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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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