Encore Houston

Encore Houston, Episode 161: Houston Jazz Collective – Chris Dave and the Drumhedz

Chris Dave and the Drumhedz perform an eclectic set of jazz tunes new and old, as well as some hip-hop covers.


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Chris Dave and the Drumhedz on stage.

On this episode of Encore Houston, the Houston Jazz Collective showcases Chris Dave and the Drumhedz in a concert inspired by the artwork of Jack Whitten, whose works have strong influences from jazz!

Vibrations for Milt “Bags” Jackson, 1999 by Jack Whitten

Music in this episode:

  • KEYON HARROLD: The Mugician
  • KENNY GARRETT: African Exchange Student
  • SLUM VILLAGE: Conant Gardens
  • HARROLD: The Essence
  • HARROLD: Stay this Way
  • OUTKAST: Mainstream
  • ROC MARCIANO: Death Parade
  • THE STYLISTICS: People Make the World Go Round
  • MADLIB and J. DILLA: The Message
  • KEVIN EUBANKS: The Sting
    • Chris Dave, drums
    • Keyon Harrold, trumpet
    • Burniss Travis, bass
    • James Francies, piano
  • Performance date: 3/13/2021
  • Originally aired: 4/3/2021

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.


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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on HPM Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews for Houston...

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