[Dixielandjazz] Bix 100 Jazz Cruise from New Orleans in November
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Mon Aug 11 22:09:26 PDT 2003
Listmates: The Jazz Society of Pensacola sent out this notice today on
behalf of the Bix Centennial Cruise. Additional details can be obtained
from Rich Johnson of the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society 309-764-4534 or by
e-mail bixnme at excite.com
JAZZ CRUISE FROM NEW ORLEANS IN NOVEMBER
The Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society is sponsoring a jazz cruise on Carnival
Cruise Lines from New Orleans November 16-23 in honor of Bixs 100 birthday.
There are stops at Montego Bay, Grand Cayman and Cozumel. Tom Pletchers
Bix Centennial Band performs plus 3 shipboard bands & orchestras and an
on-board Jazz Club. There will be Bix seminars led by guest Jazz Historians
Albert Haim, Phil Pospychala and Rich Johnson. Prices start at $899, double
occupancy, for seven nights with optional stay two nights in New Orleans.
Call Blue Horizon travel at 800-939-4334 or call the Jazz Society of
Pensacola at 850-433-8382 for a cruise brochure.. In conversation with Rich
Johnson, I learn that the Bix Society has reserved a block of staterooms for
his event as well as rooms at the Iberville Suites in the French Quarter for
November 14-16. Its important, if you plan to go, to reserve early to
assure you get the staterooms which have been reserved for the Bix Society
for the Jazz Cruise.
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