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Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center


Oct
29 Sun

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors

Bloomington, MN
United States
Doors at 1:30 PM, Show at 2:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION Public Onsale: August 21, 2017 8:00 AM to October 29, 2017 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
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 band has appeared in all fifty states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe. Notable performances include concerts at international jazz festivals in Montreux, Switzerland; Newport, Rhode Island; Toronto, Canada; Brussels, Belgium; and the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands. In 1995, the Jazz Ambassadors performed in England, Wales, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Czech Republic in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II. The band has also been featured in unique joint concerts with major orchestras, including the Detroit and Baltimore symphonies.
Oct
30 Mon

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors

Bloomington, MN
United States
Doors at 6:30 PM, Show at 7:00 PM
More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
GENERAL ADMISSION: $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION Public Onsale: August 21, 2017 8:00 AM to October 30, 2017 6:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
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 band has appeared in all fifty states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe. Notable performances include concerts at international jazz festivals in Montreux, Switzerland; Newport, Rhode Island; Toronto, Canada; Brussels, Belgium; and the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands. In 1995, the Jazz Ambassadors performed in England, Wales, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Czech Republic in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II. The band has also been featured in unique joint concerts with major orchestras, including the Detroit and Baltimore symphonies.

11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, MN
United States
Serving as a working tribute to the concepts and contributions of Freemasonry, the Heritage Center provides the public an intimate and elegant destination for events, performances and scholarly pursuits and features a 443-seat auditorium with jewel-box theatre, a Masonic museum and library, an ornate Masonic Lodge Room, meeting spaces, executive board room and a full catering kitchen.