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2nd Tuesday Real Jazz Feat. Greg Tivis and Gerald Blakeman
October 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for the second installment of our Fall Real Jazz Series, presented every 2nd Tuesday throughout the Fall.
Local Jazzman Greg Tivis teams up with renowned Houston Guitarist Gerald Blakeman for another powerhouse performance of Real Jazz. Blakeman attended the University of North Texas and toured with the NTSU Jazz Lab Band from 1964-1967. He then transferred to the University of Houston where he graduated in 1969 with a degree in music theory and composition. As professional artist and clinician, Blakeman has been invited to give solo or ensemble performances at Rice University, University of Houston, SHSU, and all three LSC campuses. He has performed with the Houston Grand Opera, and has adjudicated UIL and Suzuki guitar competitions. For over 45 years he’s built a reputation as one of the finest jazz guitarists in the Houston area. Get ready for a great night of real jazz!