Baltimore Jazz Conference

Announcing the 2020 Baltimore Jazz Conference

Baltimore Jazz Alliance is pleased to present the 2nd Baltimore Jazz Conference, a free event for Baltimore area performers, presenters, and jazz lovers. This year’s lineup features topics ranging from Baltimore jazz history to fundraising; from tools and strategies for presenting music during the pandemic, to music licensing; from tips for engaging the audience, to a special listening session with Baltimore Kissa Club. | Read more>>

´╗┐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>>