As a performer and songwriter today, I am always reaching back in order to look forward. Reaching back to what? Well, the blues I guess? Those songs from turbulent times that still resonate with people today. Whether jazz, blues, country or folk - I care little for the distinction - as it has always been a case of nuance for me. Evermore I continue to draw upon the seminal experience of hearing real live jazz and blues played in our childhood home, which has fuelled my hunger to explore, create and develop...
Join me and our host musicians on this wonderful 11 day adventure for a blend of fine traditional blues music aboard the Radiance of the Seas against a backdrop of some of the world's most beautiful scenery.
You’ll be amazed by this epic destination before you’ve even stepped off the ship. The Bay of Islands is possibly one of the most picturesque cruise spots in the world. Cruise into Milford Sound and drift by soaring snow-capped peaks and tumbling waterfalls, float by picturesque Fiordland National Park or sit back and watch the fiord and vineyard filled landscape of Picton pass you by. Trust us, you’ll want to be on deck and looking outwards for this one.
New Zealand is not just about awe-inspiring natural beauty. Come and discover the captivating Maori culture, take a peek at the museums and galleries and be intrigued by New Zealand’s heritage and history and enjoy the local culinary delights and fine wines on offer.