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 […]Read More
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Tickets: $55 – $80.50 Bayou City Jazz Series welcomes back jazz pianist extraordinaire Alex Bugnon. Being a prolific, energetic force on the contemporary music scene for decades…Bugnon is embraced by R&B and Soul audiences as well. The air apparent to George Duke’s keyboard mastery…Bugnon now carries the torch. After several years […]Read More
Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, curator for Texas Southern University’s museum, member of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Scholarly Advisory Committee, has been honored in multiple ways this month. Recently, The Community Artists’ Collective hosted a book signing event for Dr. Wardlaw. Members of the arts, higher […]Read More