New York City’s Longest Running Summer Contemporary Jazz Series Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

The Smooth Cruise returns to the Hornblower Infinity celebrating its 20th Anniversary summer season of presenting world-class contemporary jazz and R&B with spectacular Hudson River views.

We’re excited to be back aboard the Hornblower Infinity for our 20th anniversary summer season. We’ve curated some of the most beloved jazz and R&B acts to perform amidst the stunning harbor views that have come to make the Smooth Cruise so popular…

Smooth Jazz New York in association with Marquee Concerts is pleased to present another star-studded contemporary jazz and R&B line up for New York City’s original Smooth Cruise series. The 20th anniversary season takes place aboard the Hornblower Infinity, a 210-foot luxury yacht.

The Smooth Cruises set sail Wednesday evenings August 9, 16 and 30 and Friday, August 25. The August roster includes some of the world’s most popular contemporary jazz and R&B artists in an intimate and luxurious setting. Departing from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway, the cruises sail down the Hudson River offering world-class music plus exceptional views of the Statue of Liberty, the Freedom Tower, and the New York City skyline.

“We’re excited to be back aboard the Hornblower Infinity for our 20th anniversary summer season,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Marquee Concerts. “We’ve curated some of the most beloved jazz and R&B acts to perform amidst the stunning harbor views that have come to make the Smooth Cruise so popular for the last two decades.”

THE AUGUST 2017 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

Wed., Aug. 9: Peter White & Vincent Ingala, 7pm

Wed., Aug. 16: Najee & Alex Bugnon, 6:30pm & 9:30pm

Fri., Aug. 25: The Stylistics, 6:30pm & 9:30pm

Wed., Aug. 30: Tribute to Larry Coryell & the Eleventh House w/original band members + special guests, 7pm

Fan favorite Peter White with special guest Vincent Ingala perform aboard the Smooth Cruise on Wednesday, August 9 at 7pm. For over two decades, world-renowned acoustic guitarist Peter White has been one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Smooth jazz fans worldwide are enthralled by his spirited melodies, soulful grooves and inviting, instantly…

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