Playing TodayDavid Caceres Trio at Eddie V's - River Oaks, 6:30-10:30pm Dharma Cafe Jazz Jam at Dharma Cafe, 9-12 Gilbert Sedeño at Four Seasons (Downtown), 6-11pm I Am Mesmer at Brasil, 8-11pm Louie Carrington at Post Oak Grill, 5-8PM Robert Sanders Jazz Group at Sullivan's, 6-11pm
More Shows This WeekWednesday
Henry Darragh, Tim Ruiz, and Charlie Perez
Bill Solley/Kim Prevost Quartet
Tianna Hall & Richard Cruz
Haak Winery Fall Festival
Da Camera: Terence Blanchard with Poncho Sanchez
LoCascio & Witt
More upcoming shows...
New Local CD Releases
The Big Purr
Mike Owen and Paul Peacock
The Urban Jazz Project
Pots and Kettles
News and Reviews
Houston, Texas is the nation's fourth largest city and home to a renowned jazz community. Among the better known names hailing from this Gulf Coast metropolis are The Crusaders, Hubert & Ronnie Laws, Kirk Whalum, Everette Harp, Jason Moran, Robert Glasper, Eric Harland, Mike Moreno, Chris Dave, Helen Sung, Kendrick Scott, Shelly Berg, G.T. Hogan, Don Wilkerson, Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Ford, Herman Matthews, Barrie Lee Hall, Jr. (longtime Duke Ellington member), Frank Lacy, and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson. Resident luminaries include (but are not limited to) Joe Sample, Bobby Lyle, Mark Simmons (Al Jarreau, George Duke), Andre Hayward (Monk Competition winner), Chris Walker, Marsha Frazier, Paul English, David Caceres, Sebastian Whittaker, Larry Slezak, Kyle Turner, Dennis Dotson, Joe Locascio, Woody Witt, and Pamela York (Great American Piano Competition winner).
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