Live Big-band Jazz with Vocalist Jakki Ford
Tuesday, May 11, 6:30 p.m., at Living the Good Life
Mile High Jazz Band will present its first live, in-person performance of 2021 on Tuesday, May 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It’s an outdoor dinner show at Living the Good Life Bistro, 1480 N. Carson Street in Carson City. For reservations, text 775-720-5834 before 5:00 p.m. or call 775-841-4663 after 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
The program includes favorite big-band jazz tunes and features the vocal stylings of Jakki Ford. Pianist and band leader David Bugli said, “We are so happy to have the opportunity to perform for the public again.” Some tunes on the program that relate to performing again are “The Opener,” “I’m Beginning to See the Light,” and “Day by Day.” Jakki Ford will sing “Come Fly With Me,” “Pick Yourself Up,” “The Nearness of You,” and more.
The May 11 event is the first of a series of three outdoor dinner shows Mile High Jazz Band has scheduled at Living the Good Life. The next two will be on Tuesday, June 8, and Tuesday, July 6. Reservations are recommended.
Mile High Jazz Band is supported in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development provided additional support through its Nevada Pandemic Emergency Technical Support Grant for 2021. For information about the band and activities, see milehighjazz.com.