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 […]Read More
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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 […]Read More
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
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