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Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band

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Name: Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band
Date: October 15, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM MDT
Event Description:
The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America's greatest original art form, jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences. The band’s diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections, many of which are written or arranged by members of the Jazz Ambassadors. The Jazz Ambassadors has appeared in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe. Recent notable performances include concerts at the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Jazz Education Network Conference, and an appearance on the Colbert Report. Gordon Goodwin, Bobby Shew, Ernie Watts, and the Dave Brubeck All-Star Quintet are just a few of the outstanding jazz artists who have shared the stage with the Jazz Ambassadors. The band has been featured in joint concerts with Marvin Hamlisch and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Pops, the Colorado Pops Orchestra, and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. The band’s rigorous touring schedule and reputation for excellence has earned it the title “America’s Big Band.” Venue Information: Gryphon Theatre 710 E. Garfield Laramie, WY, 82070
Gryphon Theatre 710 E. Garfield St. Laramie, WY 82070
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, Oct 15th @ 4pm
Contact Information:
Laramie Plains Civic Center 710 E. Garfield St, Suite 110 Laramie, WY 82070
Free Admission. Tickets may be picked up at the Laramie Plains Civic Center office.
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