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UNT Jazz Alumni recognized in 2014 Grammy Awards

WINNER – Best R&B Performance
Snarky Puppy and Lalah Hathaway
-Band founded and led by Michael League, bass (attended 2002-2006)
-Nate Werth, percussion (attended 2001-2008)
-Justin Stanton (MM ’10)
-Bob Lanzetti, electric guitar (BM ’04)
-Mike Maher (BM ’05)
-Chris Bullock, tenor sax (attended 2005-2010)
-Jay Jennings, trumpet (attended 2002-2006)

WINNER – Best Tropical Latin Album
Pacific Mambo Orchestra
-Aaron Lington, saxophone (MM ’01, DMA ‘05)
-Steffen Kuehn, trumpet, co-leader (B.M. Jazz Studies, 1993)

WINNER – Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
A Roomful of Teeth
-Cameron Beauchamp, voice (attended 1998 – 2008)

NOMINEE – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Recording
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
album: Brooklyn Babylon
-Rob Wilkerson, saxophone (MM ’00)
-John Guari, associate producer (BM ’07; MM ’09)

NOMINEE – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Recording
Dave Slonaker Big Band
-Clay Jenkins (B.M., music theory)
-Tom Luer (attended 2002-2003)

NOMINEE – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Recording
Alan Ferber Big Band
Album: March Sublime
-Rob Wilkerson, saxophone (MM ’00)