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Dionne Warwick visits KTSU during Gospel Music Heritage Month

Dionne Warwick visits KTSU during Gospel Music Heritage Month

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gospel and R&B vocalist, Dionee Warwick, visited the KTSU studios before being honoured at the Gospel Music Heritage Month Foundation’s 6th Annual “Evolution of Gospel” awards.  The event was held in the Sawyer Auditorium on the campus of Texas Southern University. The event, which is held annually and commemorates “Gospel Music Heritage Month,” featured some […]

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The Annual KTSU Oldies Dance

The Annual KTSU Oldies Dance

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

 

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Choice Artist of the Month:  Ken Ford

Choice Artist of the Month: Ken Ford

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jazz violinist, Ken Ford, was born in St. Louis, Missouri on November 14, 1968.  Growing up, Ford began as a classical violinist, with prominent orchestra positions in his youth, and is a sought-after musician whose electric violin has also graced the tracks of hit artists ranging from R&B, neo soul, contemporary jazz and more.  Ford grew […]

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TSU lost a jazz great with the passing of Joe Sample

TSU lost a jazz great with the passing of Joe Sample

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Texas Southern University alumnus and jazz great Joe Sample died September 12, 2014 in Houston.  He was 75.  Sample was a native Houstonian who started playing the piano very early in life.  He attended Texas Southern where he studied music performance, and eventually formed The Jazz Crusaders with his old friends saxophonist Wilton Felder, drummer Stix Hooper, […]

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