Announcements

Free Concert on March 23rd: Rhythm in Blue United States Air Force Jazz Ensemble

March 6, 2012

United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue jazz ensemble will perform a free concert at the Cultural Arts Center in downtown Frederick on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m.  The concert is open to the public and no tickets are necessary.

Rhythm in Blue, part of the USAF Heritage of America Band, features the diverse talents of 17 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. The band incorporates a wide repertoire of jazz and fusion, from big band swing to cutting-edge contemporary music. Their fabulous vocalist radiates sounds of the great jazz divas and inspires with patriotic classics.

Activated in 1941, The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the US military service branches.  These world-class musicians come from Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia.  They travel more than 30,000 miles each year, performing concerts for the public and providing music for military protocol events throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  Under the leadership of Major Jeffrey B. Warner, the USAF Heritage of America Band remains at the forefront of preserving and enriching America’s military and musical heritage into the 21st century.

Concessions and a cash bar will be available that evening.  The Cultural Arts Center is located in downtown Frederick at 15 W. Patrick Street.  For more information about the concert, call (301) 662-4190.  More information about the band can be found at www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil.