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  • KTSU Choice Artist of the Month:  Nick Colionne

    KTSU Choice Artist of the Month: Nick Colionne

    Guitarist, Nick Colionne, possesses a jazz style that is both urban and contemporary.  He has blazed a trail to the top of the ranks of today’s stars.  Combining jazz, R&B, blues and funk, he has an unmistakable sound and vibe that is instantly recognizable.  Nick grew up in a household full of music – and […]

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    | June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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  • Horace Silver – Song For My Father
    Horace Silver – Song For My Father
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    Jennifer Hudson – And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going
  • Houston honors legendry author Maya Angelou
    Houston honors legendry author Maya Angelou

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Anita Wilson – Motown gospel recording artist visits KTSU-FM

Anita Wilson – Motown gospel recording artist visits KTSU-FM

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gospel singer and East St. Louis native, Anita Wilson, visited the KTSU studios to discuss and promote her new release titled “Vintage Worship”.  Ms. Wilson was drawn to music and singing at an early age, and in time she developed a vocal style that merged traditional gospel with jazz, pop, and R&B influences like Ella […]

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Pioneering jazz pianist, Horace Silver, dies at 85

Pioneering jazz pianist, Horace Silver, dies at 85

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen has died.  He was 85.   Silver was known for his destinctive humorous and funky playing style and for his pioneering compositional contribution to the hard bop sound.  “Horace Silver was one of the hardest swinging piano players in jazz, both as […]

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Jason Moran Mentors Jazz Students

Jason Moran Mentors Jazz Students

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jason Moran, a jazz pianist and composer, visited the KTSU Studios on June 19th to discuss his involvement with Jazz Education, Inc. and the 43rd Summer Jazz Workshop.  Moran is a Houston native and currently the musical adviser for jazz at the Kennedy Center.  Moran debuted as band leader with the 1999 album Soundtrack to […]

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Steel City Jazz Festival 2014

Steel City Jazz Festival 2014

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Steel City Jazz Festival was held in Birmingham, Alabama on June 6th and 7th, 2014.  It was the first time a jazz festival of this magnitude was held in Birmingham.  People came from all over to enjoy jazz performances by Kyle Turner, Althea Rene, Michael Ward, Bobby Caldwell, Euge Groove, Gregg Karukas, Fourplay, Average […]

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