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SXSW 2014 spotlight: CultureMap presents 30 Days, 30 Artists
30 Days, 30 Artists

Prepare to meet Texas jazz darlings The Victor during SXSW

The Victor Houston
The Victor plays the Elephant Room on March 14. The Victon/ SXSW.com

Name: The Victor

Featured track: "New Year's Eve"

City of origin: Houston, Texas

Genre: Jazz meets hip-hop

In one sentence: "All of our influences from hip-hop, funk to soul and jazz find their way to the music," bassist and bandleader Victor Bernard told the Houston Press

Why we chose them: Named one of Houston's "Must See Jazz Acts" in 2013, The Victor is just the kind of multi-faceted, dynamic jazz we want to hear during our last Friday of SXSW. Plus, getting to see the band at the revered Elephant Room is a treat we just can't pass up. 

SXSW official showcase: Friday, March 14, 12:45 am at Elephant Room.

 

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