The U. S. Navy Band Commodores from Washington, DC will present a free concert in the Manhattan Municipal Auditorium November 4 at 3:00 p.m.. The event is a part of the activities in connection with Veterans Day, to be observed locally November 12. The appearance of the Navy Commodores and other Veterans Day events are sponsored by the Flint Hills Veterans Coalition.
The Navy Band Commodores feature 19 top jazz and big band musicians offering a mixture of styles ranging from authentic sounds of the swing era to contemporary high-energy music.
Free general admission tickets are available by mailing a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: U. S. Navy Commodores Concert, Chamber of Commerce,
P. O. Box 988, Manhattan, KS 66505.
Dizzy Gillespie, Grover Washington, Jr., Louis Bellson, and Pete Christlieb
are a few of the guest artists who have appeared with the Commodores. This
special performance by the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble is a part of the
Navy Band Commodores’ national tour.