Council hosts Jazz Ambassadors

  • Friday, August 22, 2014

Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences.

The Cultural Council of Georgetown County is proud to present an amazing, free and family-friendly concert to the community on Sat., Aug. 30.

The Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band will perform at 6 p.m. at Francis Marion Park, on Front Street along the harbor in Georgetown.

One of the finest big bands in the world today, the Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC, tours thousands of miles each year to promote patriotism and good will for the U.S. Army through free public concerts.

A highly competitive audition process draws candidates from leading conservatories, universities, and the professional ranks.

The band has appeared in all fifty states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe.

Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences. Many of the ensembleís members arrange and compose music highlighting the groupís creative talent and gifted soloists. Their diverse repertoire includes big band swing, Latin music, contemporary jazz, bebop, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, and patriotic selections. Wherever they travel, the Jazz Ambassadors proudly carry the message of patriotism and goodwill to audiences worldwide.

Bring blankets, lawn chairs, friends and family for this wonderful and free event in historic downtown Georgetown.

In the event of rain, plans are in place to use Winyah Auditorium.

For more information please visit www.CulturalCouncil.info or call 843-520-0744.

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