A Little Day Music: Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month
- Wednesday | April 5
- 12:00 pm
- Grand Foyer, Wortham Theater Center
- 501 Texas Ave, Houston TX 77002
- 713-524-5050 | firstname.lastname@example.org
- For groups of 10 or more, call 713-524-7601 ext. 19.
A Jazz Appreciation Month celebration with pianist Alex Navarro and his quartet.
Alex’s Navarro’s career began in Los Angeles where he was widely known as music director for Engelbert Humperdinck. Other notable recording and performance credits include artists Queen Latifah, Carly Simon, Rod Stewart, Art Garfunkel, Natasha Bedingfield, Rita Wilson, Doc Powell, Taylor Dayne, the Prague Philharmonic, the BBC Radio Orchestra, the Newark Symphony and the Omaha Symphony. Broadway credits include keyboardist for Waitress and the national tour of 42nd Street.
A Little Day Music is a series of free concerts presented at noon on the first Wednesday of the month in the Grand Foyer of the Wortham Center. Each concert is designed to deliver DACAMERA’s signature programming to an audience including senior citizens, downtown professionals and students. The series features a variety of chamber music and jazz, presented in an accessible, one-hour concert format. Audiences are invited to enjoy their lunch while listening to the music.
- Thursday | March 23 | 7:30 pm
- Tickets are available. Purchase online or at door beginning at 6:30 pm.
- Stude Concert Hall, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Rice University
- Presented in partnership with the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University
The winners of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2022 make their first-ever Texas appearance! This legendary ensemble from Paris, France is dedicated to the performance of music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Under the direction of world-renowned conductor Matthias Pintscher, the Ensemble presents an early twentieth century Schoenberg masterpiece and Boulez’s kaleidoscopic, propulsive Dérive 2.
- Saturday, October 21 | 3:00 PM
- The Menil Collection
Enjoy an outdoor jazz performance with drummer Graeme Francis and his trio.
- Friday | May 12
- 8:00 pm
- Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center
A new DACAMERA production memorializing the Sugar Land 95, bringing together original music, poetry and visuals. Unearthed pays tribute to the tragic history behind the recent discovery of the remains of 95 Black people in unmarked graves in Sugar Land, Texas.
Kendrick Scott, composer/drums; Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, poet; Robert Hodge, visual artist; Harlem Quartet; Gerald Clayton, piano; Walter Smith III, saxophone; Joe Sanders, bass