Musical Crossroads: Featuring The U.S. Army Blues

Date & Time
Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location
African American History and Culture Museum
Oprah Winfrey Theater
Event Type
Performances
Cost
Free
About this Event
This program will feature The U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble with guest vocalists Sharón Clark, Michael Croan, and U.S. Army Band member Sgt. Major Christal Rheams singing iconic songs, including Nina Simone's " I Wish I Knew What It Was Like To Be Free", Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready", and Sam Cooke's "A Change is Gonna Come."

Selections from Oliver Nelson's "Afro/American Sketches" and "The Kennedy Dream," as well as big band classics from the Count Basie and Sammy Davis Jr. songbooks will be featured. Part of the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," the U.S. Army Blues are the premier jazz ensemble of the nation's senior service.
Co-Sponsors
The U.S. Army Blues and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"