About Us

Our Mission Statement: The Baltimore Jazz Alliance promotes and supports jazz in the Baltimore region for the benefit of both artists and audiences by presenting, educating, collaborating, and informing, to foster the rich legacy of jazz in our community.

Baltimore Jazz Alliance Our Priorities

  1. To develop new audiences for jazz
  2. To strengthen communication within the jazz community
  3. To improve media relations on behalf of the jazz community
  4. To bring greater visibility to the entire array of jazz offerings in the Baltimore region
  5. To provide greater access to performance opportunities for Baltimore-area jazz musicians
Our Board of Directors

    • Tyrone Crawley
    • Alice Downs
    • Steve Everette
    • Jean Farnsworth, Secretary
    • Liz Fixsen
    • Robin Houston, Treasurer
    • Kwamé Jamal Kenyatta-Bey
    • Ian Rashkin, President
    • Theresa Sise
    • Rená Sweetwine, Vice President
    • Barry Glassman, Founder and Emeritus
    • Camay Calloway Murphy, Emerita
    • Mark Osteen, President Emeritus


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