Princess Cruises debuts the only real jazz theater at sea
Signature jazz evenings will regale guests onboard the brand new Sky Princess and Enchanted Princess at Take 5, the only real jazz theatre at sea. Celebrating the iconic sounds, history and culture of jazz, the brand new lounge may also feature hand-crafted cocktails by Princess Cruises’ partner and Master Mixologist Rob Floyd in a chic bar setting.
Debuting onboard the cruise line’s newest ships Sky Princess (October 2019) and Enchanted Princess (June 2020), Take 5 will offer you curated experiences honouring the roots of jazz, the birth of BeBop, contemporary jazz and iconic female artists, while highlighting how destinations helped shaped this musical genre.
Take 5 celebrates this important American art-form, with live performances by dedicated jazz musicians, dance lessons, engaging workshops and speakers, guest performers and after-hours parties. It’ll feature surprise also, pop-up performances so no two nights will be the same. Curated carefully, custom media content will play on screens including archival footage and iconic imagery.
afternoon enrichment and themed nights
A collection of the Take 5, includes:
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A; sounds of the roaring 1920s will transport guests to the underground world of the speakeasy in the center of NEW YORK with iconic sounds of the prohibition era. Guests can get tunes from artists like King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Original Dixieland Jazz Charles and Band “Buddy” Bolden.
The Birth of Big BeBop and Band – heading in to the late 1940s, post-war jazz and the birth of BeBop showcases the amazing speed and technical ability of the incredible musicians. Music from artists like Charlie Parker, Coleman Dexter and Hawkins Gordon will fill the air while costumed bow-tied-wearing staff deliver classic cocktails.
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The Way You Look; celebrates the incredible women of jazz throughout history, and how these legendary instrumentalists and vocalists changed musical history. Guest can get songs from artists like Ella Fitzgerald to Billie Holiday to Norah Jones.
Toda La Noche – Fiery Afro-Cuban Jazz – an unforgettable journey through the Caribbean celebrates the spicy rhythms of Afro-Cuban jazz with classic beats spanning Latin, African and european American influences. Prior to the show, guests may take salsa lessons to popular Buena Vista Social Club covers. Featured music includes songs from artists like Tito Puente, Dizzy and irakere Gillespie. Night ends having an invitation back for a &lsquo this;descarga’ jam session.evening of Cool &ndash
A Sophisticated; the cool jazz sounds of the 1950s will fill the area as guests journey on the best American jazz road trip, consuming sounds just how from NY to California all. Guests can get songs from musical legends like Miles Davis, Chet Baker and John Lewis.
Contemporary Directions – A Festival of Jazz – honours recent decades of jazz music, featuring local artists from the many destinations the ships sail.
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