An Introduction to Women in Early Jazz BLANCHE CALLOWAY (1904-1978) – Jazz Pioneer Singer Blanche Calloway was very much overshadowed by her brother Cab Calloway’s superstadom. She was very successful in the early 1930s when she fronted her own band that consisted mostly of guys from the Andy Kirk band. Blanche Calloway put together some [...]
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Music Doing Good has just presented a grant for $5,000 to the Conrad Johnson Youth Orchestra to send these dedicated and talented children to perform in the New York City Jazz Festival at the prestigious Lincoln Center. Many of these young musicians are from underserved populations in Houston area elementary through high schools. Their visit [...]
Michael Henderson is a jazz bassist and R&B singer. He stopped by the KTSU studios before performing live at Cafe 4212 for ”A Valentine Day Love Affair”. Michael Henderson has performed with Miles Davis, Norman Connors, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and many more.
Music Doing Good and Music Doing Good in Schools was featured on FOX26, January 19, 2012 during the 7 – 10 am broadcast LIVE at the Texas Flying Legends Museum at Ellington Field. They also interviewed Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard (taped) and others associated with the film. With the release of the movie, Red Tails, Music Doing [...]