Tag: jazz

This fall, Missouri City will welcome a legendary lineup of musicians, including four-time Grammy Award Winner Wayne Toups and Jazz Legend Kim Waters, to take the stage for its Second Annual Community Night Out weekend festivities on Saturday, Oct. 7 and Sunday, Oct. 8 at the City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Pkwy.

Ms. Ella Fitzgerald, the “First Lady of Song,” was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia. Also known as the Queen of Jazz, Fitzgerald’s scat-like vocals brought a new trend to the jazz and music industry.

The Houston Symphony will celebrate Mardi Gras family-style with performances of Mardi Gras Menagerie! at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Jones Hall. The jazzy, fun-filled celebration will be led by Associate Conductor Robert Franz.