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  • Ceremonial Brass: forever excellence

    Overlooking the Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery, The United States Air Force Band Ceremonial Brass performs in formation, their music mingling with jet-flyovers, a presidential speech and the sound of an enthusiastic crowd. Through a live television broadcast, millions of Americans witness the dedication ceremony of the newest national landmark in
  • Band announces 2007 Guest Artist Series at DAR Constitution Hall

    Where else could you go to see and hear such diverse talents as Dizzy Gillespie, Keiko Matsui, The Gatlin Brothers, Jose Feliciano, George Duke or Ronan Tynan -- for free?These artists and many more have appeared with The United States Air Force Band for more than four decades as part of the Guest Artist Series. Now in its 41st year, the series
  • Max Impact hits Taji

    Music filled the Camp Taji base cinema as 'Max Impact', rocked for Soldiers here March 8.Billed as the premier rock ensemble of the United States Air Force Band, from Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., they're currently on a six week tour of the Middle East."... We can't say it enough, thank you for what you do, thank you so much," said
  • Max Impact entertains on the front line

    Days during a deployment can begin to run together, but Soldiers were rocked out of their monotony March 9.The United States Air Force Band's premier rock group, Max Impact, entertained 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division members with cover songs from a variety of genres. Band members even had Soldiers sing a song or two.Staff Sgt.
  • Texas teen performs with the Band

    Imagine being on stage as the lights dim, preparing to perform with 2,000 eyes focusing on you. On top of that, imagine you're still in high school and 1,500 miles from home in the nation's capital. One Texas youth did not have to imagine, she just had to prepare for it.Betty Macias, from Baytown, Texas, was the 2007 winner of the United States Air
  • Children tune in Air Force Band holiday concert

    The Air Force Band kicked off its holiday season here today with a downtown concert tailored for young concert-goers at the Daughters of the American Republic Constitution Hall.With performances from four of the band's eight ensembles -the hip-hop/pop band Max Impact, the Singing Sergeants choir, the Concert Band and Air Force Strings - the songs
  • Air Force Band performs at Air Force Memorial opening

    The Air Force Band's newest group performed at the Air Force Memorial's open house event here in a Pentagon parking lot.Max Impact, which performs contemporary music from today's hip-hop, pop and urban sounds, entertained the crowd with hits from artists such as U2, Natasha Bedingfield, Usher and Gwen Stefani."We're not playing music you'd expect