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Swingin’ Through H-Town

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. […]

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Mayor Sylvester Turner Celebrates August As Jazz Month in Houston

By Sheldon T. Nunn – In 1970, then Mayor of Houston Louie Welch proclaimed “August as Jazz Month” in the City based on the pioneering efforts of Carl Adams and William “Bubbha” Thomas of the Cultural Uplift Program and Jazz Education, Inc. Two years later, Thomas with assistance from Conrad O. Johnson created the Summer Jazz […]

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