SALISBURY, MD---From Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn, the Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band features a repertoire custom-made for the big band era … with a little modern fusion thrown in for good measure.
Salisbury University presents a concert by the venerable ensemble 7 p.m. Saturday, October 13, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.
Led by MSgt. John Cisar, Rhythm in Blue features the diverse talents of 15 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. The ensemble has performed at ceremonies for U.S. presidents and foreign heads of state, including the queen of England and president of France.
Sponsored by SU’s Office of Cultural Affairs, admission is free, but tickets are required. Advance tickets are available beginning Monday, September 10, at the Information Desk of the Guerrieri University Center, with a limit of four per person. A free shuttle from the Guerrieri University Center parking lot is available from 6-7 p.m., returning following the concert.
For more information call 410-543-6271 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.