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Public Invited to Enjoy FREE Performance by the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors in North Myrtle Beach
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Tuesday, October 13, 2015


The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C., official touring big band of the United States Army, will perform October 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The concert is FREE and open to the public. The Jazz Ambassadors concert is sponsored by the City of North Myrtle Beach.
Formed in 1969, the 19-member Jazz Ambassadors ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America's greatest original art form, jazz.
Jazz Ambassadors concerts are designed to entertain all types of audiences. The bands 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.
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 bands rigorous touring schedule and reputation for excellence has earned it the title Americas Big Band.
To listen to the Jazz Ambassadors and for additional information, visit http://www.armyfieldband.com/pages/ensembles/ja.html

For additional information about the Jazz Ambassadors performance in North Myrtle Beach, please contact the North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Department at 843-280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us



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