José A. Bowen, Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, was our jazz lecture series guest artist on April 7, 2009. He talked about ways that players and teachers can think about jazz history and about his work as organizer of the forthcoming Smithsonian Anthology of Jazz, and demonstrated his interactive software for students of jazz. His site is josebowen.com.

The Tierney Sutton Band (Tierney Sutton, voice; Christian Jacob, piano; Kevin Axt, bass; Ray Brinker, drums (UNT alumnus)) were the guests artists for the April 14, 2009 lecture series.