UNT showcases top jazz ensembles at Arts & Jazz Festival

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 12:51

DENTON (UNT), Texas – The Grammy-nominated One O'Clock Lab Band and other College of Music jazz ensembles will perform jazz standards, mariachi, steel drum and a variety of other music at the University of North Texas Showcase Stage April 24-26 at Denton's Arts & Jazz Festival.

Lab Band Madness, a fan favorite that features all nine lab bands, begins at 1 p.m. April 25 (Saturday) with the Nine O'Clock Lab Band and ends with the 9 p.m. performance of the One O'Clock Lab Band. Also performing on Saturday are the U-Tubes, UNT's premier jazz trombone ensemble, which recently won the International Trombone Association's Kai Winding Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition. A full schedule is listed below.

The One O'Clock Lab Band will also perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, on the Jazz Stage.

The University of North Texas Showcase Stage will be located between the Senior Center and community pool in Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St., Denton. View or download a map of the festival grounds.

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

UNT's schedule of performances:

Friday, April 24

  • 5 p.m. Drew Zaremba Jazz Small Group
  • 6 p.m. Kyle Bellaire Jazz Small Group
  • 7 p.m. Mariachi Águilas
  • 8 p.m. Zebras Contemporary Jazz Ensemble
  • 9 p.m. Latin Jazz Lab Band

Saturday, April 25

  • 10 a.m. Tim Moore Jazz Small Group
  • 11 a.m. Toshi Clinch Small Group
  • Noon U-Tubes Jazz Trombone 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 26

  • 11 a.m. Lizzy Eidson Jazz Small Group
  • 11:30 a.m. Isabel Crespo Jazz Small Group
  • Noon Eunji Kim Jazz Small Group
  • 12:30 p.m. West End Vocal Jazz Ensemble
  • 1:15 p.m. Third Street Vocal Jazz Ensemble
  • 2 p.m. Avenue C Vocal Jazz Ensemble
  • 3 p.m. UNT Jazz Singers
  • 4 p.m. Guitarkestra
  • 5 p.m. UNT Steel Drum Bands
  • 6 p.m. UNT African Percussion Ensemble

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