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"Pershing's Own" Participates in 2012 Independence Day Celebrations

Monday, Jul 2, 2012

The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" will take part in several July Fourth festivities in the Nation's Capital, as well as in Philadelphia, PA, Ocean City, MD, and Atlanta, GA.

The musicians of "Pershing's Own" will be joining musicians from the Atlanta Symphony, the National Symphony Orchestra, and even Broadway legend Ben Vereen, in celebration of American Independence Day.

The U.S. Army Chorus with the Atlanta Symphony
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The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" Concert Series in Partnership with the Library of Congress

Monday, Apr 25, 2011

WHO: The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and The Library of Congress
WHAT: Music from the Collection
WHEN: May 5, 2011, 8:00 PM
WHERE: Coolidge Auditorium, 1st and Independence Sts., SE, Washington, DC

The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” continues its partnership with the Library of Congress in May with two concerts featuring different performing elements of “Pershing’s Own.”

On May 5 at 8:00 PM, The U.S. Army Blues performs the music of Charles Mingus, and Gerry Mulligan. Library of Congress Musicologist Loras John Schissel hosts this event which features music from two legendary composers of America’s only indigenous art form: jazz. Schissel has been instrumental not only in organizing the Libra...

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