This is the story of how a couple of men long ago started the tradition of dyeing the San Antonio River emerald green for St. Patrick’s Day.
After more than three decades of performances, the festival is a consistent joy for some of the city’s most enthusiastic jazz fans.
For four weeks, the family-friendly festival will more than double Balcones Height’s population of 3,000 with an expected 4,000 jazz fans at the Wonderland of the Americas Amphitheater.
Jazz Meets Classical (JMC) has grown to 11 musicians and become a highlight of the musical year for lovers of jazz, classical, and innovation in general.
Jazz, TX has attracted so many music lovers since it opened in August that the 100-plus capacity establishment rarely has a seat open.
San Antonio’s biggest and most community-oriented jazz festival, San Antonio Parks Foundation’s 33rd Jazz’SAlive, will take the stage this Saturday and Sunday at Travis Park.
Given San Antonio’s proximity to Mexico and its numerous cultural and historical connections to the country as a whole, it only makes sense that the city has a strong bond with Ciudad de México.
The instrument of a musician is a voice, one intrinsically blessed with the gift to speak any language in the world, wielded joyfully in the ancient market squares of Morocco, the beach-side lounges of the Caribbean, or a hole-in-the-wall jazz pizza café in Mexico City.
Dapper dandies and dolls rollicked and rejoiced as the dim lights shone over Jazz, TX during its soft opening Saturday night.
Lucky onlookers donned their hard hats as Brent “Doc” Watkins welcomed the first public viewing of 21st century San Antonio’s first true jazz club, sharing insights and shining construction site lights upon the heart of his creation.