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05/23/18
The Wine And Jazz Cruises On Clipper City featuring an All Star Jam

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:15PM

Introducing The Wine and Jazz Cruises on Clipper City. Every Wednesday evening, set sail on the New York Harbor onboard Manhattan’s mightiest tall ship: Clipper City. Featuring an assortment of wines, to be experienced alongside the best jazz in New York City.

Wednesday, May 23rd features All Star Jam with Alex Norris, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Joe Cohn, Steve Einerson, Adam Cote and James Polsky

The Clipper City departs from Slip 2 at the south end of Battery Park in lower Manhattan, just west of the Staten Island Ferry terminal and Battery Gardens restaurant.

About The Artists

Featuring Ian Hendrickson-Smith on alto sax, who has garnered critical acclaim from the New York Times. He is mostly noted for his remarkable tone, soulful approach and blues driven melodies. Currently you can find Ian playing on the road with The Roots or on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

With Joe Cohn on guitar. Son of legendary tenor saxophonist Al Cohn and vocalist Marilyn Moore, Joe Cohn is one of the most inventive and sought after guitarists in jazz today. A graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, Cohn has performed at major jazz festivals and clubs around the world alongside the likes of Tony Bennett and Bob Hope, among others.

Pianist Steve Einerson studied at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music under the direction of then-Milwaukee-resident David Hazeltine, before attending the renowned music school at the University of North Texas that has produced scores of jazz players. In 2004, Steve relocated to New York City and was selected as a finalist to compete in the national jazz piano competition sponsored by the American Pianists Association in Indianapolis, IN. He has had the great privilege of sharing the stage with many superb musicians over the years, including Marlena Shaw, Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi and many more.

Featuring Adam Cote on bass.

Plus! Special Guest Alex Norris on Trumpet. Norris holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, where he taught. Residing in New York City, Norris performs all over the world with his own jazz group and with the Ron Carter’s Great Big Band, the Mingus Big Band, Alan Ferber’s Big Band, Kyle Eastwood, Helen Sung, Miguel Zenon, Amina Figarova, and many other jazz and Latin jazz artists. He performs regularly at top New York Jazz Clubs such as the Jazz Standard, Smalls, Smoke, Birdland, and the Blue Note. He is also a member of the Jazz Studies Faculty at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Drummer James Polsky established the New York jazz club Jazz Standard in 1997.

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