KTRU JAZZ: THE Legend of Pee Wee Marquette

KTRU JAZZ: THE Legend of Pee Wee Marquette

Standing With Giants (L-R: Horace Silver, Pee Wee Marquette, Curly Russell, Art Blakey, Lou Donaldson and Clifford Brown) Mosaic Record’s Daily Jazz GazetteĀ consistently has some great content for jazz head’s in need of a good read. This blogpost was taken...
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...
KTRU JAZZ: New Rahsaan Roland Kirk Doc Now Streaming

KTRU JAZZ: New Rahsaan Roland Kirk Doc Now Streaming

Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a polarizing figure in jazz’s golden era, the 50s and 60s. Some felt he was a gimmick; a sideshow; a blind man who played three or four instruments at once, cheeks puffed out like octopus heads, pulling back on three reeds in harmony....
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