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Renowned jazz artist sings with AF Band February 14, 2018 — Professional jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée sang with the U.S. Air Force Band's Airmen of Note during a 2018 Jazz Heritage Series concert at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., Feb. 8, 2018. Aimée kicked off the series, which features three guest jazz artists. The U.S. Air Force Band first established the annual series in 1990, which showcases bandsmen with renowned jazz icons. MORE

JBA celebrates black history February 13, 2018 — The 11th Operations Group is scheduled to host several Black History Month events here throughout February. MORE

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

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

Airmen of Note Jazz Series features drummer Peter Erskine March 24, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force Band Airmen of Note and Peter Erskine, American jazz drummer, perform a Jazz Heritage Series concert in Alexandria, Va., March 23, 2017. Erskine is a renowned musician, having won two Grammy Awards and “Best Jazz Drummer of the Year” by Modern Drummer Magazine readers 10 times. He is one of many jazz icons who have participated 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

Airmen of Note fill Smithsonian with holiday melodies December 5, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note performs at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., Dec. 3, 2016. The group played a total of six 30-minute holiday music sets spanning the weekend and highlighted compositions by James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and other artists. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) MORE

AF Band creates holiday music for National Tree lighting December 2, 2016 — The National Christmas Tree remains unlit before the 2016 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2016. The annual tree lighting tradition began in 1923 and has continued every year since. This year’s event included performances from a variety of artists, a storybook reading, and a speech by President Barack Obama. MORE

Iconic Trumpeter plays Jazz with Air Force Band November 14, 2016 — 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 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

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