The US Navy’s Premier Jazz Ensemble Comes to Huntington College


HUNTINGTON, IN -- The Huntington College Merillat Centre for the Arts will host the Jazz Commodores Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. The group is a specialty unit of the United States Navy Band in Washington, DC Admission is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Senior Chief Musician Gerard Ascione, the ensemble features 18 of the Navy’s top jazz and "big band" musicians. The Commodores combine the best of jazz and popular music, offering styles ranging from the authentic sounds of the swing era and bebop to contemporary high-energy music.

Free tickets are available from the Merillat Centre for the Arts, located on the campus of Huntington College. Stop by the Ticket Office or send a self-stamped/addressed envelope with your request to the Merillat Centre Ticket Office, 2303 College Ave., Huntington, Indiana 46750. Ticket holders must be seated by 7:15 p.m.; thereafter persons without tickets will be given an opportunity to claim any empty seats. For more information call (219) 356-6000, extension 2060 or 2061.

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Heather Barkley
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