UNT College of Music announces lineup for Denton Arts and Jazz Festival

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 08:18

DENTON, Texas (UNT) – Ensembles from UNT's acclaimed College of Music will be spotlighted on the University of North Texas Showcase Stage at the 34th annual Denton Arts and Jazz Festival.

Lab Band Madness, which features all nine lab bands and begins at 1 p.m. on April 26 (Saturday), is the highlight of the programming on the UNT Showcase stage. Jazz Singers, Latin Jazz Lab, Jazz Repertory Ensemble, and a variety of jazz small and large ensembles, plus the Mariachi Águilas and African Percussion Ensemble, can be heard at the UNT Showcase Stage throughout the festival, which runs from April 25 (Friday) to April 27 (Sunday) at Quakertown Park (321 E. McKinney St.) in Denton.

The Grammy-nominated One O'Clock Lab Band will perform on the Jazz Stage at 7 p.m. on April 25 (Friday) followed by Al Jarreau at 9 p.m.

For information about the festival, visit the Denton Arts & Jazz Festival site.

Hear the following UNT ensembles performing on the UNT Showcase Stage:

Friday, April 25

5 p.m. Alex Hahn Jazz Small Group
6 p.m. Brad Kang Jazz Small Group
7 p.m. Mariachi Águilas
8 p.m. Zebras Contemporary Jazz Ensemble
9 p.m. Latin Jazz Lab Band

Saturday, April 26

10 a.m. Joakim Toftgaard Jazz Small Group
11 a.m. U-Tubes Jazz Trombone Ensemble
12 p.m. Jazz Repertory Ensemble

Lab Band Madness

1 p.m. Nine O'Clock Lab Band
2 p.m. Eight O'Clock Lab Band
3 p.m. Seven O'Clock Lab Band
4 p.m. Six O'Clock Lab Band
5 p.m. Five O'Clock Lab Band
6 p.m. Four O'Clock Lab Band
7 p.m. Three O'Clock Lab Band
8 p.m. Two O'Clock Lab Band
9 p.m. One O'Clock Lab Band

Sunday, April 27

11 a.m. Jake Greenburg Jazz Small Group
12 p.m. Mafe Naranjo Jazz Small Group
12:15 p.m. Yuri Yu Jazz Small Group
12:30 p.m. Tyler Thomas Jazz Small Group
1 p.m. West End Vocal Jazz Ensemble
1:30 p.m. Third Street Vocal Jazz Ensemble
2:10 p.m. Avenue C Vocal Jazz Ensemble
3 p.m. UNT Jazz Singers
4 p.m. Super 400 Electric Guitar Ensemble
5 p.m. L-5 Electric Guitar Ensemble
6 p.m. African Percussion Ensemble

About the UNT College of Music

The UNT College of Music is one of the largest and most respected comprehensive music schools in the country. More than 1,600 music students attend UNT each year, participating in more than 50 widely varied ensembles and pursuing specialized studies in performance, composition, music education or music scholarship. UNT faculty members and students have made appearances on the world's finest stages and have produced numerous recordings, many receiving Grammy awards and nominations. Distinguished UNT alumni can be found around the globe, in top music ensembles, opera companies, universities and schools.

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