Jazz in the Vines: Alex Bugnon, with special guest Marc Antoine
New York Wine Events is proud to present Soul Train Music award winning pianist Alex Bugnon, with special guest Marc Antoine at the spectacular Jamesport Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island.
In between the grape vines that produce award-winning wines, and you will be treated to the sounds of award-winning jazz while enjoying the hospitality, food and drink of Jamesport Vineyards.
Round trip Bus Transportation is available from midtown NYC, directly to the winery.
Bus pick up time and location is 3:30 PM in Midtown on East 40th Street. At the end of the event (8:45 or 9:00 PM), you will be escorted back to Manhattan on the bus to the same location where you were picked up.
Note: Entire event takes place under tents. Guests are protected from the elements.
Abundant, free, on-site parking available for all guests.
Attendees can order delicious wood-fired flatbread pizza and cheese platters.
Jazz in the Vines attendees can order wines by-the-glass from the award-winning selections from the master winemakers at Jamesport Vineyards.
ABOUT ALEX BUGNON
Contemporary jazz keyboardist and recipient of two Soul Train Music Awards, Alex Bugnon grew up going to the Montreux Jazz Festival in his hometown in Switzerland. He moved to the United States and spent 4 years working as a session musician, backing urban and jazz performers such as Patti Austin, Freddie Jackson, James Ingram, and Keith Sweat. 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 charts. He several other albums throughout the last decade that have also placed on the top of the jazz charts. Alex lives in NYC. Check out his music here.
SPECIAL GUEST, MARC ANTOINE
Classically trained at the International School of Classical Guitar, Marc Antoine first became known to urban jazz audiences when he toured with Basia in 1988. He endeared himself to a generation of contemporary jazz fans with his first solo album, Classical Soul. He later scored numerous airplay hits from the albums which have established him as a mainstay in the genre: Urban Gypsy (1995), Madrid (1998), Universal Language (2000), Cruisin’ (2001), The Very Best Of Marc Antoine (2002), Mediterraneo (2003) and Modern Times (2005). He has appeared on numerous albums for other artists: Philippe Saisse, Rick Braun, Jim Brickman, David Benoit, Dave Koz, Mindi Abair and has been featured in many of the annual Guitars & Saxes all-star tours and jazz cruises.Check out his music here.