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March 16, 2012
U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band—Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble to perform at The Centre, April 21
WELDON, N.C. – The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band—Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble will perform Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at The Centre at Halifax Community College.

The event is free and open to the public, but guests must have a ticket to gain admission (limit four per household). Tickets are available, free of charge, by doing one of the following:
  • Visit The Centre’s Box Office on the campus of HCC between the hours of 12-6 p.m., Monday-Friday or call 252-538-4336 for information
  • Visit The Daily Herald office at 916 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids
  • Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and number of tickets requested to The Centre @ Halifax Community College, 200 College Drive, Weldon, N.C. 27890, Attn: The Box Office. The deadline to receive tickets by mail is April 16.
Rhythm in Blue is a highly entertaining and versatile 13-piece ensemble that performs the American musical art forms of jazz, blues and funk. The band features repertoire from great jazz masters such as Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, The Yellowjackets, Charlie Parker, Michael Brecker and Herbie Hancock. The ensemble also pays tribute to Big Band leaders of the swing era, such as Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Glenn Miller. In addition, their fabulous vocalist entertains with musical gems from jazz divas such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Diane Schuur. Bringing you great jazz from the USAF Heritage of America Band, led by Master Sergeant John Cisar, we hope you enjoy the musical talent of Rhythm in Blue!

Visit: http://www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil/ensembles/BandEnsembleBio.asp?EnsembleID=157 for more information and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecHc7IKX_2s to watch a musical number performed by the ensemble.

For more information on the 2012 HCC Lyceum Series of Special Events, visit http://www.halifaxcc.edu/lyceum/. To receive notifications of HCC events and events held at The Centre, visit http://halifaxcc.edu/getevents.htm. This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education PBI Formula Grant.
U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
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Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Interim Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., rhoadesd@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239