Extra Credit: Jazz Ambassadors of the US Army Field Band

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Pittsburg State University is proud to be a host for a concert by “America’s Big Band” the United States Army Jazz Ambassadors from Washington D. C. This group has as their primary mission touring both the U.S. and overseas. They are an incredible professional big band on a par with such groups as the Count Basie Orchestra and the old Tonight Show Band with Doc Severinson.

The Jazz Ambassadors-America’s Big Band is the official touring big band of the United States Army. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are designed to entertain all types of audiences. Custom compositions and arrangements highlight the group’s creative talent and gifted soloists. Their diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections.

The concert is Friday, March 4th at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine and opens with the PSU Jazz 1 Ensemble. Although the concert is free tickets are required and available at the PSU ticket office, the Morning Sun, and Memorial Auditorium. The Auditorium seats about 1600 and over 900 balcony seats are already claimed. All seats are general admission with the ticket office having many floor seats still available.

Get them while they last.