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

Local and regional musicians representing the best in jazz and its related forms such as gospel, blues zydeco and more will perform. The full lineup of musicians for each park will be announced Jan 31, 2023.

In recent decades Houston has produced some of the biggest stars in contemporary jazz including Jason Moran, Robert Glasper, Eric Harland and Helen Sung. This concert series aims to increase awareness to the city’s contributions to the art form as well as bring Houstonians together to enjoy this cultural heritage.


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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