The Jazz Ambassadors—America's Big Band is the official touring big band of the U.S. Army.
Their diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections.
Formed in 1969, 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.
Free; you must have a ticket to attend; please pick up at the Box Office or call 413-545-2511
Tuesday, March 25th 8:00pm Bezanson Recital Hall
Christopher Krueger, flute & Salvatore Macchia, contrabass
Music for solo flute, solo contrabass, and flute with contrabass by Hans Werner Henze: S. Biagio 9 Agosto ore 1207, Betsy Jolas: Episode Huitieme, Shulamit Ran: East Wind, Peter Child: Dialogue, Theodore Antoniou: On the Top of a Mountain or Deserted Island, Hayg Boyadjian: Lumiere Noir