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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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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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The 2nd Annual Gospel Brunch featured vocalist Beverly Crawford

The 2nd Annual Gospel Brunch featured vocalist Beverly Crawford

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gospel artists Beverly Crawford, Johnny B. Williams, Angela Alfred Richards, and Andrea Helms performed during the 2nd Annual Gospel Brunch held on Saturday, September 6, 2014.  The event was hosted by KTSU 90.9FM and was held at the Downtown Aquarium in the Nautilus Ballroom.  Guests were treated to a cajun brunch buffet and live musical […]

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Jazz students perform with Althea Rene

Jazz students perform with Althea Rene

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students from Jazz Education, Inc.’s Summer Jazz Workshop All-Stars recently performed at the annual Mayors Scholarship Jazz Brunch held at the Wortham Theatre.  The brunch is a part of the Houston International Jazz Festival activities and raises funds to support the children’s music education program.  Bubba Thomas and Mayor Annise Parker presented the 2014 scholarship […]

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