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Jazz Heritage Series kicks off February 8, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force Band is scheduled to start their free 2018 Airmen of Note Jazz Heritage Series today at 8 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Virginia. MORE

His own Air Force song October 26, 2017 — From a young age, Staff Sgt. Kymon Carriker had a love for singing. In the car or at home, it didn’t matter -- he sang all day, every day.“My mother always tells me that I didn’t cry as a baby; I came out singing,” said Carriker, 11th Wing Command Chief executive assistant.    His fondest childhood memory was singing ‘Oh Happy Day’ at church in MORE

Airmen of Note celebrate 70 years of USAF heritage on West Coast October 12, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force Band premier jazz ensemble, Airmen of Note, toured California, Sept. 22 to Oct. 3.During the fall 2017 tour, the ensemble performed at more than 10 locations and brought Air Force musicians, who represent all Airmen, to West Coast audiences. “The bonds that the band is able to forge while traveling as musical ambassadors is great MORE

USAF Band Features World Renowned Vocalist February 14, 2017 — Nnenna Freelon, vocalist, sings alongside the U.S. Air Force Band Airmen of Note during a 2017 Jazz Concert Series performance at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 9, 2017. The concert series began in 1990 and has showcased many notable jazz musicians, including pianist Cyrus Chestnut, trumpeter Terell MORE

USAF Band rocks Halls with Carols December 13, 2016 — U.S. Air Force Concert Band performs a recital, Spirit of the Season 2016, at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall in the District of Columbia, Dec. 10. The annual event featured multiple USAF Band ensembles including the Concert Band and Singing Sergeants who played a set of holiday favorites. MORE

AF Band tour honors vets, inspires patriotism November 1, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants Fall 2016 Tour concluded Oct. 29 after a 10-day performance-filled trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania.Tours are held biannually to connect with the American public in various ways.“We do these tours threefold,” said Maj. Matthew Henry, U.S. Air Force Band director of staff and associate conductor. “We MORE

Jazz Icon Highlights AF Band Performance October 26, 2016 — Cyrus Chestnut, jazz pianist, meets with Col. E. John Teichert, Joint Base Andrews and 11th Wing commander, and concert attendees, during a 2016 Jazz Heritage Series performance at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria, Va., Oct. 21, 2016. Each year, a Jazz Heritage Series performance features a legendary icon of jazz. Chestnut has MORE

Airmen of Note tour: Chicago to Detroit September 8, 2016 — Airmen of Note, the U.S. Air Force Band’s premier jazz ensemble, performed at North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall in Naperville, Ill., at Victory Park Band Shell in Albion, Mich., and at the Detroit International Jazz Festival in Detroit, Mich., from Sept. 2-4, 2016. MORE