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The United States Air Force Band Airmen of Note

FREE
Nov 11, 2022
Fri 7:30pm
2022/2023 Season

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE: Ticketholders must be seated by 7:15 p.m. Any available seats will be filled by patrons who are in the standby line the day of the event at 7:20 p.m. Standby line is for anyone wishing to attend who does not have the required ticket. 

 

VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE: This performance will be presented virtually via livestream, direct from the CCA main stage. Virtual attendance is free and can be accessed, starting at 7:15 p.m. at chandlercenter/org/USAFBand

 

Join Chandler Center for the Arts in celebrating our Veterans with the United States Air Force Band Airmen of Note. Created in 1950 to continue the tradition of bandleader Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Forces dance band, Airmen of Note presents its own brand of big band jazz as well as more contemporary forms of jazz, through its bi-annual tours across the United States. 

 

More About Airmen of Note

The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., it is one of six musical ensembles that form The U.S. Air Force Band. The current band consists of 18 active-duty musicians, including one vocalist.

Their commitment to musical excellence has earned the foremost jazz artists’ respect worldwide, leading to many collaborative performances and recordings with such luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughan, and Doc Severinsen. In 1990, the Airmen of Note established the Jazz Heritage Series, featuring the “Note” in concert with legendary icons of jazz. The series broadcasts to millions over National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services, and the internet. Additionally, the “Note” produces and delivers recorded music to millions of fans worldwide through hundreds of media outlets. One of the group's holiday recordings, "Cool Yule," reached #2 on the JazzWeek jazz chart.

As part of The U.S. Air Force Band, the Airmen of Note’s mission is to HONOR those who have served, INSPIRE American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and CONNECT with the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. The excellence demonstrated by the Airmen of Note reflects the excellence displayed by all Airmen stationed worldwide, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms enjoyed by citizens of the United States of America.

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