Jazzy Sundays: Sam Dinkins Quintet; Vanguard Collective

1500 McKinney Street Houston, TX 77010

Sam Dinkins QuintetSam Dinkins, III is the founder and director of Houston’s Dinky Drum Company, where children and adults learn about percussion through private and group instruction, performances and clinics. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, he is an accomplished performer and producer. Vanguard CollectiveLead by Saxophonist Eddie Matthews, the Houston-based Vanguard Collective fuses Jazz and R&B into a truly unique sound. About Jazzy Sundays in the ParksDiscovery Green Conservancy, DACAMERA, Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Emancipation Park Conservancy are teaming up this fall to celebrate the legacy and evolution of jazz in Houston with Jazzy Sundays in the Parks, a live music series made possible by the Kinder Foundation.The series features free, family-friendly concerts every Sunday in September at Emancipation Park, every Sunday in October at Discovery Green and every Sunday in November at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. The complete series lineup can be found at concert will be preceded by a free workshop at 3 p.m. where kids can learn about music and instruments presented by Sam Dinkins Dinky Drum Company.

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