What a badass.
As chronicled in this week's cover story, there's a reason why Joe Sample is Texas Southern University's artist-in-residence at the school's jazz studies program -- and why he may be able to reinvent TSU's disgraced reputation.
The New Crusaders
Joe Sample Attempts to ... More >>
Teaching jazz at Texas Southern University was probably the last thing on the mind of Joe Sample when the Phillis Wheatley High School graduate returned to his native Houston after tearing it up in Los Angeles for 40 years.
But Sample, who left TSU in 1958 with members of the Jazz Crusaders -- whi ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningTerry Grier: Wheatley parents complain about his absenceThursday's Houston ISD school board meeting was packed and a significant portion of the crowd included those who wanted to talk about the recent removal of Wheatley High School assistant principal Sandra James Wa ... More >>