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What Should the Soundtrack for Houston Sound Like?

When you think of a song connected with Houston, what song comes to mind? Is it country? Is it hip hop? Or do you struggle to pinpoint the sound of the Bayou City? Well, perhaps that struggle is now over thanks to the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (or GHCVB) and a collaboration with the Houston […]

When you think of a song connected with Houston, what song comes to mind? Is it country? Is it hip hop? Or do you struggle to pinpoint the sound of the Bayou City?

Well, perhaps that struggle is now over thanks to the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (or GHCVB) and a collaboration with the Houston Symphony.The GHCVB approached local composer Jeff Walton to write a score that would define Houston.

Houston Public Media’s Arts and Culture Correspondent St.John Flynn tells the story of a how they all worked together to give Houston it’s own soundtrack.

A Soundtrack For the City from Zenfilm on Vimeo.

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