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Venue:Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
Dates:Saturday, June 17, 2006
Hours:3:00pm to 4:30pm.
Cost:Free
Category:Music & Concerts
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be kicking off its 2006 outdoor concert series in high style with a performance by the United States Air Force Liberty Big Band at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End.

Date & Time
Saturday, June 17, 2006
3:00pm to 4:30pm

From the swinging sounds of Glenn Miller to the best of contemporary big band jazz, the United States Air Force Liberty Big Band plays it all with style and sophistication.

Part of the United States Air Force Band of Liberty from Hanscom Air Force Base outside Boston, this stellar ensemble has been entertaining audiences throughout the Northeast for more than a quarter century.

Made up of 18 outstanding musicians from around the country, the Liberty Big Band takes pride in preserving the heritage of Americaís true art form: jazz. Paying homage to the great big bands of Basie, Ellington, Kenton and Goodman the Liberty Big Band also spotlights the works of modern composers such as Maria Schneider, Mike Crotty, Sandy Megas, and Brett Zvzcek.

Rain Date
In case of rain, the concert will be held the next day, Sunday, June 18, at the same time. Christopher Columbus Park is located on Atlantic Avenue along Bostonís historic waterfront adjacent to the Marriot Long Wharf hotel.

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