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 […]Read More
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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 […]Read More
Da Camera Jazz Series – Brad Mehldau Trio: For more than 20 years, pianist Brad Mehldau has blazed an eclectic path through the innermost reaches of jazz exploration and innovative lyricism.. Making his first-ever appearance on Da Camera’s jazz stage, Mehldau comes to Houston with a view of jazz that […]Read More
Mwenso & the Shakes, a New York-based revue comprised of vocalists and an ensemble of international musicians, presents “Protest Songs: From Africa to America,” a program tracing the soul-stirring historical power of protest songs in both America and Africa. Whether fulfilling the role of vocalist, emcee, showman, or impresario, […]Read More
Friday, April 20 6:30 p.m. Pianist José-Miguel Yamal heats up Da Camera JAM with some high-impact Chilean-American jazz. Jose’-Miguel leads a combo on a musical journey that highlights the Latin jazz tradition. 7:30 p.m. Venezuelan-born jazz vocalist and songwriter Raquel Cepeda brings the Discovery Green audience yet another display of Latin-stylized music of a different flavor.Read More