University of New Orleans music professor Brent Rose can add the title “Grammy winner” to his resume.
Rose is a member of the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, whose 2020 album “Atmosphere” was named best regional roots music album during the 63rd Annual Grammy Award held March 14.
It is the band’s first Grammy.
Rose, who plays saxophone, has been a UNO faculty member since 2002. He is the program coordinator for the music department and teaches courses on music theory, jazz history and saxophone.
Rose is a staple on the New Orleans music scene and is a widely sought-after performer and studio musician. In addition to playing with the New Orleans Nightcrawlers and Otra, Rose's professional career has included stints with Quintology, Galactic, Nicholas Payton, the Temptations, Flavor Kings, Adonis Rose, New World Funk Ensemble and Joe Krown.