for best pricing and cabin availability.

Click here to make a reservation for the 2013 SuperCruise.

Charlie Wilson
Najee
Alex Bugnon
Rahsaan Patterson
Average White Band
Incognito
Richard Elliot
Ken Ford
The Jeff Lorber Fusion (featuring Eric Marienthal & Jimmy Haslip)
Stephanie Mills

These are just some of the many jazz and soul artists who will be performing on the 2013 SuperCruise.

November 2-10, 2013

Ports of Call:
Aruba
Curacao
La Romana (Dominican Republic)
Half Moon Cay

Last year, Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (Jazz Cruises) asked their passengers to select the musicians they want to see perform on The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2012. Thus it only made sense when an unfortunate logistical situation forced the cancellation of Smokey Robinson’s performance that the St. Louis-based company went back to their guests to ask who should fill the gap. In addition to adding keyboardist Brian Culbertson, saxophonists Kirk Whalum and Euge Groove were the overwhelming fan favorites selected to join an already stellar lineup that will perform aboard the week-long Caribbean cruise sailing January 15-22 and January 22-29, 2012 aboard Holland America’s m/s Westerdam.

“It was fun to enlist the help of our guests to book the lineup for The Smooth Jazz Cruise 2012. After all, the cruise is for them, about them and only exists if they are pleased,” said Michael Lazaroff, executive director of Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC (Jazz Cruises), producer of The Smooth Jazz Cruise, which in 2012 will sail from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau, St. Thomas, St. Barth’s, and the private island of Half Moon Cay.

Grammy winner Whalum and chart-toppers Culbertson and Groove bolster a robust lineup of headliners including David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Gerald Albright, Jonathan Butler, Boney James, Rick Braun, Candy Dulfer, Eric Darius, DW3, Jeff Golub, Rahsaan Patterson, Patrice Rushen, Joe Sample, Brian Simpson and Peter White. Also added to the list of talent are Larry Braggs, Tom Braxton, Ellis Hall and Patches Stewart. On the heels of a recently premiered Showtime standup comedy special, comedian Alonzo Bodden returns to the ship to keep things light while Dane Butcher and Pat Prescott will be back to serve as cruise hosts of what is billed as “The Greatest Party at Sea.” With this much star power aboard a luxurious musical vacation, it’s no wonder the cruises sell-out each year with more than 60% of the guests being repeat cruisers. Already the cabins for 2012 are over 75% sold.

Not content with presenting the finest jazz musicians with top notch sound and production values on the sea, The Smooth Jazz Cruise will be the title sponsor of the 2011 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, which marks its twenty-second year. Jazz Cruises will be the presenting sponsor of the DMS concert tour comprised of George Duke, Miller and Sanborn, a concept that was initially sparked by Lazaroff. Commencing May 28th at the House of Blues near Orlando, DMS will tour the U.S. with dates booked through August 31 concluding at the legendary Hollywood Bowl. Last week (April 13-17), The Smooth Jazz Cruise was the title sponsor of the perennially successful Seabreeze Jazz Festival, which took place in Panama City, Florida.

Lazaroff explained, “Jazz Cruises is dedicated to bringing jazz to our guests throughout the country. Besides our sponsorship of the Seabreeze Jazz Festival, The Vista All-Stars Series, Chicago Smooth Jazz Series and St. Louis Smooth Jazz Series, we are proud to be the title sponsor the first DMS tour, featuring George Duke, Marcus Miller and David Sanborn, who are frequent collaborators aboard The Smooth Jazz Cruise. We are also excited about being the title sponsor of the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. At Jazz Cruises, our commitment to jazz is second to none.”

The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, like the Seabreeze Jazz Festival, features a number of the artists who appear on The Smooth Jazz Cruise along with other icons from the genre. The Delaware-based event, slated for October 12-16, attracts contemporary jazz fans from the Tri-State area as well as up and down the East Coast. Lineup and ticket information is available at http://www.rehobothjazz.com.

In addition to providing guests with the best musical experiences possible, The Smooth Jazz Cruise, which sailed upon its maiden voyage in 2004, is an experiential vacation that offers passengers a wealth of opportunities to meet and interact with their favorite artists off-stage in an out-of-the-ordinary setting. While sailing in luxury to picturesque ports of call in the Caribbean, guests enjoy nightly headline concerts with unique artist pairings in a large showroom theatre as well as in more intimate lounges that foster spontaneous collaborations. Daytime activities aboard the ship include cocktail parties hosted by the musicians, autograph and question & answer sessions, informative panels, sporting events, and fun contests. Reservations can be made from the U.S. and Canada by calling toll-free 888.8JAZZ.US (888.852.9987) and internationally by placing a toll-free call to 800-8JAZZ.USA (800.852.99872). Further information is available at www.thesmoothjazzcruise.com.