April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for an unforgettable evening of music as the internationally acclaimed The Jazz Ambassadors of The United States Army Field Band at the STAR Centre stage in Havre De Grace, MD on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 7:00 PM. This special concert is presented as an encore event to conclude our celebration of Harford 250!
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About the Jazz Ambassadors
The Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, brings a rich tradition of captivating performances that have received acclaim both at home and abroad since its formation in 1969. Comprising 19 talented musicians, the ensemble is dedicated to showcasing America’s greatest original art form—jazz.
Diverse Musical Journey
The Jazz Ambassadors’ repertoire is a musical journey that transcends genres. From big band swing and bebop to Latin rhythms, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, traditional New Orleans jazz, vocals, and patriotic selections, their performances cater to audiences of all tastes. Many of the pieces performed are written or arranged by the skilled members of The US Army Jazz Ambassadors.
A Global Presence
With appearances in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and throughout Europe, the The US Army Jazz Ambassadors have left an indelible mark on the global jazz scene. Notable performances include appearances at the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Jazz Education Network Conference, and a memorable spot on the Colbert Report.
Collaborations with Jazz Legends
The US Army Jazz Ambassadors have had the privilege of sharing the stage with outstanding jazz artists such as Gordon Goodwin, Bobby Shew, Ernie Watts, and the Dave Brubeck All-Star Quintet. Their collaborative spirit extends to joint concerts with renowned orchestras, including 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.
America’s Big Band
The US Army Jazz Ambassadors’ rigorous touring schedule and unwavering commitment to musical excellence have rightfully earned them the title of “America’s Big Band.”
For additional information about this extraordinary Jazz Ambassadors’ performance in Havre De Grace, please contact The Havre De Grace Visitor Center at 410-939-2100 or visit STAR Centre online at STAR Centre. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a musical celebration that resonates with the spirit of Harford’s rich history and the timeless beauty of jazz.