Smooth Cruise: Najee with Alex Bugnon

Wed Aug 16 2017

9:30 PM (Doors 8:50 PM)

Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity

Pier 40, W. Houston St @ West Side Hwy New York, NY 10014

All Ages

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The Smooth Cruises are back for summer ’17… On Wednesday, August 16th the Smooth Cruise summer season continues with two-time Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist Najee with Special Guest Alex Bugnon

Enjoy the sights and sounds aboard the stunning Hornblower Infinity… as you cruise the Hudson River and take in amazing views of New York Harbor. Enjoy great music in an intimate setting plus the glorious NYC skyline!

Cruise Departure Info: Cruise departs promptly at 6:30pm. (Boarding begins between 5:00-5:15pm -- Note: Lines form early.) The Hornblower Infinity sails from Pier 40, located at Houston Street @ West Side Hwy. (1 train to Houston St. or M8 or M21 bus)

Optional Food, Beverage & Packages:

  • Cash Bar available. 
  • Limited Number of Premium Ticket Packages are available.

Note: General Admission tickets are first come, first seated. Only Premium Ticket Packages feature a reserved seating section.

Cruises Sail Rain or Shine. No Refunds or Exchanges.

 

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  • Najee

    Najee

    Jazz

    Najee is one of the original innovators of Urban Contemporary Jazz/Smooth Jazz. With two Platinum and four Gold albums, the native New Yorker was nominated for a Grammy in 1988 for “Najee’s Theme” and is the recipient of many other music awards including the Soul Train Music Award for Best Jazz Artist, NAACP Image Award, and Trumpet Awards. Three decades later, this quadruple threat who is equally adept on soprano, tenor and alto saxophones and flute is still going strong! Throughout his career, he has worked with many greats including Quincy Jones, Will Downing, Patti La Belle, George Duke, Al Jarreau, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Lalah Hathaway, Jeff Lorber, Wayman Tisdale, Dave Koz, Lionel Richie, Gerald Veasley, Jonathan Butler, MAYSA, Ledisi, and was part of Prince’s “Hit and Run Tour.”

  • Alex Bugnon

    Alex Bugnon

    Jazz

    Contemporary jazz keyboardist Alex Bugnon grew up going to the Montreux Jazz Festival in his hometown in Switzerland. He attended the Paris Conservatory of Music for two years, then moved to the US to attend the Berklee School of Music, while performing as an accompanist to gospel groups. He spent 4 years working as a session musician in New York, backing urban and jazz performers such as Patti Austin, Freddie Jackson, James Ingram, and Keith Sweat. Signed to Orpheus Records, he released his debut album 1989’s, Love Season, which reached the pop charts and the Top 40 of the R&B charts, as did its follow-up, 1990’s Head Over Heels. Subsequent releases in 1991, 1993 and 1995 all placed in the R&B charts. He signed to the jazz division of Narada Records, which marketed him as a jazz artist, and his sixth album 2000’s, Alex Bugnon… As Promised, reached the contemporary jazz charts. He followed with Soul Purpose (2001) and several other albums that also placed on the top contemporary jazz charts. He most recently released Going Home in 2012. Alex is the recipient of two Soul Train Music Awards.

     

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Smooth Cruise: Najee with Alex Bugnon

Wed Aug 16 2017 9:30 PM

(Doors 8:50 PM)

Smooth Cruise on Hornblower Infinity New York NY
Smooth Cruise: Najee with Alex Bugnon
  • Sorry, you missed this event.
  • Check out other similar events on TicketWeb.

All Ages

The Smooth Cruises are back for summer ’17… On Wednesday, August 16th the Smooth Cruise summer season continues with two-time Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist Najee with Special Guest Alex Bugnon

Enjoy the sights and sounds aboard the stunning Hornblower Infinity… as you cruise the Hudson River and take in amazing views of New York Harbor. Enjoy great music in an intimate setting plus the glorious NYC skyline!

Cruise Departure Info: Cruise departs promptly at 6:30pm. (Boarding begins between 5:00-5:15pm -- Note: Lines form early.) The Hornblower Infinity sails from Pier 40, located at Houston Street @ West Side Hwy. (1 train to Houston St. or M8 or M21 bus)

Optional Food, Beverage & Packages:

  • Cash Bar available. 
  • Limited Number of Premium Ticket Packages are available.

Note: General Admission tickets are first come, first seated. Only Premium Ticket Packages feature a reserved seating section.

Cruises Sail Rain or Shine. No Refunds or Exchanges.