The Arts Council is excited to offer this very special performance by The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, a performance group of the U.S. Air Force’s Band of the Golden West.
Bring a chair or blanket and come out to enjoy the show with your neighbors! Rain or shine, the show will go on!
Concerts in the Park are always free and are a program of the Arts Council. Support is provided by the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, 4Culture King County, and through the generous support of the Arts Council members and donors: folks just like you!
About the Band of the Golden West from their Facebook page:
“The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West is stationed in the San Francisco Bay area at Travis Air Force Base, California. The only active duty Air Force band west of the Rockies, the Band of the Golden West is comprised of 47 talented and versatile Airmen-musicians under the command of Captain Rafael F. Toro-Quinones. In addition to performing for civilian communities throughout the states of California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, the band supports 13 Air Force Bases, 8 Air Force Reserve Wings, and 6 recruiting squadrons in over 250 annual performances for 1.5 million listeners.”
“The organization offers 7 outstanding performing groups: Concert Band, Ceremonial Marching Band, The Commanders jazz ensemble, Mobility popular music ensemble, Travis Brass quintet, Golden West Winds woodwind quintet, and C4 clarinet quartet. Additionally, the Band of the Golden West provides solo vocalists for the performance of our National Anthem and solo buglers for Taps details.”
“The USAF Band of the Golden West mission is to advance Air Mobility Command and global Air Force missions by providing professional musical products and services for official military, recruiting, and community relations events.”