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Monday, October 27th, 2014

‘Raisin’ Cane’ pays homage to the Harlem Renaissance

Texas State University’s Encore Performing Arts Series will host a single staging of “Raisin’ Cane: a Harlem Renaissance Odyssey,” a touring show starring actress-director Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio.

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Jazz historian Dan Morgenstern headlines Eddie Durham celebration

Dan Morgenstern, world renowned jazz historian and eight-time Grammy winner for program notes, will present a lecture on Eddie Durham’s legacy during the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration Feb. 4 in Evans Auditorium at Texas State University.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Durham celebration to take place Friday

Trumpeter Joe Wilder, who played with such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Billie Holliday, will join noted jazz archivist Dan Morgenstern Friday at the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration to be held at Texas State's...

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Morgenstern to lecture on jazz, LBJ’s legacy

Internationally renowned jazz scholar Dan Morgenstern will visit Texas State University Feb. 5 and 6 to lecture on the role of the National Endowment for the Arts in nurturing organic American art form.