JOHN BROWN IS HERE!

We are so excited to have him in the Civic Center working with the School of Discovery Jazz Band this morning and Marlboro County High School Jazz Ensemble this afternoon.

Then….TONIGHT!!! beginning at 7:00 PM the Little Big Band takes the stage for an exciting performance of jazz music. Even if you are not a jazz music lover I assure you, you will enjoy this group.

Adult tickets $15.00     Student tickets $10.00

Call the Civic Center 843-454-9496 for reservations!

Doors open at 6:00 PM

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Get Your John Brown Little Big Band Tickets!!!

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You don’t want to miss this outstanding performance! Call the Marlboro Civic Center to reserve or purchase your tickets! 843-454-9496

 

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Check out the news article in the Herald Advocate about John Brown

Click on the link to read News Editor Jacqueline Hough’s,  interview with John Brown in the April 12th Herald Advocate:

http://heraldadvocate.com/OnlineEdition/tabid/253/Default.aspx

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John Brown, Director of Little Big Band

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Bassist, composer, educator and actor John Brown is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and currently resides in Durham, NC. He is a graduate of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently serves as Director of the Jazz Program and Associate Professor of the Practice of Music at Duke University, and has served on the faculties of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Central University and Guilford College (NC).

John has served on the Boards of the American Federation of Musicians, the North Carolina Jazz Foundation and the North Carolina Jazz Network, and currently serves on the board of the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program. John is a YAMAHA Certified String Educator.

“Brown’s woody bass tones are resounding and full of soulful authority…brilliant bass solo…solidly swinging and full of deep feeling from start to finish…” Jazz Times

John Brown Little Big Band will perform at the Marlboro Civic Center on Tuesday April 17, 2018 Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students. Box Office hours are 10AM-4PM Monday-Thursday. Please contact the Marlboro Civic Center at 843-454-9496 with any questions.

For more information and videos on the John Brown Little Big Band please visit www.jbjazz.com

“This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.”

“This program is funded in part by a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.”

 

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Box Office Opens Tomorrow for John Brown Little Big Band!

April 5-6, 2018 the Box Office is open for Civic Center Members.

April 7-  Box office is open for everyone.

Call 843-454-9496 or the visit the Civic Center at 106 Clyde St. Bennettsville, SC for more information.

Performance date: April 17, 2018  at 7:00 PMJohn Brown Flyer

John Brown the Performer

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Box Office Opens Tomorrow!!!

Civic Center Members, don’t forget to reserve your tickets for the John Brown Little Big Band.  Call 843-454-9496 or visit the Civic Center for you tickets. Performance April, 17 2018 at 7:00 PM. Adults $15.00, Students $10.00.  Non-members can reserve tickets beginning on April 9, 2018. Don’t miss this event!John Brown

Listen to the Band. Click the link below.

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John Brown the Performer

John Brown has performed as a jazz artist and as a concert performer.

Jazz combo for President and Mrs. Obama.

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Bassist with the North Carolina Symphony featuring Itzhak Perlman, solo cellist.

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Marlboro Civic Center with the Kinney Foundation Presents John Brown Little Big Band

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The Marlboro Civic Center and the Kinney Foundation present The John Brown Little Big Band Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7PM.

The John Brown Little Big Band is an 11-piece jazz band with a BIG sound, featuring piano, stand-up bass, saxophone, trumpet and much more.

John Brown, director of the band, is an award winning, GRAMMY-nominated bassist, gifted composer, educator, actor, and is the Director of the Jazz Program at Duke University. He has performed as a jazz bassist in Hawaii for President and Mrs. Barack Obama and as a concert bassist with the North Carolina Orchestra featuring solos cellist Itzhak Perlman.

The Little Big Band members have performed in the United States and abroad with artists like Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Nnenna Freelon, Diahann Carroll, Rosemary Clooney, Nell Carter, Slide Hampton,  Lou Donaldson, and Mark Whitfield to name a few.

The John Brown Little Big Band performs a wide range of jazz styles including the timeless classics of the Great American Songbook, original versions and new arrangements of traditional jazz standards, modern jazz pieces and original compositions including – It’s Almost Like Being in Love, Mack the Knife, Lulu’s Back in Town, and Make Someone Happy.

Besides giving an outstanding evening performance while in Bennettsville, local Marlboro County High School and Marlboro School of Discovery Jazz Ensembles will receive valuable insights on the genre of jazz with “hands on” workshops/instruction from John Brown.

Reserved tickets go on sale for Civic Center members on April 5 and to the general public on April 9. Adult tickets are $15 and student tickets are $10.

Contact the Marlboro Civic Center 843-4543-9496 for more information. Listen to the band on line by going to www.jbjazz.com

“This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.”

“This program is funded in part by a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina.”

 

 

 

 

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The John Brown Little Big Band Coming to the Civic Center April 17, 2018

Click the link below to here the band.  Tickets go on sale for Civic Center Members April 5 and for the General Public on April 9.

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Civic Center Members “I need your help!”

I am trying to revise email contacts.  If your email address has changed in the past year would you pretty please email me at:

marlborociviccenter@hotmail.com

Thank you so much! Sandra Widejko, office manager.

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