Located at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band continues the proud tradition of excellence in military music that has become the hallmark of the Marine Music Program. Consisting of 51 Marine Musicians, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band is a highly trained and versatile musical organization. Since 1941, the Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band has performed in well over 50,000 military and civilian ceremonies, formal concerts, community celebrations, parades, and military tattoos, festivals, and public relations tours. Throughout its history, the 2d Marine Aircraft Wing Band has received numerous awards and accolades, establishing a long-standing tradition of excellence and service to Corps and Country. The 2d Marine Aircraft Wing Jazz Ensemble will pay tribute to jazz as an American art form by playing a variety of swinging staples from the modern jazz ensemble literature.
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