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 […]
Archive for February, 2012
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 […]
The Who is Luke James camp stopped by KTSU 90.9FM this week to talk about his new album, growing up in neighboring state Louisana and what it was like to perform during the BET Honors. At first glance you may not recognize the smooth crooner’s baby face, but once he opens his mouth and begins […]
The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is coming to town and this year’s motto is… “Celebrating 80 incredible years, 8 heart-stopping seconds at a time!” Houston’s Livestock Show & Rodeo concert series is ready to kick off and will have live entertainment with rodeo action, kid activities, shopping, food, carnival entertainment, livestock shows, and […]
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.