All That Jazz
Jan 27, 2016 09:45AM
● By Geri Allen
The APEX Arts League is pleased to announce that the University of North Texas’ The One O’Clock Lab Band will perform in concert at the 8th annual Apex Jazz Festival on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White’s Chapel Boulevard, Southlake.
Three high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT. The High School bands are the Carroll Jazz Orchestra (Carroll Senior High School, Southlake), the Paschal Jazz Ensemble (R.L. Paschal High School, Ft. Worth), and the Southwest High School Jazz Band (Southwest High School, Ft. Worth).
Under the direction of Jay Saunders, The One O’Clock is the premier performing jazz ensemble from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program. The One O’Clock is a seven time Grammy-nominated ensemble and has produced a multitude of great composers, performers and educators over the years, recording more than 60 albums in its tenure.
Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and Apex members. For more information, visit apex-arts.org.