by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Aug 09, 2011
An upcoming documentary about the funkiest High School big band that ever was: The Kashmere High School Band under the direction of the legendary Conrad "Prof" Johnson. Presented by Jamie Foxx. In theaters Sept 23rd, 2011.
|The Houston International Jazz Festival
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: Aug 05, 2011
This weekend's Houston International Jazz Festival boasts an impressive line-up of national artists including Fourplay, Will Downing, Frank Lacy (Art Blakey, John Scofield), and Mindi Abair. Saturday and Sunday afternoon in Discovery Green Park.
|New World Class Studio Opens in Houston
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jul 16, 2011
Wire Road Studios opens in Houston with a big bang! Cutting edge gear, technology, mics & atmosphere right in the city of Houston.
|Guitarist Clayton Dyess Hospitalized
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Jul 12, 2011
Guitarist Clayton Dyess was hospitalized for a liver disorder on Sunday evening. He's reportedly in intensive care now and very ill. We'll post more as we hear it. Please keep this Houston legend in your thoughts and prayers.
|Sylvester La Blanc Hospitalized
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Jul 05, 2011
Sylvester "Stank" La Blanc has been hospitalized with a collapsed lung. He was taken from his gig at Smitty's Monday night directly to Ben Taub. UPDATED!
|Blue Bamboo Music releases new CD and concert at Ovations: "Pots and Kettles"
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Jun 24, 2011
Blue Bamboo Music presents Woody Witt in concert at Ovations with Gary Norian, Anthony Sapp, Billy McQueen and Chris Cortez.
|Blue Bamboo releases Tianna Hall - Never Let Me Go June 18th at Cezanne
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Jun 12, 2011
Houston based jazz label Blue Bamboo Music releases new album: Tianna Hall - Never Let Me Go with CD release event at Cezanne Saturday, June 18th. EARLY DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE NOW ON BLUEBAMBOOMUSIC.COM & ITUNES!
|Ken Ward & Bill Murry recorded live at Trulucks
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jun 08, 2011
Ken Ward & Bill Murry recorded their last days on their long held gig at Trulucks and it looks like 2 CDs are going to come out of it.
|Roseanna Vitro releases "The Music of Randy Newman"
by Tianna Hall, posted: Jun 07, 2011
Roseanna Vitro reveals her latest album and debut release for Motema Music, "The Music of Randy Newman" with a stop at Cezanne this weekend with Sara Caswell & Mark Soskin. She's also in today's Houston Chronicle.
|Yvonne Washington hospitalized
by Tianna Hall, posted: May 26, 2011
Grand dame of vocal jazz Yvonne Washington will undergo heart surgery Friday morning.
|NARIP Mixer at KTSU Saturday May 21st
by Henry Darragh, posted: May 18, 2011
NARIP’s Music Biz Brunch @ TSU
|2011 TMF Jazz Project
by Tianna Hall, posted: May 13, 2011
The 19-person Texas Music Festival (TMF) Jazz Project, led by Director/Trumpeter Noe Marmolejo, will perform a “Distinctly American” jazz concert Tuesday, June 7, 7:30 p.m. at the University of Houston Moores Opera House.
|Memorial Jam Session for Dave Marcellin
by Tianna Hall, posted: May 10, 2011
Friends, family & fans are encouraged to come and participate in a jam session to memorialize pianist Dave Marcellin at 2016 Main (Sammy's) May 16th
|Music Video & article this month in anticipation of "Never Let Me Go" release
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: May 09, 2011
Tianna Hall is featured in this month's Houston Magazine along with a music video to coincide with the release of her new album "Never Let Me Go" on label Blue Bamboo Music and features Mike Wheeler, Mike Nase, Lisa Vosdoganes & James Metcalfe. Release e
|Summer Conservatory for 8th-12th grade
by Tianna Hall, posted: May 04, 2011
June 20th-29th, the American festival for the arts is holding their 16th annual summer music conservatory with many spots still open for the intensive jazz workshop.
|Shop Whole Foods May 11th
by Tianna Hall, posted: May 03, 2011
In store performances may 11th w/ 5% of net sales from four Whole Foods Market Houston stores will be donated to the acclaimed chamber music and jazz organization DaCamera.
|CityCentre Music Fest
by Andrew Lienhard, posted: May 02, 2011
CITYCENTRE, the award-winning $500-million, 37-acre mixed-use district in West Houston blazes into summer with an inaugural music festival scheduled for May 7th from 3- 11 PM, featuring 6 noteworthy local acts.
|Pianist Dave Marcellin Has Died
by JazzHouston Administrator, posted: Apr 29, 2011
:::UPDATE::: We just received word via George Thomas at KTSU that pianist Dave Marcellin died in Trinidad of complications from a thyroid condition. Marcellin toured with Al Green (as his Musical Director) and others before settling in Houston.
|Brass Symposium to be held at San Jacinto College
by Tianna Hall, posted: Apr 26, 2011
The San Jacinto College Central Music Department has an unprecedented opportunity to host a two-day brass conference to feature world-class musicians from both the south Texas region, and around the country.
|Tony Bennett plays Houston's Jones Hall April 26th
by Tianna Hall, posted: Apr 22, 2011
"If one man can lay claim to the great American songbook, it is Tony Bennett...They don't make them like that anymore." - The Daily Telegraph