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Billy Eckstine

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    10 Houston Acts to See Before You Can't

    The passing of Texas Johnny Brown last year hit me and a bunch of people pretty hard, so the September 12 death of Crusaders pianist Joe Sample was another slap in the face that many of Houston's musical heroes are closer to the end than the beginning. The latest bad news is that bluesmen I.J. Gosey ... More >>

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    February 16, 2012

    Oklahoma Dust Storm

    Jimmy Webb, songwriting legend, is still on the line.

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    April 25, 2007

    Huey Long

    Happy Birthday Huey Long! ! ! Born in Sealy on April 25,1904 guitarist Huey Long's career began in 1925 with the Frank Davis' Louisiana Jazz Band in Houston. By 1933, he was working with Texas Guinan's Cuban Orchestra in Chicago. Over the next few years, he worked with Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaugha ... More >>

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Hard Bop

    Jazz legend Rick Porter has beaten more than his drum kit. He's also beaten addiction.

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    August 13, 1998
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    October 23, 1997
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    February 13, 1997
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