[Photograph of Dan Alexander Singing Alongside the Laboratory Dance Band]

One of 43 photographs in the series: Early Jazz Scrapbook available on this site.

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Photograph of the 1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage. The band of young men are arranged in three raked rows, sitting behind music desks with their instruments. Dan Alexander stands in front of a microphone on the left side of the photo. Behind him sits a man playing a piano. Gene Hall stands to the far right of the photo. A curtain hangs over a wall to the right, while four border curtains loom above the performers.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Don Brink Studios 1953.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph of Dan Alexander Singing Alongside the Laboratory Dance Band]
  • Series Title: Early Jazz Scrapbook

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Photograph of the 1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing on stage. The band of young men are arranged in three raked rows, sitting behind music desks with their instruments. Dan Alexander stands in front of a microphone on the left side of the photo. Behind him sits a man playing a piano. Gene Hall stands to the far right of the photo. A curtain hangs over a wall to the right, while four border curtains loom above the performers.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Early Jazz Studies at UNT

This collection of photographs features performances, band members, and band directors of the UNT Laboratory Dance Band, the premier ensemble of the Jazz Studies division at the college.

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  • 1953

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  • Sept. 23, 2013, 9:19 p.m.

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  • April 14, 2014, 6:01 p.m.

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Don Brink Studios. [Photograph of Dan Alexander Singing Alongside the Laboratory Dance Band], photograph, 1953; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181715/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.