The cruise sets sail on September 30, 2014 from Monte Carlo, Monaco, escorting travelers on elite daily excursions in breathtaking Mediterranean ports of call including Sanary-sur-Mer, St. Tropez, Portovenere, Livorno (Florence/Pisa), Rome, San Remo, Marseille, Palamos and Palma de Mallorca before landing in Barcelona on October 10th. A culinary expert will create a program to guide guests through the region's gastronomy during the days, while jazz concerts fill the nights. The luxury vacation is available to only 450 passengers, all of whom will travel in the Sojourn's opulent suites, attended to by their white glove service, cuisine and premier amenities.
Ms. Krall will perform throughout the second half of the voyage in a series of intimate concert settings spanning four nights, with an all-star band of internationally recognized jazz artists holding concerts during the first five nights of the journey. Vocalist Karrin Allyson, pianist Shelly Berg, trumpeter Randy Brecker, bassist John Clayton, reed player Anat Cohen, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and drummer Jeff Hamilton represent the finest in contemporary jazz and will perform as a band each of those nights as well as breaking into different combos for additional afternoon and late night shows.
The extraordinary cruise, from Sept 30 to Oct 10, 2014, combines world class jazz, the finest ship, a dream itinerary and the exclusivity of sharing this experience with only 450 passengers for the ultimate cultural and vacation experience.
"Developing new cruise programs that deliver an exceptional experience in luxury travel is a natural extension of our overall mission, which is to produce the most exciting music cruises in the world," says StarVista Entertainment/Time Life President Christopher Hearing.
An international leader in full-service travel events including their trademark 2,000 passenger music cruise programs, Entertainment Cruise Holdings, LLC created the StarVista Signature Cruise series to fulfill the dreams of guests seeking a more luxurious, exclusive and intimate experience by combining exceptional travel and superb entertainment. Michael Lazaroff, Executive Director of Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC says, "Being able to present extraordinary talent onboard such as Diana Krall is a dream come true for our jazz fans and for our company. We have produced over 30 of the world's greatest jazz cruises over the years, but this is the most exciting program we have ever offered."
The extraordinary cruise, from Sept 30 to Oct 10, 2014, combines world class jazz, the finest ship, a dream itinerary and the exclusivity of sharing this experience with only 450 passengers for the ultimate cultural and vacation experience. For additional information, see starvistacruises.com.
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