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Sylvester "Stank" LeBlanc

Sylvester LeBlanc Went From Helbig to Pasadena

Sylvester “Stank” LeBlanc, considered by many to be one of Houston’s premier jazz musicians passed away on May 20, 2020. When reflecting upon his legacy as an educator and performer, Sylvester’s imprint as leader of Houston’s Fifth Ward Express and as a high school band director can be viewed as […]

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Jazz Is An American Ambassador That Made A Difference

When speaking of jazz, the first topic of conversation is its entertainment value or the music that is known for its artistic impressionism that has more than 100 years of influence. What is not widely known is the music’s influence on history as America’s most dynamic export and one of […]

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Miller Outdoor Theater Highlights The Inaugural “Jazz On the Hill” Concert

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 […]

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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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