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Larry Carlton

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    September 17, 2014

    Sampling Joe Sample: 1976

    If 1975 was a whirlwind year for Joe Sample, the Crusader who passed away last Friday, 1976 was a full-blown hurricane. The newer, funkier Crusaders were increasingly popular, so much so that United Artists began to repackage and reissue some of the early 1960s Jazz Crusaders tracks the group made f ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    Sampling Joe Sample: 1975

    With the wild, platinum-selling commercial success of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark in 1974, Joe Sample's studio-session career went into warp drive. Throughout the remainder of the decade, he would sprint from one important project to the next. Sample's Crusaders dropped Those Southern Nights in ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Top 20 Throwback TV Theme Songs Part 2

    Only a big dummy wouldn't have this show on the list.​Yesterday, we hit you up with¬†the best ten TV theme songs that didn't quite make the top of our list. We heard a few quibbles from fellow television aficionados, but their cries of frustration were muffled by the sounds of "The LOOOVVE BOA ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    Top 20 Throwback TV Theme Songs Part 1

    ​We grew up on television. Whether it was Saturday morning cartoons, afternoon re-runs, Sunday Disney and Wild Kingdom or Thursday night "must see" TV, we saw it. We noticed that on November 2, 1985, the Miami Vice¬†soundtrack went to number one on the Billboard charts where it would stay for ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Soul City: The Amazing Jazz Crusaders

    Black History Month is always a great time to recall some of Houston's greatest musical innovators and leaders. Rocks Off will highlight some of them during the remainder of February. "Hey, let's get back to that down-and-dirty old-school chicken-shack sound" mosaicrecords.com​While Houston ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    A Nashville Star Is Born

    Former Richmond Strip denizen Sheila Marshall makes it all the way to Music City

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    August 7, 2003
  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Houston Press Music Awards 2000

    Your guide to the Music Awards Showcase

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    June 8, 2000

    Smooth Ride on the Tappan Zee

    Bob James performs at Scott Gertner's Skybar

  • News

    July 29, 1999
  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Star Time

    Performing in front of jazz icons doesn't rattle Houston's Mark Dini

  • Music

    August 13, 1998
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    May 8, 1997
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