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An Invitation to Past Blue Note at Sea Guests from Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller wants to see all past Blue Note at Sea guests on board in 2023! To make sure you join him, Marcus is offering these special prices to past guests! Ocean View Category 7, 8, – Deck 2 $2,525/person Ocean View Category 5, 6 – Deck 3 $2,575/person Ocean View Category 4 – Deck […]

VIDEO: A Message From Don Was

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Don Was is a 6X Grammy® Winner and music producer for the Rolling Stones, Bob Seeger, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt and many others. He serves as the President of Blue Note Records and directs the music career of several top performers in today’s music world. Though his work is done behind the scenes, Don is […]

Tour the Ocean View Stateroom with Alonzo Bodden

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We told our good friend and comedian in Residence, Alonzo Bodden, that we’re on a mission to make Ocean View Staterooms affordable to every jazz fan in the world! To help get the word out there, Alonzo offered his voice for a tour of the newly renovated Ocean View Staterooms. Watch the video above. Special Prices […]

Catching Up with Christian McBride

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Christian McBride is a sensational bassist, exceptional bandleader and champion of the music, and Blue Note at Sea is honored to have him join the cruise’s superstar lineup in 2023. Christian’s deft musicianship, warm showmanship and infectious personality will permeate the Celebrity Millennium, from both on and off the bandstand. And, of course, he will fit right in […]

THE BLUE NOTE AT SEA EXPERIENCE: Great Music is the ONLY Rule (Video)

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  Recently, we shared our belief that the Blue Note at Sea Experience is special because it is the sum of many beautiful elements, creating a musical mosaic like no other. Mosaic Element #1 was our amazing lineup of main show headliners (Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Chris Botti, Sheila E, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, David […]

The Blue Note at Sea Experience: The Comedy of Alonzo Bodden

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Recently, we shared our belief that the Blue Note at Sea Experience is special because it is the sum of many beautiful elements, creating a musical mosaic like no other. Mosaic Element #1 was our amazing lineup of main show headliners (Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Chris Botti, Sheila E, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, David Sanborn). […]

Cyrille Aimée Brings Her Unique Gifts and Sound to Blue Note at Sea

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There are certain artists who seem to fit no matter what the setting. The dynamic vocalist Cyrille Aimée is definitely in that category. With her signature Gypsy-influenced vocal stylings, Cyrille has been a favorite of Jazz Cruises guests since her debut back in 2013. The daughter of a French father and Dominican mother, Cyrille blends […]

The Baylor Project

The Baylor Project Brings A Love Of Jazz & Gospel To Blue Note at Sea ’23

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Jean and Marcus Baylor have been playing music for most of their lives. Married for more than two decades, they’ve only been playing music together for the last nine years, leading a band they call The Baylor Project, heavily steeped in their jazz and gospel roots. In his review of their most recent album Generations, […]

Informational Webinar on Blue Note at Sea Hosted by Marcus Miller

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On Friday, May 6, Blue Note at Sea host Marcus Miller joined Jazz Cruises Executive Director Michael Lazaroff for a live informational webinar about the cruise. Marcus spoke about the artists, the vibe and what he is looking forward to most about being back on the ship. Michael shared more details on the updates to […]

The Blue Note at Sea Experience: The Blue Note Name Is Jazz Royalty

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Recently, we shared our belief that the Blue Note at Sea Experience is special because it is the sum of many beautiful elements, creating a musical mosaic like no other. Mosaic Element #1 was our amazing lineup of main show headliners (Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Chris Botti, Sheila E, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, […]

The Blue Note at Sea Experience: Our All-Star Lineup of Featured Performers

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Recently, we shared our belief that the Blue Note at Sea Experience is special because it is the sum of many beautiful elements, creating a musical mosaic like no other. Mosaic Element #1 was our amazing lineup of main show headliners (Marcus Miller, Robert Glasper, Chris Botti, Sheila E, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, […]

Marcus Miller to Host Blue Note at Sea Webinar

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On May 6, 2022 at 3:30 pm EDT/12:30 pm PDT, Marcus Miller will host an informational webinar about Blue Note at Sea. The webinar will include a brief presentation by our performer and Jazz Cruises Executive Director Michael Lazaroff. The balance of the time will be spent answering the questions that participants pose (via the webinar) about the cruise. Please […]

Blue Note at Sea Lineup

The Blue Note at Sea Experience Starts with Amazing Headliners

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Though the picture of the Blue Note at Sea Experience takes time to develop, we can tell you now about the amazing lineup and music that will be part of this cruise. With so much music being planned, we will present the performance schedule in sections. Today, we start with our main stage shows. Each […]

The Blue Note at Sea Experience – A Musical Mosaic

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There is an adage in the charter cruise world that goes something like this….if you have to explain your cruise, it will not attract guests. Our legacy cruise programs, The Jazz Cruise and The Smooth Jazz Cruise, need no introduction or explanation. For over 20 years, Jazz Cruises has produced nearly 50 sailings of those […]

SPOTLIGHT: Christian McBride

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To describe Christian McBride as well-rounded or multi-faceted just doesn’t do the man justice. He’s been successful in so many different realms that it becomes nearly impossible to cover them all. We can start with his gifts as a bassist, mentored by no less than Ray Brown. Christian, who also doubles on electric, is widely considered one of […]

VIDEO: Marcus Miller and Alonzo Bodden on the Magic of Blue Note at Sea

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Jazz Cruises has produced The Jazz Cruise and The Smooth Jazz Cruise since 2001 and 2004, respectively. The cruises are iconic in their respective jazz worlds. The Jazz Cruise is the #1 “straight ahead” jazz event in the world and The Smooth Jazz Cruise holds the same status in the world of “smooth jazz.” Their […]

Chris Botti

SPOTLIGHT: Chris Botti

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We’re thrilled that Grammy-Award winner Chris Botti will be sailing on Blue Note at Sea ’23. Most of our guests are likely familiar with his stellar albums and concert appearances during the last two decades. But they might be less familiar with how he got there. Like many of the gifted musicians on our jazz […]

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