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School of Arts & Humanities

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 Sadie Prater, UTD, (972) 883-2972, sprater@utdallas.edu

Tom Morrell and the Time-Warp Top Hands
Bring Western Swing to U. T. Dallas Jan. 23

Tom “Wolf” MorrellRICHARDSON, Texas (Jan. 7, 2004) — Tom “Wolf” Morrell, master of Western and Texas swing, will appear in concert with the Time-Warp Top Hands at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Conference Center on Friday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m.

Morrell, a Dallas native once referred to as an "almost-lovable eccentric genius" of jazz and country as well as of Western swing, is a master of the non-pedal steel guitar.   Inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 2001, Morrell has been named the Academy of Western Artists' Player of the Year and is in the Fort Worth Western Swing Society Hall of Fame, the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame, the California Western Swing Hall of Fame and the Seattle Western Swing Hall of Fame.   He has toured with Tex Williams, the Texas Playboys and Ray Prince, among others, and in 2001 received a Grammy nomination for his album "Wolf Tracks."

Morrell will be joined in the UTD concert by two-time winners of the Academy of Western Swing Artists' Band of The Year, the Time-Warp Top Hands.

Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults, $10 for students of other schools and free to UTD students.   UTD ticket office hours are from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at the door one hour prior to show time.   To purchase tickets using Visa, MasterCard or Discover, please call 972-883-2787.    Additional information about the concert and sound clips are available at http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0304/tommorrell.htm.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail utdarts@utdallas.edu or visit the School of Arts and Humanities' web site at http://www.utdallas.edu/ah .   Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls more than 13,700 students.   The school's freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores.   The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs.   For additional information about UTD, please visit the university's Web site at http://www.utdallas.edu.   

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