Jazz

A Pianist at the Intersection of Jazz and Classical

HSPVA graduate Helen Sung returns to her native city with her jazz quintet for a two-night showcase at Cezanne's.

01/31/2014 By Justin Mitchell

List

12 Best Jazz Albums of 2013

From Marc Carey to Jonathan Batiste, Terri Lynne Carrington to Carla Bley, our guest jazz critic picks the top recordings of the past year.

01/02/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Houston Blues

Women Be Wise

Remembering Fifth Ward's Sippie Wallace, who was born and died on this date.

11/01/2013 By John Lomax

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Nick Greer on the Art of Performance (VIDEO)

After years of practice, a local musician learns to let go.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Review

International Jazz Festival Fails to Live Up to Name

Other than a brilliant performance by Jonathan Butler and Elon Trotman, Bubbha Thomas's three-day jazz festival offers little in the way of world music.

08/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Town

Jazz for the Masses

For almost a quarter century, the Houston International Jazz Festival has been bringing the world’s greatest musicians to the Bayou City.

08/01/2013 By Justin Mitchell

Eric Harland

Now Voyager

HSPVA alumnus Eric Harland returns to Houston with his acclaimed jazz quintet.

03/23/2013 By Justin Mitchell