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KTSU 90.9, The Last of the Great Radio Stations

KTSU 90.9, The Last of the Great Radio Stations

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Rob McCarthy Photos courtesy of KTSU Of all the radio stations in Houston, I’ve found that the only one I consistently enjoy is 90.9 FM The Choice. It’s like a non-stop party, whether they are blasting oldies and soul hits from the ‘60s or laying down funk and dance hits from the ‘70s and […]

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WHY JAZZ?

WHY JAZZ?

| July 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

People ask why jazz? Jazz originated in America and has become known as the American art form which is loved around the world. It is also studied and taught throughout the world. Some colleges and universities even offer degrees in jazz. Texas Southern University is one of those universities. Some of the world’s greatest jazz […]

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Blanche Calloway – I’m Gettin’ Myself Ready For You

Blanche Calloway – I’m Gettin’ Myself Ready For You

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

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KTSU REMARKABLE WOMEN OF JAZZ: BLANCHE CALLOWAY

KTSU REMARKABLE WOMEN OF JAZZ: BLANCHE CALLOWAY

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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