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December 23, 2013 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm – The Kessler Theater 1230 W. Davis St. Dallas, TX 752080 Comments 0 Promotions
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Brooklyn Babylon by Darcy James Argue's Secret Society has been nominated for the 56th Annual Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Recording. Rob Wilkerson and John Guari are two UNT Jazz Alumni who contributed to the project.
Rob has been a long-time member of Secret Society's woodwind section and his playing can be heard on this recording as well as the ensemble's first album, Infernal Machines. John Guari served as Associate Producer for the tracking sessions at Avatar Studios in Manhattan.
JazzJaus, the dynamic, socially-engaged jazz school in Lima, Peru, whose presidenta is our alumna Carolina Araoz Medanic, is one of 6 organizations out of 180 in Peru to win a spot in an entrepreneurship workshop that is run by the Fundación BBVA (a large bank's foundation) and the Entrepreneurship Center of the Universidad Católica.
Photo credit: Elise Botiveau
Drummer Jon Deitemyer, a 2004 UNT jazz bachelor's graduate, has played on three CDs in the past year: Smash: Patricia Barber on Concord Records; Wake an Echo: Matt Ulery's Loom on Greenleaf Records; and Essential Elements: Ben Paterson on MaxJazz.