West Point Jazz Ensemble to celebrate Black History

22 Jan 2020 | 11:04

West Point. The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, will present a performance in celebration of Black History Month featuring special guest Donald Harrison on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Haig Room at West Point. A celebrated New Orleans-born jazz saxophonist, Harrison is an adept performer and creator of a hard-swinging improvisational style called “Nouveau Swing,” a style of jazz merged with modern dance music like R&B, Hip-Hop, Soul and Rock. This event is free and open to all. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The Haig Room is located on the sixth floor of the USMA Library, at 758 Cullum Road. For more information and to RSVP to the event, visit westpointband.com. For concert information, cancellations and updates, call 845 938-2617 or visit westpointband.com. Follow West Point Band news on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.