Dr. Ben Haugland
An accomplished, experienced musician, Dr. Ben Haugland has a history of musical distinction. In August 2012, he completed a Doctor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado. He has received nine DownBeat awards, including “Best Instrumental Jazz Soloist” and “Best Original Song.” As a master’s student at the University of North Texas, he played and toured with the world renowned UNT One O’Clock Lab Band. He was a featured soloist on their album Lab 2009, which received a Grammy nomination for "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album." Dr. Haugland is Assistant Professor of Jazz at TTU.