Birdland's Django Reinhardt Festival Partners with World Yacht

Article Contributed by Eigo | Published on Thursday, July 5, 2012

The successful Birdland Django Reinhardt Festival will expand this summer  by joining with WORLD YACHT for a cruise around Manhattan to the live musical style of the great Django Reinhardt, performed by one of America's top hot jazz bands, "The Hot Club of Detroit", showcasing some of the music from their new release 'Junction' on Mackavenue Records.  The band is a versatile modern hot jazz group, with a unique acoustic-electric sound.The Festival, produced by Pat Philips and Ettore Stratta, was launched in 2000 and continues twice a year, November and June, at the legendary music venue, Birdland, with tours across the country as well with the Festival Allstars who will be featured at the 30th Annivesary of the San Francisco Festival in November, among other bookings.On August 3rd, the producers will feature THE HOT CLUB OF DETROIT aboard WOLD YACHT at Pier 81, New York City's premiere desitnation on the Hudson River.  The cruise will take passengers down the Hudson River, past the Statue of Liberty, partially up the East River and back to Pier 81 at West 41st Street.  The vessel is two levels with spacious outdoor decks and floating rooftop lounge.Grab your partner, friends, family and come on board for a fun-filled musical experience aboard one of NY's finest ships and escape as you cruise past the skyline of Manhattan with the sun setting on the Hudson.HOT JAZZ ON THE HUDSON!   Reservations:  Online at  Info:   [email protected] Boarding begins at 7pm, Sailing from 8pm-10:00 pm. Tickets:  $ 65 (one drink included)Food Available for Purchase on board