The One O'Clock Lab Band, under the direction of Alan Baylock, made the finals round of competition at the inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championships organized by Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center. The band took fourth place overall amongst a prestigious lineup of university jazz programs from across the country on Sunday, January 19, 2020.
Additionally, UNT Jazz Studies students took home a number of individual and section honors including:
- Outstanding Saxophone Section
- Outstanding Trombone Section
- Outstanding Trumpet Section
- Outstanding Alto Saxophone, Will Nathman
- Outstanding Trumpet, Austin Ford
- Outstanding Trumpet, Chris Van Leeuwen
Congratulations to all of our students and colleague institutions for an amazing weekend in New York City!