Howard C. Harris, Jr., Director of Musical Arts, is an arts pioneer, composer, performing artist and world-revered music educator. He serves as Professor of Music and Founder and Director of Jazz Studies at Texas Southern University. He also founded the People’s Workshop, the first Black-originated and multi-cultural arts organization of Houston to present in the […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The volunteers and staff of KTSU 90.9FM gathered for a picnic at Kitty Hollow Park. Those pictured are (from left to right), Charles Hudson, Vernon J, James Eaglin, Terry Franks, Ms. Melodic, Angela Lemon, Sheldon T. Nunn and Tyrone Erasmus Campbell.