John Brown’s “Little” Big Band in Concert – BIG BAND SWING

Orringer Auditorium, New Bern Campus 800 College Ct, New Bern

The John Brown “little” Big Band is an 11-piece band that has a BIG sound! The group packs a punch and has the big band sound without the additional horns we bring along with our Jazz Orchestra. This is a professional jazz ensemble made up of top musicians, specializing in performances of traditional compositions from […]

To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming

Orringer Auditorium, New Bern Campus 800 College Ct, New Bern

On January 29, 1865, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, general-in-chief of the Union army, arrived at the Morehead City Harbor. Grant’s purpose in visiting the coast centered on a broadening military strategy for North Carolina, which in the coming weeks would transform the state into a major operational theater of the war. Grant selected his […]