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Faculty searches now open for One O'Clock Lab Band Director, Jazz Piano, Lecturer

Our faculty searches for the One O'Clock Lab Band Director and Lecturer positions are now open. If you have questions about the searches, contact John Murphy at john.murphy@unt.edu.
One O'Clock Lab Band Director (Assistant/Associate Professor): http://facultyjobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52047

Armando Núñez Portillo directs the IV Festival de Jazz Chihuahua,

UNT jazz studies master's alumnus Armando Núñez Portillo is the artistic director of the IV Festival de Jazz Chihuahua, Mexico.
Armando writes, "This year’s edition has UNT representation again. Pianist Roberto Verástegui is performing with his own trio, sax player Gil Del Bosque is performing with the Pete Rodriguez Quintet, and I am too performing with my band."

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Ron Smart donates Fender bass


Ron Smart donated a 1973 Fender Precision bass to our program this week. He bought it in the summer of 1973 at Strait Music Co. in Austin. Thanks to Ron for his generosity and for driving to campus from his home in Granbury, TX to make the donation.

Jimin Lee 's new CD


Jimin Lee, vocalist-composer and recent UNT graduate, released a debut album Lasting Fragments. She’s joined on the CD by Addison Frei, piano; Ronan Delisle, guitar; Young Heo, bass; Matt Young, drums; Nick Salvucci, tenor saxophone; and Gabby Byrd, Marion Powers, Jordan Coffing, voice. It’s available at CD Baby and Bandcamp.
http://jiminleemusic.com/
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jiminlee2

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