Pianist and UNT jazz studies master's alumnus Ben Haugland recently released his second album, A Million Dreams, which features trumpeter Scott Wendholt, UNT alumnus Stephen Jones on tenor, bassist Jay Anderson, and drummer Chris Smith. The album received a nice review from New Jersey critic David Orthmann on All About Jazz (link). The album is also currently receiving national radio airplay and is already ranked on JazzWeek.com at position 163 after only the first week of its release. Ben is scheduled to perform an album release this August in New York at the Falcon jazz club featuring the musicians on the album, including Scott and Jay as guest artists.
CDBaby page for the album