2nd Annual Jazz Bridge Jazz Cruise Set For Saturday, June 11th from 1:30 to 4:30pm


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Ahoy Mates! Get yer swagger on an' try out some o' yer pirate ramble. Better yet, please join Jazz Bridge as we set sail on the Elite Yacht for our 2nd Annual Jazz Bridge Jazz Cruise. Join us on Saturday, June 11 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM where you will enjoy “world class jazz” provided by the Bootsie Barnes Organ band, featuring trombonist John Swana, organist Dan Kuralnick and drummer Duck Scott. Michael Ricci of All About Jazz and Jazz Near You will be presented with our annual Jazz Ambassador Award! Ticket price includes automatic raffle entry for stunning prizes, fantastic food—hors d’oeuvres, antipasto, and desserts—and more. Boarding time is 1:15 p.m. and we launch from 401 South Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia. Your ticket price includes automatic raffle entry for stunning prizes! Dress is casual and comfortable shoes are suggested.

Tickets are on sale now and can only be picked up the day of the cruise at the ship. Price is $95 by check (mail to Jazz Bridge Project, 3008 Limekiln Pike, Glenside, PA 19038) or $97.50 through PayPal. Call 215-517-8337 or visit online at the Jazz Bridget website for more information. Remember, even if you can't attend, you can still purchase Jazz Bridge 2016 raffle tickets.

This event is a fundraiser for Jazz Bridge, the award-winning nonprofit dedicated to assisting Greater Philadelphia Metro area jazz and blues musicians and vocalists in times of crisis.

For information about the fundraising cruise, please contact Suzanne Cloud, Jazz Bridge Co-Founder at 610-745-3011 or [email protected].

Cruise Itinerary

1:15 – 1:30: Boarding
1:15 – 1:45: Cocktails (Cash Bar)
1:45 –3:15: Hor’s D’Oeurves & Buffet
2:00 – 3:00: Band Performs
3:00 – 3:30: Speeches and Raffle Drawing
3:30 – 4:30: Band Performs
4:30 – Arrive back at Penn’s Landing

Raffle Prizes

1st Prize is Dinner for Two at a ritzy restaurant with two of Philly’s biggest jazz icons.
2nd Prize is a jazz trio for your event (in your living room or your backyard)!
3rd prize is a Gold Pass to all of Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concerts next season.

Other Prizes include:
  • Two tickets to the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra at the Kimmel;
  • Two tickets to the Manhattan Transfer/Take Six Summit;
  • Miles Davis Prestige boxed-set CD collection;
  • Vintage Downbeat magazines;
  • Great Day in Philly Photograph;
  • Classic Jazz LP;
  • Two bottles of wine;
  • Ten Jazz CDs;
  • Five Books on Jazz and much more!
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