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
    • Liz Fixsen
    • Steve Everette
    • Jean Farnsworth, Secretary
    • Robin Houston, Treasurer
    • Ian Rashkin, President
    • Theresa Sise
    • RenĂ¡ Sweetwine, Vice President
    • Barry Glassman, Founder and Emeritus
    • Camay Calloway Murphy, Emerita
    • Mark Osteen, President Emeritus
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This program has been funded by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts.


About the Baltimore Jazz Alliance and jazz in Baltimore. Filmed and produced by Bonnemaison, Inc., 2017.

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