Tag Archive: jazz


(April 1st, 2015)

Jacqui Sutton and the Frontier Jazz Orchestra performs at Wortham Center foyer. Da Camera’s “A Little Day Music” series.

With Paul Douglas Chester (banjo); Anthony Sapp (bass); Max Dyer (cello); and Ilya Janos Kolozs (percussion).

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(March 29th, 2015)

2nd CD from Henry Darragh. “Too Much Monday”. Another triumph.

With Dennis Dotson (trumpet), Seth Paynter (Sax), Glen Ackerman (Bass), Ed Lowe (Trombone), Richard Cholakian (drums), Erin Fischer (guitar), and Melissa Darragh on additional vocals.

more images at: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Jazz-In-Photos/2015-Live-Gallery/20150329-Henry-Darragh-Too/48307700_XQQpmZ

(Jan 7th, 2015)

Jason Moran : The Rauschenberg Project-Holed Up (world premiere, Da Camera commission) @ Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center. Featuring local legend Horace Grigsby on vocals and visuals by Robert Pruitt.

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(Jan 24th, 2015)

Finally back shooting the festival after a 3 year absence. This year’s offering is Trioscenes from Germany and New York Voices.

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(Dec 27th, 2014)

First Annual DocFest. In honor of Dr Robert Morgan. Former and current HSPVA alums gather to celebrate at The Ensemble Theater. Everette Harp was also inducted into the HSPVA Jazz Hall of Fame.  http://www.docfestjazz.org/

more images at: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/Jazz-In-Photos/2014-Live-Gallery/20141227-DocFest/46638492_mvNdHH

(Aug 28th, 2014)

Jazz artists comes in all types. Bassist, Guitarist and Vocalist Sonia Flores.

Jazz Portriats usually presented in black & white. Pin-up just does not translate well in that format.

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(April 4th, 2014)

Wayne Shorter graced Houston with his quartet at Wortham Theater. Presented by Da Camera of Houston.

One should note that I have never seen a Jazz musician being mobbed by an appreciative crowd like a rock star after the concert. Kudos to the master.

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(April 16th, 2014)

An evening of Arlen, Gershwin, Porter, and Kern with the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music Jazz Orchestra, directed by Noe Marmolejo. Narrated by Donna McKenzie and joined by singers Tianna Hall and Henry Darragh, the MSMJO presents an evening dedicated to 4 of the top contributors to the Great American Songbook.

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(April 25th, 2014)

Francisco Mora Catlett’s Afro Horn Jazz Ensemble  performs at MECA.

With Sam Newsome (soprano ) Alex Harding (baritone), Aruan Ortiz (piano), Roman Diaz (percussions), Hilliard Greene (bass) and Francisco Mora Catlett (drums).

More images at: http://forestphotography.smugmug.com/ThroughTheDoorsofMECA/Exhibitions-and-Performance/Francisco-Mora-Catletts/38831213_w6Tsk7

(Jan 7th, 2014)

Most Jazz portraits thus far have been presented in B&W. Sometimes, colors are just better, at least in this case.

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