Mile High Jazz band with Jakki Ford at Living the Good Life on Tuesday
The Mile High Jazz Band with vocalist Jakki Ford will perform from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Living the Good Life Bistro, 1480 N. Carson St. Admission is free and donations are welcome. Dinner and late night menus are available.
Autumn Big Band Jazz presents the 17-member band playing Woody Herman’s version of Early Autumn, Charles Mingus’ Good Bye, Pork Pie Hat, and other big band tunes. The band will be joined by Ford on How High the Moon, Jumpin’ East of Java, and memorable and popular songs.
The concert celebrates Harmony for Humanity as part of World Music Days, an annual global event affirming the ideals of tolerance, friendship, and shared humanity, inspired by the life and work of journalist and musician Daniel Pearl. The performance also commemorates National Arts and Humanities month, a coast-to-coast recognition of the importance of culture in America.
Mile High Jazz Band events are supported in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. For information about Autumn Big Band Jazz and the Mile High Jazz Band, call 775-883-4154, or see the website MileHighJazz.com. For information on other events at Living the Good Life, see facebook.com/livingthegoodlifecc.