Stan Getz

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    September 19, 2014

    Requiem For the iPod

    The year was 2002, and I was in the back of my mom's Chevy high-top. She was driving my brother to Sam's Club to pick up his new blue iPod 1st Generation. For months, I watched him listen to Papa Roach and moody pop-rock queen Avril Lavigne as he sat in his bedroom lifting his 8-pound dumbbells -- t ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    25 More Legendary Houston Music Venues

    When Rocks Off published our choices for "Houston's Top 25 Closed Music Venues" back in July, we knew all along there would be a Part 2. We just didn't know how many were left. Today, after excavating the memories of 25 more, we're still probably not done. Please let us know what else we missed, an ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Kristine Mills, Houston's Brassiest Voice

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Nobody puts Baby into a corner, and no ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Bonus Rocks Off 100: Asli Omar, The Tontons' Indie-Rock Siren

    Who? It's hard to argue that any local band is more on the way up than the Tontons, and a lot of that can be credited to the incredible sounds that come out of singer Asli Omar's mouth. Smooth as silk sheets, but with a pop-princess kind of power that enables her to stand firmly with one foot in ind ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Vinyl Gets Another Spin

    Showing it has more lives than a cockroach, vinyl has been reborn, resulting in some beautiful music. But sometimes production values in records and turntables are lacking.

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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 10, 2011

    Bob Schneider's Five Favorite Albums Of All Time

    Jeff Swensen/ Bob Schneider on Facebook​It's been said that if you have lived in Texas for at least a decade and you haven't at least been in the vicinity of a Bob Schneider show, you are probably lying. Our introduction to Schneider was kind of heartbreaking, but that's another story for anot ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Straight, No Chaser

    The most underground music in Houston right now isn't rap or indie's jazz.

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    April 13, 2009

    Sonidos y Mas: Getz/Gilberto Turns 45

    2009 marks the 45th anniversary of Getz/Gilberto, the album that established bossa nova in the international market - something that came at the right time, as the popularity of the unapologetically apolitical genre had begun to wean in its native Brazil. But it was not like Verve Records was exci ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    Tonight: Jesse Harris at Warehouse Live

    Best known for his work as a songwriter and guitarist with Norah Jones - he penned several songs for her first two albums, including the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why" - New York-born Jesse Harris has had a long career in his own right, and as a producer and touring sideman for the likes of Sasha D ... More >>

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    January 5, 2009

    Sonidos y Mas: Hendrik Meurkens' Samba To Go!

    Hendrik Meurkens Samba To Go! (Zoho) The music of Brazil has captivated a great number of fans and musicians around the world, and many of the latter have tried to emulate the country's sounds and make them their own, for better or worse. Among those who have been successful ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Kenny Barron

    Catch the sideman gone jazz superstar

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    November 1, 2007

    Diane Schuur

    A jazz diva swings with the University of Houston Jazz Orchestra

  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Hope Springs Eternal

    A northern suburb tops our third installment of rating greater Houston's taste in music

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Various Artists

    Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music (Columbia Legacy)

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    November 9, 2000

    Sonny Stitt & His Electric Saxophone / Stan Getz

    Just the Way It Was / My Foolish Heart (Label M Records)

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    July 8, 1999
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    May 6, 1999

    He's Ba-ack

    Burt Bacharach's swanky pop stylings return to hipness

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    September 10, 1998

    Bach to the Sax

    Catalyst breaks classical barriers

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    July 9, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    May 15, 1997
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    May 18, 1995