Mile High Jazz Band celebrating 14 years April 14 |

Mile High Jazz Band celebrating 14 years April 14

Nevada Appeal staff report
Vocalist June Joplin and Mile High Jazz Band pianist David Bugli with cake at last year’s anniversary celebration at Comma Coffee.

A celebration to mark 14 years of weekly performances in Carson City by the Mile High Jazz Band will be at 7:30 p.m. April 14 at Comma Coffee, where cake will be served and the group will play big-band music with vocalists Cindee LeVal and June Joplin.

The Mile High Jazz Band includes trumpets, trombones, saxophones, keyboard, guitar, bass, drums and singers. It plays about 20 tunes from its ever-expanding repertoire of selections in the style of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and other contemporary composers and arrangers.

Performances are on the second Tuesday of the month at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St. Admission is $5 at the door and free for ages 18 and under.

The concert is supported by public funding through the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

For more information about Mile High Jazz Band, call 775-883-4154, or go to For information about live music at Comma Coffee, call Joplin at 775-883-2662.