For immediate release
Sadie Prater, UTD
One O’Clock Lab Band Returns to UTD Sept. 22
Now in its 53rd year, the One O’Clock Lab Band is the premiere-performing ensemble of UNT’s world famous jazz program. In addition to four Grammy Nominations, the band has received awards from National Public Radio, VISA International, The International Association of Jazz Educators and the Dallas Observer Reader’s Poll. It has performed at the White House and with such artists as Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald.
Directed by Neil Slater, who received his own Grammy nomination for best arrangement on Lab 91, the ensemble is regarded as unsurpassed among university jazz bands. The ensemble has toured Europe, Mexico, Australia, Japan and Russia and past members have gone on to play in bands led by Branford Marsalis, Doc Severinsen, Harry Connick, Jr., Count Basie, David Lee Roth, Woody Herman and the late Bill Evans.
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The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls approximately 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s Web site at www.utdallas.edu .
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