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Bobby Shew


Houston’s School for the Performing and Visual Arts has produced more than its fair share of extremely strong jazz pianists. Jason Moran and Robert Glasper are among the graduates from the city’s high school for the arts, as is Helen Sung who will be at Dazzle to wrap up this week in music on Wednesday.

Bobby Shew and Friends | Dec 6

Nov 28, 2018

Nocturne is honored to welcome legendary trumpeter Bobby Shew to their stage on Thursday, December 6 for two sets. Bobby Shew learned the craft of jazz by playing on the big bands of Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Benny Goodman, Terry Gibbs, Louie Bellson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Buddy Rich. He went on to be the lead trumpeter for the likes of Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Tom Jones, Della Reese, Paul Anka, Robert Goulet, Connie Stevens, and others.