Brandon Woody, Rising Trumpet Star

Brandon Woody, Rising Trumpet Star

I first encountered trumpeter Brandon Woody, now aged 20, last August, when he led an open-mic jam session at the Motor House on North Avenue with his group, Upendo (Swahili for “love”). I then caught one of his monthly gigs at An die Musik on North Charles. | Read more>>
Charles Covington, Gentle Genius

Charles Covington, Gentle Genius

Genius comes in many forms . . . loud and brash demanding attention and tainted with narcissistic hubris; or understated and gentle, so quiet it goes unnoticed in a world where a cacophony of stimuli vies for our attention. Charles Covington, Jr. | Read more>>
BOPA

Applications open for jazz performers at Artscape and other BOPA festivals

In case you hadn’t heard, applications are now open for jazz performers (along with classical, dance, fashion, and more) for Artscape 2019. Note that these applications are for performances NOT on the main stages – those applications closed several months ago, and will be opening soon for 2020. | Read more>>