Big Mama Thornton http://redriverradio.org en Texas Jazz & Blues Greats http://redriverradio.org/post/texas-jazz-blues-greats <div><strong>Airs Friday, November 29 at 9 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Texas Jazz &amp; Blues Greats is hosted by jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran, a Texas native himself. &nbsp;Moran was recently tapped to be the Creative Director at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts after the passing of Dr. Billy Taylor, and was the recipient of the 2010 MacArthur Fellowship. &nbsp;A student of the blues, Jason’s virtuoso performances marries classical, blues, and jazz with the musical influences of his generation including funk, hip-hop, and rock. &nbsp;The Texas Jazz &amp; Blues Greats project was right in his sweet spot!&nbsp;</span></div><p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 03:00:00 +0000 36723 at http://redriverradio.org Texas Jazz & Blues Greats