KTRU JAZZ: Avant-Garde Legend Ran Blake Comes To Houston

KTRU JAZZ: Avant-Garde Legend Ran Blake Comes To Houston

Pianist Ran Blake is coming to Houston. The avant-garde/Third Stream legend, whose name has been well known in jazz circles since the mid-50’s, will be performing this Saturday, January 7 at the Live Oak Friends Meeting House, at 1318 West 26th St, HTX. Doors...
JAZZ FOR A TUESDAY: HBD ART BLAKEY

JAZZ FOR A TUESDAY: HBD ART BLAKEY

  Happy Birthday to Art Blakey! “The guru of hard bop, whose famous technique — frequent, high volume snare with bass drum accents — made him one of jazz’s all-time best messengers.” As the leader of the Jazz Messengers, Blakey...
KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

(We played this gnarly solo-piano Mal Waldron rekkid on Sunday) The Playlist for this past Sunday’s Jazz Show is up! You can find it HERE. Last week’s (6/19, our Father’s Day show) is up now too. Get that one HERE. Yesterday was a goodn’ and we...
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