U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Perform at Crane School of Music

03.25.14

Jazz-Ambassadors
The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors, known as “America’s big band,” will perform at SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music on Monday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Hosmer Hall.

SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music is proud to host the U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors for a special guest performance on Monday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall.

The Jazz Ambassadors are the U.S. Army's premier touring big band, traveling thousands of miles each year to present jazz to enthusiastic audiences throughout the nation and worldwide. As a component of the U.S. Army Field Band, the Jazz Ambassadors take great pride in reflecting the excellence of the nation's soldiers, in performances across America and around the globe.

The program will consist of selections from artists such as Charlie Mingus, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Wayne Shorter, Cole Porter, Jelly Roll Morton, Leonard Bernstein and many more. In addition, there will be patriotic favorites and a salute to veterans at the concert.

This event is free, and the public is invited to attend.

To learn more about the Jazz Ambassadors and the U.S. Army Field Band, visit www.armyfieldband.com.

For more information about SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music, please visit www.potsdam.edu/crane.

Founded in 1886, SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music has a long legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is the State University of New York's only All-Steinway institution.