Concerts and Interviews
Navigating Through Form with Vijay Iyer
by Davis Kovacs, posted: Oct 04, 2010
Navigating Through Form with Vijay Iyer A recent interview with the critically acclaimed pianist Vijay Iyer conducted during the Montreal Jazz Festival by trumpeter Davis Kovacs. Iyer is on tour supporting his new CD "Solo".
Interview with Kendrick Scott
by David Kovacs, posted: Aug 05, 2010
Interview with Kendrick Scott A wonderfully insightful interview conducted during the Montreal Jazz Festival with master percussionist and musician, Houston's own Kendrick Scott.
Esperanza Spalding: Concert Review and Interview
by Jennifer Pammit, posted: Aug 04, 2009
Esperanza Spalding: Concert Review and Interview Esperanza Spalding: how she found her individual sound, her advice to fellow musicians, and why her latest performance in the Bayou City will have you wanting to book a one way ticket to Rio de Janiero.
Chick Corea Interview - 5 Peace Band Preview
by Mark Towns, posted: Mar 30, 2009
Chick Corea Interview - 5 Peace Band Preview Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, Kenny G (that's Garrett), Christian McBride, and Brian Blade are The 5 Peace Band. In Houston Wednesday April 1--no joke!
Chick Corea Interview
by Mark Towns, posted: May 27, 2008
Chick Corea Interview Chick Corea talks with Mark Towns about the pioneering fusion band's first tour in 25 years and more...
Tom Waits Returns to Houston -- After 26 Years
by Julia Olivarez, posted: May 11, 2008
Tom Waits Returns to Houston -- After 26 Years Iconic singer/songwriter/actor/musical provocateur Tom Waits -- aka the coolest man alive -- brings his fabled roadshow to Houston's Jones Hall on June 22, 2008.
Stevie Wonder Concert
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Dec 05, 2007
Stevie Wonder Concert The great genius of modern music blew us away Tuesday night at the Toyota Center.
Breakfast with Barretto
by Mark Towns, posted: Mar 02, 2006
Breakfast with Barretto Ray Barretto's thoughts on the state of Salsa music and more from this 1998 interview with Mark Towns
The Allan Holdsworth Interview!
by Mike Morrison, posted: Feb 09, 2006
The Allan Holdsworth Interview! The Long-Awaited Allan Holdsworth Interview by Mike Morrison. Topics to satisfy a wide range of Holdsworth junkies -- from gear, to influences, to BEER. Yes, AH's favorite brews. Don't forget to see the show too! Feb 16th at The Continental Club.
What Can You Say About Herbie Hancock?
by Mark Towns, posted: Mar 10, 2005
What Can You Say About Herbie Hancock? Houston's Jazz Pianists Share Their Thoughts
Revisiting a Classic: Effortless Mastery
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Jul 30, 2003
Revisiting a Classic: Effortless Mastery This now classic musician's handbook has grown in reputation over the years. While many have accused Werner of talking too esoterically about music, if you look carefully you'll see that his approaches are deeply rooted in pragmatism.
Guitarist Mike Moreno at the Jazz Gallery, Review
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Jul 18, 2003
Guitarist Mike Moreno at the Jazz Gallery, Review Houston guitarist Mike Moreno presented a show of original music Thursday night with an all-star band at one of New York's premier performance spaces, The Jazz Gallery.
Interview: Composer Terry Riley
by Mark Towns, posted: Feb 13, 2001
Interview: Composer Terry Riley Composer Terry Riley launched what is now known as the Minimalist movement with his revolutionary classic, "In C" in 1964. I recently spoke to Terry by phone from his home in Oakland, California
Concert Review: Omara Portuondo and Barbarito Torres
by Mark Towns, posted: Sep 20, 2000
Concert Review: Omara Portuondo and Barbarito Torres Members of the Buena Vista Social Club at Jones Hall