March 2016

David Baker

With the rest of the jazz education community, we mourn the loss of David Baker, a pioneer in the field and a close friend of UNT professor emeritus Dan Haerle, who wrote on Facebook, "He has been a deep part of my musical life and an inspiration to me for many years."
Announcement from Indiana University
Indiana University blog about David Baker

Kevin Brunkhorst's new CD, Otherwise

Alumnus Kevin Brunkhorst has released his new CD, Otherwise, which he recorded in Denton with John Murphy, tenor saxophone, Fred Hamilton, bass, and Ed Soph, drums. All of the tracks are original compositions by Kevin Brunkhorst. You can listen to excerpts at