New BJA Grant Recipients

New BJA Grant Recipients

What do Rachel Winder, Ed Hrybyk, and Irene Jalenti have in common? Well besides being great Baltimore musicians, they are also BJA members, and new recipients of BJA member grants! Each of them brought a proposal to the board for consideration, and based on multiple criteria including need, value (to the requestor and to the BJA and the jazz community at large), and feasibility, we were excited to announce award grants to each of these projects. | Read more>>

BJA STANDS WITH THE AA/IP COMMUNITY

The Baltimore Jazz Alliance stands in solidarity with Asian Americans/Pacific Islander community in Baltimore and beyond. We applaud the accomplishments and gifts brought to our city by musicians, presenters, and listeners of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, and we deplore the prejudice and violence recently directed toward persons of Asian/P.I. | Read more>>
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>>