One O'Clock Lab Band to perform in honor of the King of Thailand

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

DENTON (UNT), Texas —The University of North Texas will present His MajestyKing Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand with a doctor of music composition and performancehonoris causa on March 17 special ceremony in Huahin in Prachuabkirikan Province.

The degree recognizes King Bhumibol Adulyadej's skill in composition andperformance in all genres of music, but particularly jazz and blues. An accomplished player of saxophone, piano, clarinet and guitar, King Bhumibol Adulyadejhas performed with such legendary musicians as Jack Teagarden, Lionel Hampton,Benny Goodman, and Stan Getz.

As a monarch and a musician, King Bhumibol Adulyadej has worked to link the Easternand Western music traditions, and was recognized in 1964 by the Institute ofMusic and Arts of the city of Vienna with honorary membership in the institute.In addition, at that time, the N. O. Tonkunsler Orchestra, conducted by HeinzWallberg, performed a special concert of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's musicat the Vienna Concert Hall. The concert included Kinari Suite, FallingRain,Love at Sundown, March Rajanavikayathin and March Rajavallop, which receivedrave reviews.

During the presentation of the degree, the UNT One O'Clock Lab Band willperform a private concert with King Bhumibol Adulyadej featuring his jazz compositionsLove at Sundown, Friday Night Rag, Oh I Say, When, and LayKram Goes Dixie, aswell as a selection of standards.

In addition, the One O'Clock Lab Band will perform a public concert inBangkok in celebration of the anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej'sbirthday. The band also will present a day-long workshop on jazz for Thai universitystudents studying music at Chulalongkorn University.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

Category:

Latest News

Wally Linebarger
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Seven films created by UNT students who are earning the Department of Radio, Television and Film's Master of Fine Arts degree in documentary film will be shown May 1 (Thursday) at UNT.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

When Josh Gordesky learned that the UNT College of Information would be offering its doctoral degree program in learning technologies mostly online, he knew it was the right academic program for him.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Children in grades 8 through 12 can now register for summer camps in the University of North Texas College of Engineering, focusing on robotics, video and computer game development, mobile applications and computer science and engineering.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Katie Koestner, a date rape survivor, will speak at the University of North Texas as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. The speech will take place at 7 p.m. on April 22 (Tuesday) in the Volleyball Gym located at 1536 S. Bonnie Brae, Building H, Denton.

Six-year old Ryan Lingo relaxes with his mother, Lucia Lingo, at Easter Seals No
Monday, April 21, 2014

Yummy Starts, a healthy eating program geared for kids with autism spectrum disorder, is helping kids with extreme selective eating habits. It's one of four behavioral intervention services offered at the Easter Seals North Texas Autism Treatment Program, a collaboration between the University of North Texas Department of Behavior Analysis and Easter Seals.