Let’s get it out of the way right up front: Yes, Ravi Coltrane is the son of saxophonist John Coltrane and pianist Alice Coltrane. Yes, they were both legendary musicians. Yes, by rights, the younger Coltrane could just ride their coattails to fame and fortune. And no, he hasn’t.
500 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002
Category: Performing Arts Venues
Region: Downtown/ Midtown
The Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist first came to Houston in 2008, and in the three short years since then, he’s signed with Blue Note Records and released Blending Times, a CD JazzTimes called “emotionally charged, fully realized.” 8 p.m. Wortham Center, 501 Texas. For information, call 713-524-5050 or visit www.dacamera.com. $33 to $60.
Fri., Jan. 27, 8 p.m., 2012