Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston, Texas has produced some of America's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston

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Lionel Hampton In The Studio

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Lionel Hampton: 'Essential Masters of Jazz: Lionel Hampton'

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