The City of Houston has a long and storied history centered around presenting jazz as a source of entertainment. In the traditional sense, such notables as Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb, The Crusaders, Don Wilkerson, Hubert Laws, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Milt Larkin, Ronnie Laws, Leon Spencer, Conrad Johnson, Billy Harper and […]Read More
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Texas Southern University enters the national spotlight as the home of the Democratic Party’s third primary debate on September 12th and 13th, as announced on Sunday, July 21st during ABC’s Sunday morning show “This Week.” According to Dr. Austin Lane, President of the second largest and most diverse HBCU in […]Read More
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 […]Read More
On April 28, 1967, Muhammad Ali made headlines for refusing to be drafted into the U.S. Army claiming exemption status as a conscientious objector. It all happened in Houston at the Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station and it would set off a chain of events that would not cease until […]Read More
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 […]Read More