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 April, 2012
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This Weeks Blues Artist of the Month: Trudy Lynn Lynn was raised in Houston and continues to use the city as her home-base. She began her career in the late ’60s as a Stax-styled R&B singer opening shows for Ike & Tina Turner and others passing through town. She began recording […]
Graduation is around the corner, and many seniors and forth coming graduate students are preparing to make their mark on the world including Texas Southern University’s graduating class of 2012. Join TSU friends and family May 12th as they prepare to welcome graduates into the world. Graduating from college is […]