Jackie Gray

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    November 13, 2014

    Little Joe Washington: The Stories Never End

    Houston is a little less of an action town today, after Wednesday's passing of Little Joe Washington, the mighty-mite of the local blues scene. Washington's death is believed to be due to diabetic complications; he was 75. I could prattle on here with the nuts and bolts of an overview of Joe's life ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    RIP Jackie Gray: Affable Longtime Houston Blues Drummer Passes Away

    Jackie Gray, a longtime fixture on the Houston blues scene, passed away Sunday, reportedly of lung cancer. Details are sketchy, but by several accounts Gray had been ill for some time. He passed away at a local hospice facility. As of Monday, no arrangements for burial had been made due to lack of ... More >>

  • Music

    September 1, 2011

    Old School: Class of 2011

    Inside this week's cover photo shoot

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    September 1, 2011

    Old School

    Musicians in their 70s and 80s are keeping Houston's traditional blues scene real.

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    May 26, 2011

    Here to Stay

    Thanks to the Houston Blues Society, local scene is healthier than ever.

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    March 8, 2009

    Art Rock: Little Joe Washington's 70th Birthday at the Continental Club

    Note: As of Friday, Sherman Robertson, Texas Johnny Brown, Jackie Gray, the El Orbits, I.J. Gosey, Diunna Greenleaf and of course Little Joe himself were scheduled to appear. 4 p.m. today at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899 or

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    September 28, 2006

    The 3700s

    The Nightfly spends $20 and three nights on one block

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    September 7, 2006

    Joe Doucet

    Houston's Third Ward Blues