Labor Day Jazz Weekend
Arrive: Friday, August 30, 2013
Depart: Monday, September 2, 2013
$1799 per couple, $1509 single
3rd and 4th person $599
Experience Grand Hotel as one of it's finest musical weekends of the year. Escape to America's Summer Place for this holiday weekend and fulfill yourself with the sweet melody of beautiful Jazz music played by some of the country's top performers.
For your listening pleasure, you're invited to enjoy the mastery of top jazz virtuoso's during daytime concerts in the Tea Garden performed by Dianne Reeves Saturday afternoon and Branford Marsalis on Sunday afternoon. Diane Reeves is a four time Grammy winner known for the award-winning soundtrack to George Clooney's film "Good Night and Good Luck". Branford Marsalis, a Jazz Master, composer, and three time Grammy award winning saxophonist and Tony Award nominee. Mr. Marsalis leads one of the finest Jazz Quartets known today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles.
When the sun begins to set, follow the sounds to the Theatre for a memorable evening performance by Ramsey Lewis on Friday evening and Freddy Cole on Saturday evening. Ramsey Lewis winner of three Grammy awards is a composer, pianist and Jazz legend referred to as "the great performer". Michigan Clarinetist Dave Bennett will be performing all three evenings at The Jockey Club at the Grand Stand.
Mr. Paul Anthony returns once again as Master of Ceremonies for the weekend, entertaining with his informative Q&A sessions on Saturday and Sunday.
Package includes evening cocktail receptions, cookout luncheon in the Tea Garden Saturday and Sunday afternoons, full breakfast and five-course dinner daily, and all entertainment.
Weekend sponsored by:
- Full breakfast and five-course dinner daily
- Friday evening Welcome Reception
- Saturday evening reception
- All entertainment performed by Ramsey Lewis, Dianne Reeves, Freddy Cole, Branford Marsalis, and Dave Bennett.
- Cookout luncheon in Tea Garden Saturday and Sunday afternoons
- Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
- Special discount on ferry boat tickets
- No tipping within Grand Hotel