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From Maj. Glenn Miller’s Birthplace Museum in the town of Clarinda, Iowa: In 1944, three years into the U.S.’ involvement in World War II, Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band opened with their song “Moonlight Serenade” in a giant steel hangar on Thurleigh Army Air Force Base, Europe. Over 3,000 men with the Eighth Air Force sat on the dirt floor, on
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Musical fingers Air Force Band, renowned pianist jazz it up
The U.S. Air Force Band Airmen of Note performed alongside pianist Kenny Barron during a Jazz Heritage Series performance at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in Alexandria, Va., March 8, 2017. The series began in 1990 and has been broadcast to millions each year through National Public Radio, independent jazz radio stations, satellite radio services and the internet.
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Aimée sings with USAF Band Renowned jazz artist sings with AF Band
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.
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Jazz Heritage Series poster Jazz Heritage Series kicks off
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.
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Close up of band member playing the clarinet AF Band celebrates Veterans Day in Arlington
Master Sgt. Brooke S. Emery, U.S. Air Force Concert Band clarinetist, performs during the 64th National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Nov. 11, 2017. The band is selected to participate in the observance approximately every five years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez)
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The U.S. Air Force Band’s Celtic Aire ensemble performs during a Memorial Day weekend concert at the National Harbor in Fort Washington, Md., May 27, 2017. The band’s concert kicked off their Summer Concert Series, which features performances every Saturday at the National Harbor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Lopez) Celtic Aire honors Memorial Day with National Harbor performance
The U.S. Air Force Band’s Celtic Aire ensemble performs a Memorial Day weekend concert at the National Harbor in Fort Washington, Md., May 27, 2017.The band’s concert kicked off their Summer Concert Series, which features performances every Saturday at the National Harbor.
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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 in the series, which began in 1990. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) Airmen of Note Jazz Series features drummer Peter Erskine
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
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Tech. Sgt. Adam Tianello, U.S. Air Force Band Ceremonial Brass Band bagpiper, plays the bagpipe at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C., March 9, 2017. Tianello joined the Band in 2013 as the only Air Force specialty code bagpiper. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer) The lone piper
The keening, melancholic sounds of a bagpipe are carried through the wind of the Potomac River at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, District of Columbia.
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Capt. Daniel Booth, U.S. Air Force Band assistant director of operations and associate conductor, speaks with Bob Frier and Amy Kaufeldt, co-hosts of 'Good Day Orlando', in Lake Mary, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017. During the broadcast the ensemble performed snippets of patriotic music from their program and gave an overview of their weeklong tour. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Rustie Kramer) On the road again
The U.S. Air Force Band Singing Sergeants kicked off their first solo tour in approximately 20 years Feb. 22 to Feb. 26 in central Florida.
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Airmen and Sailors stand along Pennsylvania Avenue during the 58th Presidential Inauguration cordon and parade practice held in Washington, D.C., Jan. 15, 2017. The Parade route spans 1 1/2 miles, from the U.S. Capitol to the White House. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Gabrielle Spalding) JBA supports 58th Presidential Inauguration
Members of the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard as well as active-duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members participated in the 58th Presidential Inauguration in the District of Columbia, Jan. 20.
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