WELCOME TO SMOOTH JAZZ NEW YORK, YOUR HOME FOR CONCERTS AND SMOOTH JAZZ CRUISES
Spirit Cruise Lines, Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers
July 15th, 6:30PM
July 15th, 9:30PM
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THE SMOOTH CRUISES ARE BACK!
New York’s favorite summer jazz series is coming back – now in it’s 11th year on board The Spirit of New York cruise ship at Pier 61, Chelsea Piers (23rd St.)!
These great LIVE JAZZ concerts take place on The Spirit of New York, as you cruise the beautiful, scenic Hudson River. Enjoy some of your favorite artists as you sail past the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty. This summer will feature 10 great evenings with the world’s best jazz artists. Every Wednesday evening, starting July 1 and ending September 2.
The Smooth Cruises sell out fast. So get your tickets now!
Tracing a twenty-eight year history from acclaimed soul stylist to in-demand pop and R&B songwriter, Bobby Caldwell is truly one of the most revered vocalists and songwriters in contemporary-music. With a fan base that dates from his first hits “What You Won’t Do For Love,” “Next Time I Fall,” and “Heart of Mine,” Bobby appeals to a large and diverse crowd. R&B fans of his earlier “blue-eyed soul” chart toppers, youngsters who listen to urban contemporary, older fans if the classic “standards”, and the POPS symphony audiences area that whatever Bobby Caldwell sings, will be thoroughly heart-rendering, brimming with swaggering confidence, and sensuality. His superb vocal mastery and his stage presence makes for great entertainment.
Bobby’s timeless classic, “ What You Won’t Do For Love” has been recorded and samples by more than 100 artists, including a rendition by Boyz II Men on their hit album. A sample of Bobby’s song “Open Your Eyes” appeared in the Grammy nominated platinum rap hit “The Light” by Common. All combined, Bobby’s songs and samples have contributed to over 40 millions sales. Artists as diverse as Tupac Shakur, Michael Bolton, Roberta Flack, Go West, Vanessa Williams and Notorious B.I.G. have all paid tribute to the blue-eyes singer in the slouch hat. Most recently Bobby’s classic song was sung by Elliot Yamin during the final 3 round of American Idol 2006.
Bobby Caldwell’s live performances are always electrifying! Drawing from his vast repertoire of rousing R&B, intimate smooth jazz stylings, and big bad songs, Bobby is afforded the ability to entertain at any venue, for fans of all ages. In Japan and throughout Asia, he enjoys a feverish popularity, selling out shows and achieving gold and platinum status for his releases in those countries. Bobby has a successful career with numerous solo releases, which have earned him accolades far and wide. His songwriting skills have earned hits not only for himself, but also for well-known artists like Chicago, Boz Scaggs, Peter Cetera and Amy Grant, Neil Diamond, and Al Jarreau. Revered as a songmaster and entertainer, Bobby is as timeless as his music!
SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS
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- July 13
Smooth Cruise: Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour with Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Richard Elliot + more
- July 20
Smooth Cruise: Summer Soul Cruise Featuring Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics with The Delfonics