Purple Clouds

KTRU Sunday Jazz is still thinking about The Purple One. While it’s still up, check out this video of Prince unplugged circa 2004 when he dropped “Musicology” (“Call My Name” from that LP is yet another entry to his list of all-time...
KTRU Sunday Jazz 4/17: Spellbinders

KTRU Sunday Jazz 4/17: Spellbinders

We’re a little late with this one – but last week’s KTRU Sunday Jazz Show Playlist is up on Youtube. Check it HERE. We kicked things off with a Heavy Hitter straight out of the KTRU archives – Eddie Lockjaw Davis’ quartet reading of the...
REST IN PURPLE

REST IN PURPLE

“Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called LIFE.” What can we say? The music universe lost an absolute icon today. KTRU Sunday Jazz sends Purple Love to the spirit of The Purple One. One of the Greatest Musicians and Song...
KTRU Sunday Jazz 4/3: RIP GATO BARBIERI

KTRU Sunday Jazz 4/3: RIP GATO BARBIERI

(One from the KTRU Archives: Gato’s stunner, “Chapter One: Latin America (Impulse!) )   This weekend’s Sunday Jazz Show had a rain cloud hanging over it, as we mourned the loss of Saxophone legend Gato Barbieri, who died Saturday at the age of 83....
KTRU Sunday Jazz: We Miss Wilton Felder

KTRU Sunday Jazz: We Miss Wilton Felder

(Wilton Felder, Houston Jazz Icon, with The Crusaders) Check out guitar legend Larry Carlton (Steely Dan, The Crusaders) reminisce on Houston’s own jazz legend Wilton Felder, whom we lost last year. The article was published by The Jazz Times and you can check...
Page 5 of 11« First...34567...10...Last »