Peter Erskine residency

Peter Erskine | The Glenn E. Gomez International Artists Endowment for Jazz Studies

Monday, February 25
11:00-12:00 Open Forum, Q&A with Jazz Studies majors (282)
1:00-1:50 One O’Clock Lab Band rehearsal (282)
4:00-4:50 Small Group Forum (282)
8:00-9:30 Masterclass with drummers (282 Soph)

Tuesday, February 26
11:00-11:50 Improvisation masterclass (262)
1:00-1:50 Rehearse with One O’Clock Lab Band (282)
2:00-3:20 Jazz Lecture Series (Recital Hall)
8:30-9:30 Q&A with Jazz Singers (263)

Wednesday, February 27
9:00-9:50 Masterclass with undergraduate composers (287)
10:00-10:50 Jazz History, Q&A with jazz history focus (288)
4:00-4:50 Masterclass with graduate composers (320)
8:00 Rehearse with One O’Clock Lab Band (282)

Thursday, February 28
8:00 Concert (Winspear Hall)

For more information contact Julie Bice or John Murphy.

Stefan Karlsson in Thailand and China in February 2013

Peter Erskine in concert on Feb. 28, 2013

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Gospel Meets Jazz: A Black History Celebration

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Brad Leali and Jennifer Barnes, guest artists, and students and faculty will offer "Gospel Meets Jazz: A Black History Celebration" on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at 5 p.m. in Voertman Hall in the Music Building on the UNT Denton Campus. Admission is free. More information in the press release.

Article on majoring in jazz quotes students, chair

This article at includes quotes from current students Drew Zaremba and Addison Frei and jazz studies chair John Murphy.

Lab 2013: The Jazz Town U.S.A. Project

Announcing The Jazz Town U.S.A. Project! If you are a current or former resident of Denton Texas (UNT students past and present qualify!) you are invited to take part in a contest to create the art for Lab 2013: The newest CD by The One O'Clock Lab Band. The music will be inspired by and in honor of good ol' Denton Texas: "Jazz Town U.S.A." Check it out:

Addison Frei, Aaron Hedenstrom, and Drew Zaremba win ASCAP Awards

Current UNT Jazz Studies students Addison Frei and Drew Zaremba, undergraduates, and Aaron Hedenstrom, master's student, are among the winners of the 2013 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award. Congratulations to these three talented and hardworking students and their faculty mentors. Read the press release.

UNT is a tuition bargain

The College of Music has added a new page to the admissions part of the website about the cost of attending UNT. The PDF linked to this page shows how the cost of attending UNT is lower than all but one of the Texas schools listed and lower than all of the national peer institutions listed. If you are a prospective student, or in a position to advise students who are deciding where to attend, please have a look.

Summer Jazz Workshops registration forms available now

You can find registration forms for our four summer 2013 jazz workshops on the workshops page.

News from David Wild

David Wild, a distinguished jazz researcher and pianist who completed his master's in jazz studies at UNT in spring 2012, contributed liner notes to Coltrane’s Sun Ship: The Complete Sessions, a release of everything recorded at that Classic Quartet date due out in March. The John Coltrane Reference, which Dave co-authored with Lewis Porter, Chris DeVito, Wolf Schmaler, and Yasuhiro Fujioka, has been reissued as a paperback/eBook reprint. Dave and brother Ken, aka The Wild Brothers, played Vitello’s in Los Angeles last month with Larry Koonse, Rob Lockart, and Ralph Humphrey.

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