Ronan Tynan, Jo Dee Messina, Arturo Sandoval, Sabra Johnson and the United States Air Force Band
Maryland Public Television is proud to present America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute 2011, a stirring, star-studded salute to the men and women who have served with courage and honor in the United States Armed Forces. For the fourth consecutive year, America's Veteran's is available to public television stations to celebrate Veteran's Day 2011.
Led by the United States Air Force Band, including The Singing Sergeants and full orchestra, the 2011 lineup includes powerhouse performances by renowned Irish tenor Ronan Tynan; chart-topping country singer Jo Dee Messina; Grammy and Emmy award-winning jazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval; and So You Think You Can Dance winner Sabra Johnson.
Experience an unforgettable evening of popular songs and rousing patriotic classics… recorded at one of the nation's finest concert halls, the stunning Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland.
The hour special will also feature moving tributes for heroes from all five branches of the military seated in the audience, including, Col. George "Bud" Day, the most highly decorated living American. A Medal of Honor recipient, Col. Day served in World War II, the Korean War and survived more than five harrowing years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.
America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute has become a perennial favorite, both honoring our men and women in uniform, and promoting a greater understanding of the sacrifices these heroes made for our nation's freedom.
Downloads for America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute 2011