Ordinary Deviation - One OClock Lab Band* - Lab 2008
Label: North Texas Jazz - LA0801-NS • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band
Since the s, the band's albums have received seven Grammy nominations, including two for Lab Steve Wiesta three-time Grammy-nominated composer-arranger-director and Associate Professor of Music, directed the O'Clock Lab Band from through the summer of For the next 20 years — until — North Texas was the only US university that offered a degree in jazz studies.
The academic degree name, "Dance Band," however, stood untilwhen it was renamed Łobuz - Boys - The Best Of Część 1 Education" and renamed again in as "Jazz Studies. Leon Breeden — presided when "The One O'Clock" was added as part of the official name in the early s.
North Texas has several lab bands, each bearing the name of their respective rehearsal times. Beginning innew faculty member Floyd Graham began directing and emceeing Saturday night stage shows at North Texas State Teachers College, planning the programs and holding auditions every Saturday afternoon for prospective entertainers.
Years earlier, as early asWBAP Fort Worth broadcast a nationally syndicated show of the stage band, which then was a twenty-two-piece orchestra, on Friday nights  directed by James Willis Smith —professor of mathematics at North Texas from to Actress Nancy Jane Gates first performed with the Stage Band inwhen she was three, and continued singing through graduation from Denton High School. Two years later, they were touring with the Vaughn Monroe Band as the Moonmaids.
The Acesunder the directorship of Floyd Graham, evolved out of the Saturday Night Stage Shows, which were presented weekly from to The Aces of Collegeland was never offered for academic credit. Willis Conover —jazz host on Voice of Americabroadcast six nights a week to an audience that, at the peak of the Cold Warwas estimated to Ordinary Deviation - One OClock Lab Band* - Lab 2008 30 million regular listeners in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union — and as many as million worldwide.
Later that year, Conover featured the One O'Clock Lab Band in an hour broadcast to an estimated audience of 40 million. Jazz was, as Mr. Conover Parasite - M:Pire Of Evil* - M:Pire Of Evil to say, "the music of freedom;" and to those who had no freedom, it became a metaphor of hope.
Conover was known as the most famous American virtually no American had ever heard Word Sure Gets Around - Billy Paul - Let Em In. By law, the Voice of America broadcasts — broadcasts that made him a household Ordinary Deviation - One OClock Lab Band* - Lab 2008 in Europe, Asia and Ordinary Deviation - One OClock Lab Band* - Lab 2008 America — could not be beamed to the United States, where Mr.
Conover was known mainly to dedicated jazz fans. The band has a history of yearly studio recordings dating back to theknown simply by the title Lab 'XXthe two-digit abbreviation being the year in which the 20th-century recording was made ex. Selections include performances directed by Gene Hall and Leon Breeden.
Directed by Leon Breeden continued. As part of the year-long celebration of the Division of Jazz Studies' 70th Anniversary as well as the 50th consecutive annual Lab album, Lab was released on both CD and a limited edition, double-vinyl LP.
This limited run of hand-numbered packages were the first vinyl run from North Texas Jazz in thirty years. From Franco DAndrea - Live In Perugia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from 1 O'Clock Lab. One O'Clock Lab Band. After a mission somewhere over Italy on Sept 7,he did not return and was listed as missing in action; he was never found. He had completed 40 missions as a pilot of a B bomberand afterward was a pilot of a P fighter when he became missing in action.
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Grad student, fill-in for Gene Hall. Conceived and founded jazz education leading to a degree at a university and was the Lab Band's first director. Claude R. Lakey — Served dual roles for twenty-seven years — i Chair of the Jazz Studies Division and ii Director of the One O'Clock — the longest tenure held in either role.
Among other things, Slater is credited Ordinary Deviation - One OClock Lab Band* - Lab 2008 having developed more emphasis on small groups and adding a master's curriculum in jazz, which, according to music journalist John Morthland, improved the overall quality of the lab bands.
He also formally integrated jazz studies classes with Abide With Me - The Viking Pops Orchestra - Theme From The Cardinal (And Golden Hymns) band experience. Became the One O'Clock's fourth director Marchafter having served as interim director the year prior.
Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band. Mike Bogle 1 of 6 nominees. Best Arrangement on an Instrumental. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album. Steve Wiest 1 of 5 nominees. Best Instrumental Composition. Rich DeRosa de 1 of 5 nominees.
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