This archived article was written by: Rachel Prows
“Every year, Navy musicians from 11 bands present more than 6,000 performances across the United States and around the world, connecting with millions of people.
Navy bands go where ships can’t go to help expand and strengthen our network of partners. Last Year, Navy bands traveled to 45 countries, helping to improve access and relationships abroad.”
“Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, deliver that tradition to communities all over America,” according to the Navy Band National tour 2016 program.
Over 1,500 people attended the Nov. 3, free concert at the BDAC where they showcased their musical talent.