DACAMERA presents the return of Houston SUMMERJAZZ to the downtown Theater District! This summer festival celebrates jazz in downtown Houston with three exciting concerts
Passes on sale now starting at $90! You get the best seats, save off single tickets prices and get priority seating if you subscribe for the 22/23 season featuring Branford Marsalis, Cecile McLorin Salvant and Christian McBride. Passholders will be assigned the best available seats in their selected zone.
6:00pm: Free Kickoff: Jalen Baker Quartet in Market Square Park
Free Kickoff: Jalen Baker
Celebrate the kickoff of Houston SUMMERJAZZ 2022 with a free performance by vibraphonist Jalen Baker and his quartet. Free and open to the public. Refreshments available for purchase.
Jalen Baker, vibraphone; Gavin Moolchan, drums; Marwan Ghonima, bass; Ben Clifton, piano
Location: Market Square Park
7:30pm: Houston SUMMERJAZZ: Jazzmeia Hor
Houston SUMMERJAZZ: August 19 and 20: Second annual summer festival – passes for all 3 concerts on sale now – Get the best seats, save off single ticket prices and get priority seating if you subscribe for the 22/23 season!
Dallas native vocalist and 3-time Grammy nominee, and winner of an NAACP Image Award, Jazzmeia Horn returns to DACAMERA on the heels of her latest triumph, the Grammy-nominated Dear Love.
Blessed with a fitting name for her chosen path—it was Horn’s jazz-loving, piano-playing grandmother who chose “Jazzmeia”—the singer was born in Dallas and attended Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts. In 2013, she entered and won a Newark-based contest named for an initial inspiration — the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition. In 2015, she won the Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition
“Without a doubt among the jazz world’s most exciting young vocalists…her sound is explosive and bright and rich, catnip for audiences looking for boldness that’s still traditional.” — Billboard
“Jazzmeia Horn harbors both astounding technique and an acute artistic vision…Horn has a thrilling presence with a musical sensibility that strikes a deft balance between mid-century jazz and contemporary neo-soul.” — DownBeat
Location: Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center
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