Tyler Junior College

Navy Band’s Jazz Commodores to perform Nov. 2

Published Thursday, 18th October 2012

The Navy Commodores, the United States Navy’s premier jazz ensemble from Washington, D.C., will perform 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, in Wise Auditorium on the Tyler Junior College campus.

A specialty unit of the United States Navy Band since 1969, the Commodores features 18 top jazz and big band musicians offering a mixture of styles ranging from authentic sounds of the swing era to contemporary high-energy music. Over the years, guest artists have included Dizzy Gillespie, Grover Washington Jr., Louis Bellson and Pete Gottleib.

The concert is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: U.S. Navy Jazz Commodores Concert, TJC Band Hall, PO Box 9020, Tyler TX, 75711.

Please limit requests to a maximum of four tickets. Ticket requests will be filled by the postmarked date they are received.

For more information, call the TJC Band Office at 903-510-3168.

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