Leon Breeden Collection

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Leon Breeden Collection

The University of North Texas Music Library presents a series of scrapbooks and memorabilia from the collection of Leon Breeden, jazz educator and legendary director of the UNT jazz program. Breeden chaired the Jazz Studies division and directed the One O'Clock Lab Band from 1959 to 1981. He led the Jazz Studies division to international prominence, playing in most major U.S. cities and in multiple countries, and for several U.S. presidents and world leaders.