Ballard High will soon host a special night of free jazz music featuring the Marine Corps musicians.
“The President’s Own” Marine Corps All-Star Jazz Band is wrapping up their West Coast tour with a concert at Ballard High School on Feb. 8. The band is a group of 20 hand-selected jazz musicians from different Marine Corps bands around the country. Their tour started in Los Angeles, and they’ve been traveling up the coast hosting master classes and performing for the public.
The BHS Jazz Band 1 will be opening with a couple songs, followed by an hour of music from the Marine Corps.
The concert will be on Friday, Feb. 8 at 7pm at Ballard High School’s Earl Kelly Center for Performing Arts.