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Danielle Reich Bids H-Town Adieu!
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Apr 21, 2011
Danielle Reich Bids H-Town Adieu! Vocalist Danielle Reich packs her bags for the long journey north to a land called Austin. She tells her side of the tale in an interview conducted by email. And yes, there will be a going away shindig.
Grammy Smackdown
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Apr 16, 2011
Grammy Smackdown NARAS announces the removal of 31 categories from their 109-entry ballot including awards for Latin Jazz, Best Rock Instrumental, and Best Contemporary Jazz album. Good news? Depends who you're asking.
Jazz Month Concert Series at Discovery Green
by Tianna Hall, posted: Mar 30, 2011
Jazz Month Concert Series at Discovery Green Discovery Green Adds New Jazz Concert Series to Spring Programming Season featuring some of Houston's finest!
Houston "women of jazz" photo shoot
by Tianna Hall, posted: Mar 26, 2011
Houston "women of jazz" photo shoot A la the famous "great day" portrait, an event to stage a Houston women in jazz photo shoot is being organized for April 3rd, 2011 at 5pm.
Trombone Legend Roswell Rudd, 3/20/2011
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Mar 20, 2011
Trombone Legend Roswell Rudd, 3/20/2011 Nameless Sound presents Rudd's Trombone Tribe which will include Barry Altschul on drums. Tickets only $13 at Diverse Works
Houston's own, Melvin Sparks has passed
by Tianna Hall, posted: Mar 16, 2011
Houston's own, Melvin Sparks has passed Houston native, Melvin Sparks passed away on March 15th, 2011 of complications from diabetes. His funeral (Janaza) service will be this Thursday, 10:00 am at Lee Woods Funeral Home 23E 2nd St Mt Vernon, NY (914) 699-1199 between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.
Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Premieres KATSU at FotoFest
by Michele Brangwen, posted: Mar 16, 2011
Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble Premieres KATSU at FotoFest Performance also features Tim Hagans Suversive Jazz with Tim Hagans, Seth Paynter, Thomas Helton & Richard Cholakian
Texas Southern University Jazz Fest featuring Ndugu Chancler
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Mar 09, 2011
Texas Southern University Jazz Fest featuring Ndugu Chancler This year’s special guest headliners will be, Leon Ndugu Chancler, drummer/percussionist & clinician; Werner Richmond, vocalist; and Suzi Stern, vocalist & clinician. They will be joined by the Texas SouthernUniversity Jazz Experience Big Band and the TSU
Bob Chadwick/Harry Sheppard to release DHARMA CD
by Tianna Hall, posted: Mar 01, 2011
Bob Chadwick/Harry Sheppard to release DHARMA CD CD release event to be held where else.... Dharma Cafe!
Barrie Lee Hall, Jr. RIP
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Feb 26, 2011
Barrie Lee Hall, Jr. RIP A musical legend has died. The Jazz community the world over shares in mourning his loss.
Bill Solley originals show at Cezanne
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Feb 24, 2011
Bill Solley originals show at Cezanne Bill Solley has a special show coming up on March 18th at Cezanne where he will be performing mostly his original music.
2011 Trinity Jazz Festival and Jazz Mass January 28th-30th
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jan 28, 2011
2011 Trinity Jazz Festival and Jazz Mass January 28th-30th A great Houston tradition produced & arranged by Paul English brings us Latin Jazz Grammy Winner Nestor Torres, Saxophonist Tia Fuller, Seattle-based vocalist Greta Matassa & The Erich Avinger group w/ violinist Ferenç Illenyi. Followed by a jazz mass.
RIP Trumpeter Patrick Williams
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Jan 12, 2011
RIP Trumpeter Patrick Williams We just received news that trumpeter Patrick Williams (Sr) passed away this morning. He was an amazing musician and integral part of our town's jazz heritage.
713 -> 212 Jason Moran to produce NYC concert series of Houston musicians
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jan 10, 2011
Houston's own Jason Moran is producing a concert series for mid January featuring Houston musicians and HSPVA graduates. Doc Morgan will be heading up there to be part of a Saturday night concert and interviewing former students on stage!
David Caceres CD Release Event
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jan 06, 2011
David Caceres CD Release Event the long anticipated CD release from David Caceres on Sunnyside Records includes an all star personnel and is his most versatile release yet. Tickets are now on sale for the January 15th event and include a copy of the new CD.
Jeff Franzel to perform at Cezanne & to lead workshop
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jan 04, 2011
Jeff Franzel to perform at Cezanne & to lead workshop Having worked with legendary performers including Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Sammy Davis Jr., Les Brown and Jerry Dodgion AND having songs recorded by Josh Groban, Placido Domingo, *NSYNC, Shawn Colvin, Clay Aiken & Dianne Reeves, both events are not to mi
Patrick Williams (Sr) Hospitalized
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Dec 23, 2010
Patrick Williams (Sr) Hospitalized Legendary local trumpeter Patrick Williams has been hospitalized. Contact and visiting information provided. Please give him a call! He'd love to hear from you.
Mood Indigo Releases "It's Christmas Eve"
by Tianna Hall, posted: Nov 29, 2010
Mood Indigo Releases "It's Christmas Eve" Mood Indigo's "It's Christmas Eve" CD Release Party and Joero's Big Birthday Bash!
via NPR: What were they like in High School? Today's Jazz Stars as Teens
by Tianna Hall, posted: Nov 21, 2010
via NPR: What were they like in High School? Today's Jazz Stars as Teens What were Robert Glasper, Eric Harland and Jason Moran like as teenage musicians? Their band director at Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts remembers. Robert "Doc" Morgan shares a few anecdotes.
Woody Witt, Franck Amsallem, Lynn Seaton & Rich DeRosa Texas Tour
by Tianna Hall, posted: Nov 19, 2010
Woody Witt, Franck Amsallem, Lynn Seaton & Rich DeRosa Texas Tour Original music by the performing artists inspired by renowned French Impressionist works. Other selections included are arrangements for this group derived from works by Debussy, Poulenc and Ravel with a show at Houston's own Cezanne Nov 19th & 20th.