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Brubeck - A Celebration!

Join us and experience Brubeck’s versatile and complex musical masterpieces…

Featuring the Grammy-winning Houston Chamber Choir - a 20-piece orchestra, Chris Brubeck & The Brubeck Brothers Quartet, the Paul English Jazz Quartet, and Horace Alexander Young. Delight in the seldom-heard choral music by the great Dave Brubeck - of both the jazz and classical persuasions.

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Come and experience jazz standards from the Great American Songbook of 1930s, 1940s & 1950. The evening will offer some of Houston’s finest musicians and plenty of time to socialize and meet other jazz lovers.

Featuring the Paul English Quintet with special guest vocalists: Elizabeth Tait, Natalie Broussard, Horace Alexander Young, Dee Dee Dochen, and Wayne Ashley.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Voice of Brubeck project focused on reintroducing listeners to Dave Brubeck’s musical legacy of choral and non-jazz works and preserving it for future generations.

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(Free parking, light bites, mixed drinks, and refreshments are included.)

The MacBeth Concert Series of Chebeague Island Maine hosts Paul English & Friends featuring mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte in A Collusion of Chamber Music and Jazz—Saturday, July 11th

Paul English has great affection for Chebeague and its music community reciprocates with great warmth and enthusiasm each time he and his friends appear.

Night Music for Leap Day: A Concert of Chamber Music by the Composer: Paul English with Cecilia Duarte and PICO Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:30 pm

This program will include settings of poetry by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare, Rumi and the composer himself as well as several instrumental works for chamber orchestra. Featured performers:

Rebecca Garfield, flute Alecia Lawyer, oboe Ernesto Vega, clarinet/bass clarinet Ingrid Gerling, violin Courtenay Vandiver, cello Max Winningham, double bass Paul English, piano/flugelhorn Jesús Pacheco, percussion Adriano Santos, drum set/percussion

Cecilia Duarte, mezzo soprano


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The Glade Cultural Center, 2000 Woodlands Parkway, The Woodlands, TX 77380


“Girl in Green” PARMA Records, 2020

The Paul English Jazz Quartet with David Liebman

"Girl in Green" contains never released, never before heard exciting jazz tracks recorded in 2001 while Paul was performing at the Texas Jazz Festival in Corpus Christi with saxophone legend David Liebman. Also featured on the CD: Ed Calle (saxophone), Dennis Dotson (trumpet), Brennen Nase (bass), Mike Drake (drums) and James Metcalfe (percussion). Engineered on location by Andy Bradley.


Doors open at 7:00 pm--Concert starts at 8:00 pm

... with special guest artists:

David Caceres, saxophone/vocals Warren Sneed, saxophone Dennis Dotson, trumpet Brennen Nase, guitar/vocals Paul English, piano Rankin Peters, bass Tim Solook, drums

Tickets include hors d'oeuvres and free on-site parking.

Full cash bar available with handcrafted cocktails and sommelier curated wine list.

"Girl in Green" CDs will be available during the party for $5 -- limited to one per ticketed person-- with optional artists’ autographs! Additional copies will be available for download through links at, after January 18th.

Paul English Jazz Quartet Live

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The French Corner, 1104 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 77054


Saturday, November 23, 2019 8-11 pm The Paul English Jazz Quartet live at The French Corner

David Caceres, saxophone/vocals Paul English, piano/trumpet/flugelhorn Brennen Nase, bass Tim Solook, drums

$20 at the door Full service menu and cash bar available Free on-site parking

The French Corner 1104 Old Spanish Trail Houston TX 77054 RESERVATIONS: 713-661-5324 X 1 for catering

Poetic Reflections by Gerling-Mut Duo

Rothko Chapel

Poetic Reflections is a performance of violin/voice (Dr. Ingrid Gerling) and piano (Dr. Andrea Mut). Each piece in the program is based on meditation, sacred text, or religiously inspired poetry written by composers of different religious backgrounds and nationalities.

One of Houston's most notable composers, Paul English, will debut a piece composed for Gerling-Mut Duo, centering around the mission of the Rothko Chapel. "Unconditional Surrender", (2019) for violin and piano, is a Paul English revision of his own 1990 composition by the name name.

Grammy-award winning vocalist, Kim Nazarian joins forces with the Houston Chamber Choir and the Paul English Quartet.

Well-known to jazz fans around the world as a founding member of New York Voices, Kim is one of the most accomplished vocalists on the scene today.

Join Paul English & Friends at the Dosey Doe Big Barn

Featuring Mari Black, internationally acclaimed and award-winning multi-genre violinist/fiddler (photo by Glenn Black)

David Caceres, saxophone Paul English, piano Jim Kalson, bass, vocals Tim Solook, drums

It's dinner and a show!

Doors open 6:30 pm Dinner served 6:30-8 pm Show starts at 8:30 pm

Jazz Sermon for Mixed Choir, jazz quartet and celebrant. Featuring James Murphy, tenor saxophone, and Timothy Jones as celebrant.

Paul English's original composition pays homage to the great jazz saxophonist John Coltrane and his seminal recording "A Love Supreme" in this dramatic work. Also on this Concert for Humanity presented by Arts of Tolerance: The United States premiere of Dr. Arthur Gottschalk's brilliant 2015 masterwork, "Requiem for the Living" (Navona Records) for orchestra and choir as well as a world premiere of his new piece, "Litany".