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Legendary jazz group, Spryo Grya, mentors students

Legendary jazz group, Spryo Grya, mentors students

| April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sypro Grya and Lee Ritenour kicked off The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s 25th performing arts season.  Lee Ritenour started the show with his style of contemporary jazz, while Spyro Gyra performed songs from their “Morning Dance” album.  Houston area students had an opportunity to attend their sound check.  The students also participated in a question […]

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Jazz Saxophonist Dean James at the Mosaic Bar

Jazz Saxophonist Dean James at the Mosaic Bar

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Jazz Crusaders – Eleanor Rigby & Street Life

Jazz Crusaders – Eleanor Rigby & Street Life

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Jazz legend Wayne Henderson dies at age 74

Jazz legend Wayne Henderson dies at age 74

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Famed trombonist and Jazz Crusaders co-founder Wayne Henderson has died.  Henderson was born in Houston, Texas and attended Wheatley High School.  He was one of the driving forces behind the Jazz Crusaders and one of the musicians in the United States that created the trombone as a front line instrument.  The Jazz Crusaders introduced a […]

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