09/15/2013Location: Education Center Time: 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free
Enjoy the enticing music of the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra at the Homestead National Monument of America’s Education Center onSunday, September 15, 2013, at2 p.m.This award winning group will use music to travel back through time to the Big Band Era.This concert is part of the 2013 Homestead Concert Series and free courtesy of the Nebraska Arts Council and Hevelone Foundation. Come early, have a picnic, tour the Heritage Center, and see the special exhibits at the Education Center..
The Nebraska Jazz Orchestra was founded in 1975 and is one of the Midwest’s premier big bands, celebrating over 35 years of great performances. It has recorded over 60 original compositions. They will play many of these originals, but they will also feature a variety of traditional big band compositions by jazz masters such as Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie.