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Wine & Jazz on the River – Jeff Kashiwa
Join New York Wine Events for delectable summer wines and cool jazz on the Hudson River this summer!
This new series, part of Circle Live, will feature award-winning wines, direct from the wineries in combination with some of today’s best live jazz performers and their bands.
The cruises will take place on the on the luxurious World Yacht Duchess, departing from North River Landing, Pier 81, at 42nd Street.
There are 2 ticket types:
(i) General Admission Seat
(ii) Upfront Section Seat + complimentary glass of Bottega Sparkling Wine
Note: Upfront Section includes the rows closest to the stage; Upfront guests will have exclusive access to this area.
BOTTEGA GOLD IS THE OFFICIAL WINE OF WINE & JAZZ ON THE RIVER
A fresh and aromatic Prosecco sparkling wine. The ideal choice for aperitif, dinners and parties. A prestigious gift for special occasions.
FOOD & WINE
A buffet dinner will available as an option for all guests on each cruise. $25.00 additional fee includes chicken, beef, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. Pay on board (cash or credit). Wine selections will feature preferred whites, roses and reds.
ABOUT JEFF KASHIWA
Seattle native Jeff Kashiwa knew he was destined to be a musician following his junior high introduction to woodwinds. His instincts were correct. He became known as one of the most compelling young saxophonists in contemporary jazz during his first year with The Rippingtons. Kashiwa performed hundreds of shows all over the world and appeared on many of the band’s classic recordings. Jeff can play with the best of them, listen below.
Having established himself in the 1990’s as one of the most diverse saxmen in contemporary jazz during his decade long tenure with The Rippingtons, Kashiwa’s instincts led him to more dynamic endeavors through his solo career. It surprised many when Jeff left the group to venture out on his own, but he had things to say through his own music. Kashiwa now has nine CDs released under his own name and has continued to record as a guest artist with many other artists as well.
In 2004, Kashiwa founded The Sax Pack, a trio of saxophone headliners, featuring himself, Steve Cole and Kim Waters. The group released two CDs together and charmed audiences with their Rat Pack style reparte’ in tours across the U.S. and abroad.
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World Yacht’s Duchess ship offers a modern environment to enjoy wine and jazz and views of the New York skyline, Statue of Liberty, and New York Harbor. The boat accommodates groups of as many as 300, with windows on all sides. The climate-controlled space includes a bar, dance floor, and several food and beverage options.