The Wine and Jazz Sail Aboard Clipper City

The Wine and Jazz Sail Aboard Clipper City

Introducing The Wine and Jazz Sail Aboard 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 June 20

The Wine and Jazz Sail featuring an All Star Jam

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Wednesday June 27

The Wine and Jazz Sail featuring Craig Handy

Saxophonist Craig Handy is a musician’s musician. Those “in the know” know about him, which is why he’s been a first call player in New York for over two decades. He is a careful, thoughtful improviser—expansive and precise. His solos build on a rich knowledge of the tradition at the same time as they often set out for the edge, walk it, but never fall off. While he derives portions of his vocabulary from the’Trane/Shorter axis, there is a shrewd depth and broadness to his playing.

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Wednesday May 23

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

Featuring special guest Alex Norris on trumpet, who taught at University of Miami Frost School of Music and performs all over the world with Ron Carter’s Great Big Band, the Mingus Big Band, and more. Ian Hendrickson-Smith on alto sax, who can be found playing on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Catch Joe Cohn on guitar, who has performed alongside the likes of Tony Bennett and Bob Hope, among others. Pianist Steve Einerson has had the privilege of sharing the stage with Marlena Shaw, Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi and many more. Adam Cote is featured on bass. Drummer James Polsky established the New York jazz club Jazz Standard in 1997.

Wednesday May 30

Akiko Tsuruga Trio

After playing with jazz greats Frank Wess and Jimmy Cobb, and a mentorship with Dr. Lonnie Smith, Akiko Tsuruga has released ten albums and is a regular in the Downbeat Polls.

Wednesday June 6

Brian Charette Trio

New York City organist/pianist, Brian Charette, has established himself as a leading voice in modern Jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Poll Rising Star: Organ award and has climbed to 4th place in The Critic’s Poll main organ category. 

Wednesday June 13

A Very Special Engagement with Houston Person

After years as producer and house tenor for HighNote Records and touring with the late Etta Jones, Houston Person is now known as a master of popular songs played in a relaxed, highly accessible style reminiscent of the great Ben Webster.