Marine Corps Jazz Ensemble Performs 3/6

02/28/2014
By DebraNicole Huber

The Greater Lowell community will get a rare chance to hear some of the world’s most accomplished musicians when the USMC Jazz Ensemble presents a free concert of standards and original compositions on Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Durgin Concert Hall, South Campus. 

Comprised of Marine musicians stationed all over the country, the jazz band ensemble is part of the Marine Corps Music Program, which consists of 10 bands throughout the world. Known as “The President’s Own,” Marine bands and ensembles perform for heads of state, foreign dignitaries, military leaders and the American public. The jazz ensemble asked to perform at UMass Lowell as part of the septet’s one-time tour of the Northeast. Doors open at 7pm. General seating. No tickets are necessary.

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For more information, contact Deb Huber, director of Instrumental Music Outreach, Dept of Music.