Chris Ziemba

Pianist, Composer, Educator

Aug
2
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Air Force Memorial

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition at the Air Force Memorial! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band website's home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
3
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Reston Concerts on the Town

The Airmen of Note is performing at Reston Concerts on the Town! This concert is free and open to the public, no tickets required. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
6
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note: U.S. Capitol West Steps

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition on the western steps of the U.S. Capitol! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
16
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Air Force Memorial

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition at the Air Force Memorial! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band website's home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note: National Harbor Plaza Stage

The Airmen of Note returns to the Salute the Sunset Concert Series at National Harbor! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the breeze from the waterfront while listening to a mixture of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
18
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Mason District Park

The Airmen of Note returns to perform at the Fairfax County Park Authority's Spotlight by Starlight Concert Series! Bring the whole family out for a fun mixture of big band classics to modern arrangements. This concert is free and open to the public, no tickets required.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Aug
20
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note: U.S. Capitol West Steps

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition on the western steps of the U.S. Capitol! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Sep
14
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note: National Harbor Plaza Stage

The Airmen of Note returns to the Salute the Sunset Concert Series at National Harbor! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the breeze from the waterfront while listening to a mixture of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Jul
9
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note: U.S. Capitol West Steps

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition on the western steps of the U.S. Capitol! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Jul
6
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note: National Harbor Plaza Stage

The Airmen of Note returns to the Salute the Sunset Concert Series at National Harbor! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the breeze from the waterfront while listening to a mixture of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Jun
28
6:55 PM18:55

Airmen of Note: Tri-C JazzFest

The Airmen of Note is thrilled to appear in the lineup of the 40th Tri-C JazzFest in Cleveland, OH! Join us at the plaza at Playhouse Square as we perform on the Strassman Insurance Stage. Our set will include a mix of big band classics and newer arrangements, so there's sure to be something for everyone. This concert is free and open to the public, no tickets required.

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Jun
27
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Stambaugh Auditorium

The Airmen of Note comes to Youngstown, OH to perform at the Stambaugh Auditorium! Our set will feature a variety of big band styles, ranging from classics of the Glenn Miller songbook to modern arrangements and premieres, so there will be something for everyone! This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Te reserve, click HERE, or call the Stambaugh Auditorium box office at (330) 259-0555. Tickets may also be picked up in person at the box office M-F 9am-6pm.

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Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Airmen of Note: Garrett Lakes Arts Festival

The Airmen of Note comes to McHenry, MD to perform at the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival! Our set will feature a variety of big band styles, ranging from classics of the Glenn Miller songbook to modern arrangements and premieres, so there will be something for everyone! The performance takes place at the Garrett College CARC Auditorium. This concert is free and open to the public, but tickets are required (click HERE).

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Jun
16
8:00 PM20:00

Twins Jazz with MW9

MW9 is a new joint venture between Baltimore based trumpeter/composer, Leo Maxey and Washington, DC area based reedman/composer, Billy Wolfe. The ensemble features original compositions and arrangements that contain an eclectic blend of free improvisation, gospel, hip hop, and swing.

Sets at 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
$10 cover.

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Jun
11
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note: U.S. Capitol West Steps

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition on the western steps of the U.S. Capitol! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Jun
7
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note: Air Force Memorial

The Airmen of Note returns to its longstanding concert series tradition at the Air Force Memorial! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the evening outdoors while listening to an exciting mix of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band website's home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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May
30
12:30 PM12:30

Airmen of Note Sextet: National Museum of American History

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Join the Airmen of Note Sextet for a special lunchtime recital in the beautiful Hall of Music (located on the 3rd floor of the museum). Featured will be original compositions by the members as well as modern takes on jazz standards. This concert is completely free and open to the public!

Personnel:
MSgt Kevin Cerovich, drums
MSgt Grant Langford, tenor saxophone
TSgt Mike Cemprola, alto saxophone
TSgt Luke Brandon, trumpet
TSgt Chris Ziemba, piano
TSgt Cameron Kayne, bass

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May
27
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note: National Harbor Plaza Stage

Join the Airmen of Note for a special Memorial Day concert at National Harbor! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the breeze from the waterfront while listening to some patriotic big band music.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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May
25
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note: National Harbor Plaza Stage

The Airmen of Note returns to the Salute the Sunset Concert Series at National Harbor! This concert is free and open to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the breeze from the waterfront while listening to a mixture of big band classics and new arrangements.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is subject to weather cancellation. To check the status of this concert, please visit the Note’s Facebook page, the USAF Band home page, or call the USAF Band concert hotline at 703-829-5483.

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Mar
10
4:30 PM16:30

CZ Quintet: Jazz in the Basement / Blue Note 80th Celebration

Join the CZ Quintet as we pay tribute to one of the most iconic record labels in jazz 80 years after its founding by Alfred Lion and Frank Wolff. Our program will consist of lesser-known works by major figures from the label’s golden era (1950s-60s).

This concert is FREE, however tickets are required. Please visit here to reserve yours.

Personnel:
Luke Brandon, trumpet
Mike Cemprola, alto saxophone
Chris Ziemba, piano
Nathan Kawaller, bass
Kevin McDonald, drums

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Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note Combo: The Music of Duke Pearson

Join members of the Airmen of Note for an evening of music for jazz septet, focusing on the quirky compositions of pianist and icon of the Blue Note Records catalogue Duke Pearson. Pearson was pivotal in shaping the direction of the 1960s movement in jazz known as "hard bop."

This recital is free and open to the public; no tickets required!

Personnel:
CMSgt Kevin Burns, trumpet
TSgt Mike Cemprola, alto sax
MSgt Grant Langford, tenor sax
MSgt Kevin Cerovich, trombone
TSgt Chris Ziemba, piano

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