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Mahavishnu Orchestra

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    February 21, 2014

    Ex-Yes Singer Jon Anderson: Fond Memories of Houston's "Space Dome"

    When Jon Anderson brings his solo show to Houston Monday, the set list will run the gamut of his career honing in on five decades. The most recognizable songs, of course, will come from his lengthy service as the lead vocalist of Yes -- material like "Long Distance Runaround," "Roundabout," "I've Se ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    Jazz Great Bill Evans Working at University of Houston Residency

    Bill Evans, the saxophonist who worked with Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the '80s and has explored the intersection of jazz and hip-hop on solo albums like Escape, will be working with University of Houston jazz students all week and perform with them at a concert next Tuesday, the un ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    Jan Hammer and the Top 10 TV Theme Songs of the '80s

    Not a lot of television shows win multiple Grammys. Then again, not a lot of television shows ever sounded (or looked) like Miami Vice. The cutting-edge series perfectly captured the pastel zeitgeist of its time when it debuted in 1984, influencing film, fashion, design and music in a way that few T ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    Return to Forever... Returns!

    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 >>

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    February 16, 2012

    Sweet Feet: Dave Lombardo And Double Bass-Drum Domination

    Slayer's Dave Lombardo is destroying a couple of bass drums just out of frame.​Forty-seven years ago today, drummer Dave Lombardo was born in Havana, Cuba. Never heard of Dave? That's okay. If you've listened to any heavy metal in the past 25 years, you've definitely heard his influence. Roun ... 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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    October 21, 2011

    Last Night: Battles At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Craig HlavatyBattles​Battles, Nisennenmondai Fitzgerald's October 20, 2011 Lately, this here fella in Rocks Off has been gravitating towards music with few or minimal words. Maybe a few yelps. Howls. Bloody-murder screams: The Fucking Champs, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Sunn0))), Don Caba ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    The Last Boy Scout

    Bass giant Stanley Clarke reflects on Return to Forever, Bitches Brew, and the importance of being prepared.

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    March 26, 2009
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    September 25, 2003

    Remember Shakti

    Sunday, September 28

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    July 12, 2001

    Yellowjackets

    Wednesday, July 18, Sambuca Jazz Cafe, 909 Texas Avenue

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    August 5, 1999

    Gentleman of Jazz

    Ramsey Lewis storms into town with his fusion sound

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    June 24, 1999
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    November 19, 1998
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    June 4, 1998

    Flower Power

    A once-slumbering syndicated radio giant empties its vaults

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    August 21, 1997
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