Jam Cruise 10 Update: No Kyle H., Kuroda Joins


Jam Cruisers from JC 9 by Chad Smith
Jam Cruise 10 sets sail in just under a month, and legendary lighting designer Chris Kuroda (Phish, Black Crowes) will be joining this sailing to add his special touch to onboard illumination. In addition, The lighting design workshop has been renamed Get Lit Up, where Kuroda will join Umphrey's McGee Lighting Director Jeff Waful to discuss how lighting effects have become a powerful addition to live music performances. The discussion takes place Tuesday, January 10th, at 5:30 - 6:30pm in the Teatro Carlo Felice on the MSC Poesia.

In less groovy news, SCI’s Kyle Hollingsworth has had to drop out of his Artist-At-Large role on JC 10. He issued the following statement:

Jam Cruisers, due to unforeseen circumstances, I will be unable to attend Jam Cruise this year. I apologize for my absence and I'm saddened to miss one of my favorite events of the year. Have a great time on the boat and I hope to see you all again soon. ~ Kyle

However, the organizers welcome Roosevelt Collier and Derrick Lee from The Lee Boys and Adam Smirnoff and Eric Coomes from Lettuce to Jam Cruise 10. Everyone Orchestra honcho Matt Butler will take over Hollingsworth’s evening curating the Jam Room.

While Jam Cruise 10 is sold out, but pre-booking has begun for Jam Cruise 11 in 2013 here. And there is a waiting list for Jam Cruise 10 over here.


[Published on: 12/14/11]

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