jazzy sundays at Emancipation Park

Jazzy Sundays

Jazzy Sundays free concert series returns to celebrate the legacy of jazz in Houston!

Three Houston parks are teaming up to celebrate the Houston musicians who keep the tradition of jazz music alive. The concert series is made possible by a grant from the Kinder Foundation.

The free, family-friendly concerts will be held every Sunday at

Emancipation Park

3018 Emancipation Ave:

March 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Discovery Green

1500 McKinney:

April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park

105 Sabine Street:

May 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

All concerts will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Food and drink will be available for purchase. The free concert lineup is designed to celebrate the legacy and evolution of jazz in Houston. Local and regional musicians representing the best in jazz and its related forms such as gospel, blues, zydeco and more will perform. In recent decades, Houston has produced some of the biggest stars in contemporary jazz. This concert series will increase awareness of the city’s contributions to the art form as well as bring Houstonians together to enjoy their cultural heritage. The weekly concert series kicks-off on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Emancipation Park with Grammy award-winning pianist Robert Glasper. In April the series moves to Discovery Green with a marquee performance by MacArthur Fellow Jason Moran on April 16. In May the series wraps up at the Waterworks at Buffalo Bayou Park with The Suffers performing May 7. Other highlights of the series included Unna Greenleaf, James Francies, and David Michael Wyatt.

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Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney Street

  • April 9, 2023: The Felix DeLeon Quintet; The Trade
  • April 16, 2023: Jason Moran; The Stuart Adams Collective
  • April 23, 2023: Diunna Greenleaf; Britney Bloom & Strangers on Earth
  • April 30, 2023: Marlon Simon & The Nagual Spirits; Adriano Santos Brazilian Jazz Quartet

For more information visit: discoverygreen.com

The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine Street

  • May 7, 2023: The Suffers; Maryum Echo
  • May 14, 2023: James Francies; Cliff Gordon
  • May 21, 2023: The Gabriel Santiago Project; Matt Serice with Along those Lines
  • May 28, 2023: David Michael Wyatt; Micah Edwards

For more information visit buffalobayou.org

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