Catching Up with Christian McBride

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Christian McBride is a sensational bassist, exceptional bandleader and champion of the music, and Blue Note at Sea is honored to have him join the cruise’s superstar lineup in 2023. Christian’s deft musicianship, warm showmanship and infectious personality will permeate the Celebrity Millennium, from both on and off the bandstand. And, of course, he will fit right in […]

Cyrille Aimée Brings Her Unique Gifts and Sound to Blue Note at Sea

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There are certain artists who seem to fit no matter what the setting. The dynamic vocalist Cyrille Aimée is definitely in that category. With her signature Gypsy-influenced vocal stylings, Cyrille has been a favorite of Jazz Cruises guests since her debut back in 2013. The daughter of a French father and Dominican mother, Cyrille blends […]

The Baylor Project

The Baylor Project Brings A Love Of Jazz & Gospel To Blue Note at Sea ’23

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Jean and Marcus Baylor have been playing music for most of their lives. Married for more than two decades, they’ve only been playing music together for the last nine years, leading a band they call The Baylor Project, heavily steeped in their jazz and gospel roots. In his review of their most recent album Generations, […]

SPOTLIGHT: Christian McBride

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To describe Christian McBride as well-rounded or multi-faceted just doesn’t do the man justice. He’s been successful in so many different realms that it becomes nearly impossible to cover them all. We can start with his gifts as a bassist, mentored by no less than Ray Brown. Christian, who also doubles on electric, is widely considered one of […]

Chris Botti

SPOTLIGHT: Chris Botti

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We’re thrilled that Grammy-Award winner Chris Botti will be sailing on Blue Note at Sea ’23. Most of our guests are likely familiar with his stellar albums and concert appearances during the last two decades. But they might be less familiar with how he got there. Like many of the gifted musicians on our jazz […]

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