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Mile High Jazz Band Presents ‘Cool Jazz in January’

Special to the Nevada Appeal

Swing into the new year with the Mile High Jazz Band at “Cool Jazz in January,” a big-band event with vocalist Sheryl Adams from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

The 19-member Mile High Jazz Band performs music in the spirit of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and more contemporary jazz styles from their repertoire of more than 100 charts. Performances are funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

General admission is $5 at the door and free for ages 18 and under.

For more information about “Cool Jazz in January” and other live music at Comma Coffee, call June Joplin at 775-883-2662. For more information about the Mile High Jazz Band, call 775-883-4154, or go to

It’s “big-band jazz times two” when the Mile High Jazz Band presents the 10th annual Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

The concert will benefit for the Carson High Jazz Band programs.

Tickets will be available from Carson High School music students. For more information or tickets, call 775-883-4154.