Houstonjazz 072012
4.0 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from LoriK

I went on Saturday night and felt the production was extremely ragged. Although the Battle of the Bands was enjoyable, it went on too long resulting in Roy Ayers not hitting the stage until almost 11 pm. When he finally did start his set, his...continued

reviewed Aug 04 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Attended Sunday performances. It was fantastic! Especially enjoyed the performers from the Summer Jazz Workshop. Can't wait until next year's festival. Hope it's indoors again.

reviewed Aug 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

Firstly, event ads indicated Rachelle Ferrell and Hiroshima as well as Roy Ayuers
were on all weekend; not so. I bought tickets for Saturday night fully expecting to hear Hiroshima and Rachelle Ferrell; they appeared only Sunday. Saturday night...continued

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Review from BBWM

Outstanding! The seats were perfect and the performances were even better than we had anticipated.

reviewed Aug 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

The music was fabulous the stage production could have been smoother and my musician friend said the sound man did not have hiroshima properly balanced the lead horn and flute were not mike up equally with other instruments.

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Review from Karmen Haywood

Rachell Ferrell still has and amazing voice and I realy enjoyed Hiroshima...

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Review from Goldstar Member

Fabulous Festival the Battle of the Brass Bands and Roy Ayers was invigorating and had a New Orleans festive mood. Hiroshima was amazing and relaxing. The Queen Rachelle Ferrell was incredible soulful and mesmerizing. Her and her band our without...continued

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Review from Johanne Swain Washington

This event was absolutely fantastic! From the children of the summer jazz workshop, to the amazing Hiroshima, to the incredible Rachelle Ferrell (who left me at a loss for words), it was an evening I will not soon forget. The lineup was PERFECT. I...continued

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Review from Goldstar Member

My husband and I really enjoyed the event. I plan to attend every year going forward. I appreciated it being indoors, it is so much more comfortable in air condition. Roy Ayers experienced a little technical difficulty but once it was corrected...continued

reviewed Aug 04 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

The event was okay, there were only 2 bands before Roy Ayers and although they were pretty good they were not Jazz bands. It seemed a little unorganized and it took too long for the sound ppl to get Mr. Ayers set up together. When he did come on...continued

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Review from Goldstar Member

Great opportunity to enjoy amazing performances.
There should more often be events like this, perhaps to include Latin Jazz which has a huge cultural richness to contribute.

reviewed Aug 05 2012 report as inappropriate