Thursday, June 17, 2021

UNT One O’Clock Lab Band Featured at 10th APEX Annual Jazz Festival

The University of North Texas’ (UNT) Grammy-nominated ensemble One O’Clock Lab Band will be the featured jazz band at the 10th Annual Jazz Festival presented by the APEX Arts League in Southlake in March.

The concert is slated for Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at White Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White Chapel Boulevard. Three highly talented high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT.  The High School Bands include:

  • Carroll High School Jazz Orchestra from Southlake, Texas
  • Birdville High School Jazz Ensemble from North Richland Hills, Texas
  • Liberty High School Jazz Ensemble from Frisco, Texas

The One O’Clock, under the direction of Alan Baylock, 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 is noted for its exceptional individual musicianship and tight ensemble performance.  The One O’Clock frequently appears in major jazz venues such as Birdland (NYC), Blues Alley (DC) and Catalina’s (LA) and has produced more than 60 albums in its tenure.

Tickets at the door are $15 for adults, $10 for band parents, seniors and Apex members and $5 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at apexartsleague.com or at the door.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit www.apexartsleague.com 

 

UNT One O’Clock Lab Band Concert in Southlake

jazz fest finalThe APEX Arts League will present to the Northeast Tarrant County community  The One O’Clock Lab Band in concert on Saturday, February 21st  at 7:00 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 South White’s Chapel Boulevard, Southlake.

Three fabulous local high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT. The High School bands include:

  • Naaman Forest Jazz Band
  • Carroll Jazz Orchestra
  • Rowlett High School Jazz Band I

The One O’Clock, under the direction of Jay Saunders, is the premier performing  jazz ensemble from the  internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program.   The One O’Clock is a six time Grammy- nominated ensemble and has performed locally and internationally for over 65 years, producing more than 60 albums in its tenure.

Donations at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and Apex members.

Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit Apex-Arts.org

Apex Arts League Jazz Fest Feat. UNT One O’Clock Lab Band

The APEX Arts League will present to the Northeast Tarrant County community The One O’Clock Lab Band in concert on Saturday, March 1st at 7:00 p.m., at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church,185 South White’s Chapel Boulevard, Southlake.

Three accomplished and storied local high school jazz bands will open the program, performing commissioned pieces written by composition students at UNT. The High School bands include:

  • Birdville High School Jazz Ensemble
  • Carroll Jazz Orchestra
  • Richland High School Jazz Band

The One O’Clock Lab Band is a six time (and counting!) Grammy-nominated jazz ensemble from the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas’ Jazz Studies Program. The One O’Clock has performed locally and internationally for over 65 years, and has produced more than 60 albums. The One O’Clock’s most recent recording is Lab 2013. The band is directed by Grammy-nominated director and composer, Steve Wiest.

Donations at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and Apex members. Southlake-based Apex Arts League sponsors a variety of performing and visual arts programs in the local area. For more information, visit www.apex-arts.org or contact Apex at info@apexartsleague.org.