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U.S. Air Force Band, “Airmen of Note,” to perform free concert in McAlister April 23

Airmen of Note

APRIL 16, 2012
by Tina Underwood, Media Relations

GREENVILLE, S.C.—The United States Air Force Band, “Airmen of Note,” will perform in concert on the Furman University campus Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium.

The tour concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required for admittance. Beginning April 3, concert goers can get up to four free tickets at the Timmons Arena box office.  Tickets can also be delivered by mail by contacting the Timmons box office at 864-294-3097.

The event is sponsored by Furman’s Jazz Studies program.

The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force. Created in 1950 to carry on the tradition of Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Corps dance band, the “Note” features 18 jazz musicians and is one of the last touring big bands. The group has earned international acclaim as one of the finest and most versatile big bands of its kind in the world.

The Airmen of Note has presented its brand of big band jazz to audiences throughout the U.S., dozens of countries in Europe and Asia, as well as in its home base, the Washington, D.C. area.

For more information about the Airmen of Note, visit the band’s website.

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