U.S. AFB Airmen of Note fall tour salutes veterans
The U.S. Air Force Band premier jazz ensemble, Airmen of Note, played an eight-day fall tour in Virginia and Tennessee, Nov. 12-18, to provide appreciation for veterans and community members in attendance. During each performance, the band played original tunes and classic compositions while also honoring veterans in attendance with a salute and a standing ovation. The band visited music classes at local schools between performances to talk with students interested in the genre.
Master Sgt. David McDonald, Airmen of Note drummer, performs during the jazz ensemble’s show at Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 16. The band played at eight venues during their tour through Virginia and Tennessee.