John Wasson

Submitted by jd0307 on Fri, 07/08/2022 - 8:47am
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Photo of John Wasson (’83 M.M.), Dallas, released a new recording of his Strata Big Band on the MAMA Records label in May 2022. A professional composer, arranger and trombone performer, he composed or arranged all the selections on the album, and it features several UNT alumni. He was a member of the One O’Clock Lab Band for three years, appearing on four recordings (Lab ’80, Lab ’81, Lab ’82 and Live in Montreux). He also participated in two of the band’s European tours: in 1980 with director Leon Breeden, and in 1982 with director Neil Slater.