Katy Perry Toyota Center, October 10 & 11 People can hate on pop concerts all they want, but they're probably viewing them all wrong. If they attend expecting a musical experience that rattles their very core, they will likely be disappointed. But approach it as a spectacle, and the experience is a ... More >>
Alan Haynes: Sat., October 25, 9 p.m., $5. The Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club, 5731 Kirby, Houston, 713-523-9999. American Authors: With the Mowgli's, Echosmith. Sat., October 18, 7 p.m., $18. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Anna Nalick: Fri., October 10, 8:30 p.m., $24 ... More >>
Fans of jazz giant Miles Davis were overjoyed in 2011 to hear that Columbia/Legacy had tapped the artist as the next subject of their Bootleg Series, offering rare live recordings of performances only available previously as, well... bootlegs, if at all. Though of course, these "official" releases c ... More >>
Return to Forever The Mothership Returns Eagle Rock (2-CD/1-DVD), $24.98. Combining the wordless instrumental dexterity of jazz and the loud, hi-energy performance of rock, jazz fusion bridged that musical gap during the genre's '70s heyday. And three groups led the way: Weather Report, the Mahavis ... More >>
Bass giant Stanley Clarke reflects on Return to Forever, Bitches Brew, and the importance of being prepared.
Rocks Off is going to suck it up and go on the record as saying we had a great time at the Lady Gaga drag karaoke event last Sunday at Guava Lamp. Perhaps it was just the impaired judgment induced by the holiday cheer we'd imbibed at the Christmas party before, but the show was thoroughly enjoya ... More >>
Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.
Return to Forever Return to Forever Returns www.return2forever.comAh, jazz fusion, what a conundrum of musical styles. Too heavily instrumental and dexterous for rock fans, too spacey and electric guitar-based for jazzbos, it has a small but dedicated following all weaned on Miles Davis' Bitches Bre ... More >>
The Complete On the Corner Sessions
Fusion guitarist Al Di Meola's latest project
Saturday, February 25, Conroe High School, 3200 West Davis, 936-538-7613
Wooten opens for the Dave Matthews Band Monday, September 5, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2025 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are also on the bill.
Pianist and former Houstonian Jason Moran refuses to flow with mainstream jazz
Previously unissued recordings by the late David Catney set for fall release
The votes are in! See who you picked as winners in the HPMA 2000
Christian McBride can do it all, and do it well
Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions
Nancy Wilson returns from jazz-pop limbo
After years of groundbreaking music, Pat Metheny is looking for more barriers to shatter
George's last name may be Duke, but on the keyboards, he's a king
All Bottled Up
The 5th Annual Houston Press Music Awards
Houston's Dave Catney releases the classy Reality Road
Houston jazz keyboardist Paul English releases Beauty