The Birdland Big Band
Tue, 5 Feb 2013 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Concert Hall, Forbes Center for the Performing Arts
A dynamic new ensemble of New York's finest musicians, The Birdland Big Band provides an unforgettable music event that "sets the new standard for what a big band can be in the 21st century," according to The International Jazz Herald. Directed by Tommy Igoe, one of today's most successful and diverse drummers, the band infuses the best of American jazz with world music from every corner of the globe to surprise and delight audiences of all ages. You don't need to travel to Manhattan to experience these critically acclaimed jazz performers. For tickets, check http://www.jmu.edu/jmuarts/ or call (540) 568-7000.