´╗┐Introducing BJA Member Grants

The Baltimore Jazz Alliance has sponsored and cosponsored many different projects over its 16-plus years: 3 CDs, the Saxophone Colossi, the Jazz Composers Showcase, the BJA Big Band, the Youth Jazz Congress, the Jazz for Kids educational programs, the Baltimore Realbook, various Jazz Appreciation Month celebrations, the Baltimore Jazz Fest, the Madonnari Arts Festival, Summer Music Moves, the Baltimore Jazz Conference, and much more. | Read more>>
Video: Bassman interview with Warren Wolf

Video: Bassman interview with Warren Wolf

Marcellus “Bassman” Shepard, host of the podcast “The Cool Jazz Countdown”, chats with Warren Wolf about his new album Reincarnation. Read more about Wolf and Reincarnation: https://downbeat.com/digitaledition/2020/DB20_05/single_page_view/55.html https://downbeat.com/news/detail/warren-wolf-early-personal-path-forward https://glidemagazine.com/240634/renowned-jazz-vibraphonist-warren-wolf-channels-soulful-rb-on-reincarnation-album-review/ | 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>>
JAM 2018 flyer

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with BJA

Saturday, April 21st, 2018, join the Baltimore Jazz Alliance and The Royal Theater and Community Heritage Corporation in a celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, featuring Baltimore jazz artists Spice and the Audrey Haskins Quartet. This FREE concert will be held at The Avenue Bakery’s beautiful outdoor performance space on historic Pennsylvania Ave in Baltimore, and will also feature food and drink, a raffle with great prizes, and BJA’s own Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, a chance for young children to learn about and experience the instruments of jazz. | Read more>>