United States Air Force Band of Liberty Wednesday February 6, 2013 (7:00pm)
From the swingin’ sounds of Glenn Miller to the best of contemporary big band jazz, the United States Air Force Liberty Big 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 18 outstanding musicians from around the country, the Liberty Big 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 Big Band regularly performs for audiences throughout New England, New York and New Jersey. The band has been featured at the Syracuse, Corning (NY) and Manchester (NH) Jazz Festivals and has shared the stage with artists such as John Pizzarelli, Jiggs Whigham, Byron Stripling, Maureen McGovern, and Ann Hampton Callaway at venues throughout the Northeast. Paying homage to the great big bands of Basie, Ellington, Kenton and Goodman the Liberty Big Band also spotlights the works of modern composers such as Maria Schneider, Mike Crotty, Sandy Megas and Brett Zvzcek. So wether 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 Big Band has something for jazz lovers of all ages.
Ticket Information: Tickets are Free and ONLY available for reservation through the Box Office by calling (603) 668-5588 or visiting in person