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May 2018

Swingin’ Through H-Town

May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hobby Center – Zilka Hall, 800 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$54.50 – $89.50

Jazz Houston presents   The Jazz Houston Orchestra, led by Artistic Director Vincent Gardner, presents Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winning Trumpeter, Composer, Educator, and Scholar, Wynton Marsalis in concert. The program will consist of hard-swinging, grooving jazz compositions and arrangements written by Mr. Marsalis, Vincent Gardner and others from all eras of jazz. Houston’s premier Ensemble, The Jazz Houston Orchestra will be showcased alongside Mr. Marsalis in what will be his first solo visit to Houston in over 15 years. Houston, come and swing…

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June 2018

Da Camera’s Jazz Series Highlights Dianne Reeves

June 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Univ. of Houston – Cullen Performance Hall, 4300 University Dr
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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$42.50 – $72.50

                    Dianne Reeves - Da Camera Chamber Music and Jazz Named an NEA Jazz Master this year, Dianne Reeves is an artist who embodies the cause of jazz as "America's most original art form." Dianne's accolades and awards do not begin to measure the true essence of her vocal talents, which in many ways draws on the traditions of Sarah Vaughan and so many other vocalists in that realm of influence. Improvisational…

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KTSU Birthday Bash – Celebrating 47 Years of Broadcast Excellence

June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 24, 2018 @ 2:00 am
Grooves – Houston, 2300 Pierce
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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$10.00

  Let's Celebrate, KTSU Is Having A Party! ! ! KTSU is having a birthday bash on June 23rd to celebrate 47 years of broadcast excellence turning listeners on to programming they have truly loved. As a non-profit public radio station, KTSU 90.9 is the first African-American FM station to grace the airwaves of Houston with the issuance of a license by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to the Texas Southern Board of Regents in 1972. With a mere 10-watts…

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September 2018

Bayou City Music Series

September 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation Ave
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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  The Bayou City Music Series, a new concert series presented by the Kinder Foundation, honors the great jazz, blues and zydeco musicians of Houston in free concerts taking place this fall at three parks: Discovery Green, Emancipation Park and The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Waterworks Park. Bayou City Music Series: The Soundtrack of the Gulf featuring Annika Chambers, CJ Chenier and Archie Bell Sunday, Sept 23, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Emancipation Park Community Center, 3018 Emancipation Avenue,…

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October 2018

Bayou City Music Series…JAZZ IN THE TRE

October 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Emancipation Park, 3018 Emancipation Ave
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Free

  The Bayou City Music Series, a new concert series presented by the Kinder Foundation, honors the great jazz, blues and zydeco musicians of Houston in free concerts taking place this fall at three parks: Discovery Green, Emancipation Park and The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Waterworks Park. Bayou City Music Series: Jazz in the Tre, featuring Jason Moran, Horace Grisby and HSPVA Jazz Ensemble Saturday, October 13, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Emancipation Park Community Center, 3018 Emancipation Avenue,……

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November 2018

Da Camera Brings The Jack DeJohnette Trio to The Wortham Theater Center

November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$18.75 – $33.75

Appearing with Jack DeJohnette comes Ravi Coltrane and Matthew Garrison A rare occurrence in the annals of improvisational artists who have graced the jazz scene in Houston finds drummer Jack DeJohnette coming to the Wortham Theater Center. Considered by many to be one of the most prolific drummers of his generation, DeJohnette’s career spans five decades of award winning contributions to jazz. Throughout his career, Jack has collaborated with some of the most notable musicians in jazz, including Miles Davis,…

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BAYOU CITY JAZZ SERIES

November 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Location: House of Blues |Houston, Texas ALW Entertainment presents an intimate evening of Jazz in the amazing House of Blues. Each night will include a wonderful evening filled with sounds from some of today’s groundbreaking Jazz musicians. Come enjoy the Jazz Fusion All Stars featuring Eric Marienthal, Lao Tizer, Gerald Veasley and Chieli Minucci, Sunday, November 11th at 5pm.

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January 2019

Da Camera Highlights The Jazzmeia Horn Septet: __A Jazz Activated Spiritual Energy Ray of Delight

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cullen Theater – Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$37.50 – $67.50

Jazzmeia Horn - One of the Best Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition, Texas-born vocalist Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself. With an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years, the young singer arrives with her debut recording on Concord’s Prestige label, A Social Call, an album that reveals a talent ready to take her place alongside the best headlining jazz vocalists of today. A Social Call serves as a clarion call, proudly announcing…

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February 2019

Chucho Valdés – Jazz Batá

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cullen Theater – Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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$42.50 – $72.50

Come early for a pre-concert conversation with Chucho Valdes at 7:15 pm in Cullen Theater. Winner of six Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Chucho Valdés has been a key figure in the evolution of Afro-Cuban jazz for the past 50 years. In 1972, Valdés released his fourth album, a trio recording with bass and batá drums entitled simply, Jazz Batá. Decades later, Chucho Valdés returns to the Jazz Batá sound —…

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March 2019

Bayou Jazz Series featuring Brian Simpson and Jackiem Joyner

March 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Wortham Theater, 501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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