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Iconic Trumpeter plays Jazz with Air Force Band

Terell Stanfford, center left, Jazz Heritage Series iconic jazz artist and Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, center right, Air Force assistant vice chief of staff, and her accompanied guests pose for a group photo in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Harris met and greeted the jazz artist before their concert. In 1990, the Airmen of Note established the jazz heritage series, featuring the “Note” in concert with legendary icons of jazz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, center left, Jazz Heritage Series iconic jazz artist and Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, center right, Air Force assistant vice chief of staff, and her accompanied guests pose for a group photo in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Harris met and greeted the jazz artist before their concert. In 1990, the Airmen of Note established the jazz heritage series, featuring the “Note” in concert with legendary icons of jazz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Col. Larry Lang, left, Air Force Band commander and conductor, and Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, right, Air Force assistant vice chief of staff, gives Terell Stanfford, center, Jazz Heritage Series iconic jazz artist, a token of appreciation in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Stanfford was one of the three artists to perform in the Jazz Heritage Series. The Airmen of Note first established the series in 1990 and every year the concert features the “Note” with legendary jazz icons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Col. Larry Lang, left, Air Force Band commander and conductor, and Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, right, Air Force assistant vice chief of staff, gives Terell Stanfford, center, Jazz Heritage Series iconic jazz artist, a token of appreciation in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Stanfford was one of the three artists to perform in the Jazz Heritage Series. The Airmen of Note first established the series in 1990 and every year the concert features the “Note” with legendary jazz icons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, and the Airmen of Note, Air Force Band jazz ensemble, perform for the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. The series was established in 1990 by the Airmen of Note. Every year the “Note” is featured in concert with legendary jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, and the Airmen of Note, Air Force Band jazz ensemble, perform for the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. The series was established in 1990 by the Airmen of Note. Every year the “Note” is featured in concert with legendary jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, plays in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Terell Stafford has been nominated for several Grammys. Every year the series features the Airmen of Note in concert alongside renowned jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, plays in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Terell Stafford has been nominated for several Grammys. Every year the series features the Airmen of Note in concert alongside renowned jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

An Airmen of Note member strums the guitar at the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. The Airmen of Note played alongside a legendary jazz artist. Each year the series is broadcasted to millions over National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services and the Internet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

An Airmen of Note member strums the guitar at the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. The Airmen of Note played alongside a legendary jazz artist. Each year the series is broadcasted to millions over National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services and the Internet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, performs with the Airmen of Note in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Terell Stafford has been nominated for several Grammys and is a professional in the art of jazz. The Airmen of Note and iconic jazz artists have been performing in the series since 1990. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, performs with the Airmen of Note in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Terell Stafford has been nominated for several Grammys and is a professional in the art of jazz. The Airmen of Note and iconic jazz artists have been performing in the series since 1990. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Master Sgt. Andy Axelrad, Air Force Band saxophone player, performs a solo piece in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. This is one of Axelrad’s last performances before he retires form 24 years of service. The Air Force Band established the Jazz Heritage Series in 1990 which features the Airmen of Note in concert with legendary jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Master Sgt. Andy Axelrad, Air Force Band saxophone player, performs a solo piece in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. This is one of Axelrad’s last performances before he retires form 24 years of service. The Air Force Band established the Jazz Heritage Series in 1990 which features the Airmen of Note in concert with legendary jazz artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Tech. Sgt. Luke Brandon, Left, Air Force Band trumpeter, and Terell Stanfford, right, jazz trumpeter, embrace in a hug after a duet performance in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Before the Air Force Band, Brandon was a student of Stanfford’s teachings at Temple University. In 1990, the band established the Airmen of Note Jazz Heritage Series that features a legendary jazz artist in concert with the band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Tech. Sgt. Luke Brandon, Left, Air Force Band trumpeter, and Terell Stanfford, right, jazz trumpeter, embrace in a hug after a duet performance in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016. Before the Air Force Band, Brandon was a student of Stanfford’s teachings at Temple University. In 1990, the band established the Airmen of Note Jazz Heritage Series that features a legendary jazz artist in concert with the band. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)

Alexandria, Va. -- The Air Force Band Airmen of Note played alongside Terell Stanfford, jazz trumpeter, in the Jazz Heritage Series at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Nov. 11, 2016.

In 1990, the Airmen of Note established the jazz heritage series, featuring the “Note” in concert with legendary icons of jazz.

Each year the series is broadcasted to millions over National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services and the Internet.
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