Mile High Jazz Band will air live on November 15 with vocalist Jakki Ford at A to Zen in Carson City | Carson City Nevada News

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Event date:

November 15, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.

Mile High Jazz Band will perform “Livestreamed and Kicking!” Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 7:30-8:30 p.m., airing from A to Zen, 1803 N Carson Street in Carson City on facebook.com/milehighjazz. The program features big band jazz with vocalist Jakki Ford.

Pianist and conductor David Bugli said: “This free concert is open to all, with limited seating for an in-person audience. It won’t be recorded, so watch it live wherever you are. You’ll enjoy a mix of familiar tunes and new tunes, including Charles Mingus’ “Haitian Fight song” featuring bassist Frank Iannetta and other band members, and trumpeter Bob Souter in “Evergreen.”

Jakki Ford will sing “For Once in My Life”, “How High the Moon”, “Somebody Loves Me”, and more. The solo work of trumpeter Bill Melendres and tenor saxophonist Chris Guerra will be highlighted.

This livestreamed event is funded in part by the Musicians Performance Trust Fund. Mile High Jazz Band is also supported in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Special thanks to the Reno Musicians Union (Local 368, American Federation of Musicians) for their help in putting this event together. For more information about the band and activities, check out milehighjazz.com or call 775-883-4154.

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Henry R. Wright