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Making Space for A New Kind of Jazz Quartet

Mark Guiliana's Space Heroes brings his unique group to the Wortham this weekend.

03/20/2019 By Hannah Che

Concert Preview

Chucho Valdés Is Just Getting Started

On African music: “If I think that less than 20 percent has been explored, I still have 80 percent ahead to continue advancing its roots."

02/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Ice House

How Saxophone Player Jean-Baptiste Jacquet Integrated Houston Audiences

The musician, along with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and others, led the way to play the first major desegregated concert in the Bayou City.

01/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Kings of Swing

The Houston Jazz Orchestra Is a Big-Band Time Machine

Pat your foot at HJO's House of Blues performance every month.

01/28/2019 By Chris Gray

Put On For Your City

The Ready Room is a Houston History Lesson With Booze

Take a trip back into Houston's past with a few cocktails.

07/06/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Charity

Great Age Movement Celebrates Second Annual Jazz Luncheon

The nonprofit funds playgrounds and exercise opportunities for senior citizens.

06/20/2018 With Laura Tracy

HBD to DG

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 13–15

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Irish Goodbye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 16–18

Turns out there are things to do besides drink green beer (although we recommend that, too).

03/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Shove it up your....

Review: A One-Man Show Illustrates the Many Sides of Louis Armstrong

Satchmo at the Waldorf deconstructs the legacy of the famous jazz musician to suggest a more complicated story.

03/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Let 'em rip

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 26–28

Ft. Mr. Brightside, Rockets yoga, and acrobatic (musical) cats.

01/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Jazz

Join Houston's Own Tianna Hall for an Evening of Jazz

The Broadway singer-turned-jazz-crooner opens up before her Bayou City performances.

12/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Oldie but a goodie

Da Camera Enters its Third Decade with Concerts from the Harlem Quartet

Jazz and Cuban rhythms are the focus Saturday, with an all-Beethoven concert Sunday.

09/20/2017 By Holly Beretto

Fall Arts Guide

Da Camera Looks Back at a Tumultuous Decade with an Evening of Jazz

“Songs of Freedom” pays tribute to Abbey Lincoln, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Back from the Dead

If You Care About Jazz in Houston, Don't Miss Charles Mingus Live

After charting the entire album by ear, local musicians will perform the entire Mingus Ah Um live Sunday at Sparrow and the Nest.

08/09/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Jazz battle

Straight-Ahead Jazz and Electric Fusion Slug it Out This Sunday at Ovations

Two local jazzheads compete live for what jazz should sound like.

07/20/2017 By Chris Becker

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Culture and Quirk of Midtown

Where you'll find free museums, abundant theaters, eccentric boutiques, the best breakfast around, and live music around every corner.

06/15/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Concert

Trumpeter Marquis Hill Jazzes Up the Music World

Da Camera presents toe-tappin' tunes from Chicago's young and talented contemporary jazz ensemble.

03/08/2017 By Chris Becker

Bringing Saxy Back

Don't Miss Leading Saxophonist Joshua Redman's Da Camera Concert

Get ready for all that jazz at the Wortham Center this Friday.

02/20/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Need Valentine's Day Plans? Hear Raquel Cepeda Croon Jazz Songs at MATCH

Couples and jazz aficionados alike will fall in love with the Venezuelan singer's beautiful ballads.

02/10/2017 By Chris Becker

Music Festival

Trinity Jazz Festival Hosts Local Legend, Billy Harper

Hear Harper and other jazz aficionados at the 16th annual celebration.

01/19/2017 By Chris Becker