Stanley Turrentine

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    The 10 Funkiest Chicken Songs Ever Recorded

    Lonesome Onry and Mean was hanging with some folks the other night when Rufus Thomas' classic Memphis dance tune "Do the Funky Chicken" came on the jukebox. The owner happened to be standing near the volume control and cranked it; the energy level in the place went off the meter, smiles broke out, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2008

    Kenny Barron

    Catch the sideman gone jazz superstar

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2004

    Sticking With It

    Legendary drummer Bubbha Thomas is a longtime savior and benefactor of Houston jazz

  • Music

    September 21, 2000

    Bebopping Along

    Former jazz guitar prodigy Scott Hardy finds he's also in tune with the acoustic bass

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    World Jazz

    Highlights from the Houston International Jazz Festival

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • Music

    February 4, 1999
  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide