Post Tagged with: "jazz"

A New Initiative Takes Up Residence at Texas Southern University

For many years, Texas Southern University has been in the forefront of providing positive academic energy to students from all walks of life. In doing so, students who graduated from the University have excelled in their chosen professions. The blueprint for excellence TSU provides resides in the accomplishments of Michael […]

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February 20, 1937 - December 13, 2018

Nancy Wilson’s Elegance Will Be Missed

Sheldon T. Nunn – Life is a song worth singing and no one did so better than Nancy Wilson, considered by many to possess one of the most beautifully crafted voices of her generation and with it she captivated audiences all over the world with a personified singing ability for more than five decades. […]

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Bayou City Music Series

  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 […]

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The Lost Album: Another Side of Coltrane

To say tenor saxophonist John Coltrane’s contributions to jazz are immense is an understatement; in addition to that, he is widely known as one of the greatest innovators of his generation. In retrospect while examining the nature of his music, Coltrane’s artistic impressionism continues to be a subject of discussion well beyond […]

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Da Camera’s Jazz Series Highlights Dianne Reeves

                    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 […]

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