U.S. Army Jazz Band performing in Lake Geneva
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The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform in concert 7 p.m., Fri., Oct. 26 at the Lake Geneva Middle School gym.
LAKE GENEVA--The Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring big band of the United States Army, will be performing in concert 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 26 in the gym of the Lake Geneva Middle School, 600 Bloomfield Road, Lake Geneva.
The concert is free, but tickets are required. Send a ticket request for the concert with a self-addressed, stamped envelope and your name, phone number and the number of tickets requested, to: Lake Geneva Middle School, Attn: Jazz Ambassadors Tickets, 600 Bloomfield Road, Lake Geneva, WI 53147. There is a strict limit of four tickets per request.
Ticket requests will be filled in the order received until all available tickets have been distributed.
Doors to the school will open at 6:15 p.m. Ticket holders are requested to be seated by 6:40 p.m. Non-ticket holders will be allowed to fill available seats at 6:45 p.m. All seats are general admission.
The Jazz Ambassadors, a 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, and has received 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 soloists, and the group's 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.