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FCC Jazz Big Band
  • April 20, 2023
  • Frederick Community College | Visual & Performing Arts Center | JBK Theater
  • 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702
  • 301-846-2566
  • 7:30 PM
  • Free - Suggested donation of $5

    THURSDAY • APRIL 20 • 7:30 PM

    Frederick Community College is celebrating jazz with a concert performance in JBK Theater this spring.

    Please join us to enjoy this swinging night of jazz favorites featuring the music of Howard Burns and the FCC Big Band. Sure to get your toes tapping, come and see us with your friends!


    American jazz musician, educator and director of the FCC Jazz Ensemble, plays saxophone, flute, clarinet and drums. Burns attended Howard University, earning a Bachelor of Music degree, and the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels, Belgium, where he earned his master’s degree. A member of the Blackbyrds and the Midnight Movers, he also performed with Clark Terry, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Joe Wilder, Butch Ballard, Buddy Catlett, Benny Powell, Hank Jones, John Handy, Curtis Fuller, Charles Davis, Lou Donaldson, The Four Tops, and The Temptations. The Howard Burns Quartet has been together for 20 years. He has appeared on five compact discs featuring the well-known jazz percussionist Kevin Yost.