Jazzing Up Livestreams

Da Camera Announces Two New Series and a Range of Virtual Fall Concerts

The jazz and chamber music presenter stops for no one—not even Covid-19.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All that Jazz

James Francies is Ready to Make You "Sway" During Da Camera's Gala

The pianist and Houston native joins a lineup of international musicians for the organization's live-streamed season opener on Friday.

10/02/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Blues Keep Knockin’

The Slow and Steady Burn of Singer Trudy Lynn's Career in the Blues

The Fifth Ward girl who became an incomparable R&B diva.

06/09/2020 By Chris Gray

Finally, Some Sun

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, September 20–22

Dance, toe tap, and shove away the Imelda blues.

09/20/2019 By Morgan Kinney

all that jazz

Helen Sung Plays Mingus

The Houston native accompanies the Charles Mingus Big Band this weekend at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

08/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Don't End, Summer

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

Book readings, dad rock outings, and more.

08/15/2019 By Morgan Kinney

August!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 2–4

Brace yourselves: White Linen Night is upon us.

08/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

in between

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