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- Posted on Jan 11th 2008 6:00PM by Benjy Eisen
Sure enough, the core group was joined at times by Ivan Neville, Grace Potter and Michael Franti, who surprised even the other musicians when he jumped onstage towards the end of 'Let's Dance' for a freestyle rap that eventually brought the impromptu jam back around to the chorus. The focus on David Bowie played into the cruise's ''80s Night' theme, which had many passengers dressed up in leg warmers or short shorts, and even a very psyched Ziggy Stardust.
"It's very much in the spirit of Jam Cruise that this whole thing came together," Schnier tells Spinner. "We still have a surplus of songs. We still have six or seven songs that are ready to go."
Some passengers who literally walked in on it were treated to a live rehearsal several days earlier in the ship's Beverly Hill's Bar, which served as the cruise's epicenter for impromptu jamming throughout the voyage.