Jeff McCord

Stories

Power of Influence

Jeff McCord on Alejandro Escovedo

Step Right Up

Jeff McCord on Charlie Robison

The Hit Parade

Twenty essential recordings by Texas' best jazz musicians.

Hall of Justice

Although Texans from Scott Joplin to Jack Teagarden have made noteworthy contributions to the history of jazz, a music form that may be our country's greatest artistic achievement, they are all but forgotten now. It's high time Texas did something about that.

The Gourds
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Sax and the Cities

Financial success may have eluded Dewey Redman, whose career as a jazz journeyman has taken him from his hometown of Fort Worth to San Francisco and on to New York, but happiness hasn't.

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