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Jazz and Latin trumpeter, vocalist, percussionist and composer Pete Rodriguez has guested on a handful of the Grammy award-winning albums of musical legends such as Tito Puente, Johnny Pacheco and Celia Cruz but it’s Rodriguez’ own inimitable trumpet style that will blow you away (pun intended). His gigs at the Austin jazz club Elephant Room have garnered many fans and much critical acclaim. He is the new director of Orquesta del Rio Salsa Ensemble at Texas State. You can see and hear him do his stuff at the Music Building Recital Hall on the campus of Texas State at 8 p.m. tonight.
Josh Buckley @ 6 p.m. Jumbofunk @ 9 p.m. @ Triple Crown 206 North Edward Gary Street
Tom Gilliam, Owen Temple, Gordy Quist @ 6 p.m. @ Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels
Pete Rodriguez, Jazz and Latin Jazz Trumpet@ 8:00 p.m. @Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236) Introducing Pete Rodriguez, the new director of Orquesta del Rio Salsa Ensemble, giving his first of two faculty recitals in the fall semester: “Puerto Rican trumpet wonder Pete Rodriguez blends his style of Latin music with a modern jazz sound, forging an impressive musical statement … The trumpeter’s developed chops draw comparisons to those of Clifford Brown and Freddie Hubbard. … Offering a good portion…
Blue Water Highway@ 10:45 p.m. Special guest Ryan Ross@ 9:30 p.m. @Cheatham Street Warehouse, 119 Cheatham Street
Manzy Lowry @ 9 p.m. @ Riley’s Tavern, 8894 FM 1102
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