US Air Force Liberty Jazz to Peform Free Concert 11/13

November 1
3:55 PM 2012

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In honor of Veterans' Day, the State Theatre in Easton presents a free concert with the United States Air Force Liberty Jazz Band on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets must still be requested at the Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by phone at 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Seating is limited. State Theatre ticket fees still apply.

From the swingin' sounds of Glenn Miller to the best of contemporary big band jazz, the United States Air Force Liberty Jazz Band plays it all with style and sophistication. Part of the United States Air Force Band of Liberty from Hanscom Air Force Base outside Boston, this stellar ensemble has been entertaining audiences throughout the Northeast for more than a quarter century. Made up of 13 outstanding musicians from around the country, the Liberty Jazz Band takes pride in preserving the heritage of America's true art form -- jazz. One of the few traveling big bands still around, the Liberty Jazz Band regularly performs for audiences throughout New England, New York and New Jersey. They have been featured at the Syracuse (NY), Corning (NY), Lewiston (NY), and Manchester (NH) Jazz Festivals and have shared the stage with jazz artists such as John Pizzarelli, Gary Smulyan, Byron Stripling, Greg Hopkins, Jiggs Whigam, Billy Pierce, and Jane Monheit. The band also had the privilege to work with Jack Jones, Maureen McGovern, and Ann Hampton Callaway at City Hall Plaza in Boston. Paying homage to the great big bands of Basie, Ellington, Kenton and Goodman the Liberty Jazz Band also spotlights the works of modern composers such as Maria Schneider, Mike Crotty, Sandy Megas and Brett Zvzcek. So whether you want to walk down memory lane to the sounds of the great big band era or check out some of the new sounds of today, the United States Air Force Liberty Jazz Band has something for jazz lovers of all ages.

Visit http://www.bandofliberty.af.mil/index.asp for more information.

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