The One O'Clock Lab Band is a large jazz ensemble, which includes five saxes, five trumpets, five trombones, guitar, piano, bass, drums and percussion players. The interim director of the One O'Clock Lab Band is Steve Wiest.
The One O'Clock Lab Band holds rehearsals Monday through Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. and performs several times each semester, both on and off campus. Interested players should perform the generic jazz audition and check "Lab Band" on the audition sheet. Call-back auditions will be held during the first week of rehearsals.
The One O'Clock Lab Band made a three week tour of Japan and spent a week in Hong Kong during the summer of 1996. They have performed at jazz festivals around the world in places such as Finland, France, Germany and Portugal. The band has also toured Russia, Mexico and Australia. In February 2004, the band toured Thailand.