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

All That Jazz

Hear Groundbreaking Cuban Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in Houston

The revolutionary jazz musician—and winner of 10 Grammy Awards—brings his vivacious music to the Bayou City.

01/17/2017 By Chris Becker

All that Jazz

The Jazz Church of Houston Highlights Bayou City Musicians

Tierney Malone’s installation at Project Row Houses shows why Houston is the jazz capital of Texas.

12/29/2016 By Chris Becker

Classical

ROCO Ends Its Season On A High Note

The Houston-based chamber orchestra finishes the 2015/2016 season with an original piece from composer Dorothy Gates.

04/08/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 25–27

Matthew Morrison sings at Jones Hall, Dance Salad Festival returns, Grounded opens at Alley Theatre, Goldfinger plays at MFAH, Project Row Houses' Round 44 tackles social change.

03/23/2016 By Nick Esquer

Music & Film

Keeping a Vision of Jazz With Your Eyes Closed

Local jazz drummer Sebastian "Bash" Whittaker overcomes blindness and adversity with his sensational jazz sounds.

02/12/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Vroom Vroom

Deco Design Goes Full Throttle at the MFAH

Jazz Age aficionados are in for a treat with a pair of ‘30s-themed events at the museum.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer