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JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Box Office

Purchase by phone or in-person

Monday, March 27, 2023

7:00pm

Luhrs Center, Shippensburg PA

Free general admission-Ticket Required-(Limit of 4)

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United States Army Field Band


The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969,
this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim at home and abroad performing America’s greatest
original art form, jazz. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are programmed to entertain all types of audiences. The band’s
diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes,
Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections, many of which are written or arranged by members of the Jazz
Ambassadors.


The Jazz Ambassadors has appeared in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and
throughout Europe. Recent notable performances include concerts at the Toronto Jazz Festival, the
Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont, the Kennedy Center Honors, the Jazz Education Network
Conference, and an appearance on the Colbert Report. Gordon Goodwin, Bobby Shew, Ernie Watts, and
the Dave Brubeck All-Star Quintet are just a few of the outstanding jazz artists who have shared the stage
with the Jazz Ambassadors. The band has been featured in joint concerts with Marvin Hamlisch and the
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Pops, the
Colorado Pops Orchestra, and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. The Jazz Ambassadors’s rigorous
touring schedule and reputation for excellence has earned it the title “America’s Big Band.”

Tickets can only be reserved through Luhrs Center Box Office, Monday-Friday, 10-4pm, 717-477-7469, beginning January 17, 2023.


Ticket holders should be seated for the program by 7:15 PM.  Unclaimed seats will be released to non-ticketholders at 7:20 PM.

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BECOME A MEMBER

The Luhrs Center Circle of Friends helps make all that we do possible. This membership program enables us to nurture an arts-oriented lifestyle in the Cumblerand Valley, and invest in the future of the arts through outreach to students of all ages.

Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive,
Shippenburg PA 17257
Luhrs Center Box Office
475 Lancaster Drive,
Shippensburg PA 17257
(717) 477-7469 (SHOW)