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Reggie Houston

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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: July 2, 1947    

One need only witness a Reggie Houston performance to understand why his talent has been courted by legends like Fats Domino, Peter Gabriel, Dr. John and The Neville Brothers.

More than a master vocalist and saxophone player, Reggie Houston is an entertainer of the highest order. He has the charm and charisma of a modern day Louis Armstrong mingled with the pure and irresistible joy of a child. Freed up by a wireless microphone, laughing and waving his white handkerchief, he'll shimmy off the bandstand with his saxophone and get down with the audience... and sometimes even bring them back on stage with him! And when Reggie Houston lays down the funk, he lays it down on black satin sheets and makes it blush!

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Offbeat Magazine calls Reggie Houston “one of the most significant musicians on the scene.”

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Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

Location:
Portland, OR

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Most people call them workshops, but with Reggie Houston at the helm, they're just to much fun to call work!

World of Rhythm Playshop
Join Reggie as he takes you on a fascinating journey through history to explore the rhythms underlying blues, jazz, and funk. Combining his love and knowledge of history and music with a remarkable gift for storytelling, Reggie uses performance, demonstration and hands-on teaching to trace musical origins from Africa through the slave routes all the way along its evolution to modern New Orleans styles.

Wordless Praise Playshop
Wordless Praise is a multi-media Gospel INformance, that uses music, songs, dance and comedy to chronicle the development, movement and circumstances of the people who made the music we enjoy today.

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