U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Jazz Ensemble to
perform at HCC, Dec. 15
The U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Jazz Ensemble
will present a FREE concert at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 15 at
The Centre at Halifax Community College.
The Fleet Jazz Ensemble, led by Chief
Musician Roy Brown, is an 18-member jazz ensemble performing
many diverse styles within the jazz idiom. The bandís
repertoire ranges from the timeless classics of big band
swing by Count Basie and Duke Ellington to the exciting
contemporary jazz literature of Bob Florence and Gordon
Although the majority of the ensembleís
performances are public concerts and jazz festivals, the
Fleet Jazz Ensemble also performs for high school and
college student clinics, master classes and military dances.
Maintaining a reputation of consistent quality and
versatility, the Fleet Jazz Ensemble endures as one of
Virginiaís most respected jazz ensembles.
For concert information, contact Joanne
Jolly at (252) 538-4320. The event is open to the public,
but tickets are required for entry. Those interested can
pick up tickets (five per family) in person at The Centre,
the Daily Herald or the Roanoke Valley Chamber of
U.S Navy Fleet Forces Jazz Ensemble