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Jeff Balke’s Other Life as a Musician

Posted on · Houston Matters listeners will know Jeff Balke from his weekly updates on Houston sports each Monday and his writing for Houstonia Magazine and Houston Press. However, in his other life, he’s also a musician. We learn about his musical influences as a bass player and why he opted for a career in journalism and web development […]

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Jazz Bassist Christian McBride Collaborates with Houston Chamber Choir

Posted on · Over the weekend (Sunday, May 22, 2016), jazz bassist and five-time Grammy winner Christian McBride and his trio performed with the Houston Chamber Choir at the Wortham Theater Center. The trio premiered a new piece designed for a jazz ensemble and choir. Before McBride got into town last week, he told Michael Hagerty about applying […]