Aaron Hill: Take the “Streets” to Musical Success

Among the various interesting sessions at the third annual Baltimore Jazz Conference (October 16) was a talk by pianist Aaron Hill. He built his talk around the acronym, “STREETS,” where each letter stands for a practice or attitude or principle that should be followed by any person looking for success as a musician—or in endeavor involving an interface with the public. | Read more>> Read more

BJA Sponsors Jazz at Two Bromo Arts District “Art Walks”

BJA SPONSORS JAZZ AT TWO BROMO ARTS DISTRICT “ART WALKS” On June 24, the new Bromo Arts & Entertainment District, located downtown Baltimore, held its first “Art Walk” event, ably organized by its director, Emily Breiter, and the Baltimore Jazz Alliance was pleased to sponsor a jazz concert by Clarence Ward III and his band, Dat Feel Good, at the Eubie Blake Center. | Read more>> Read more

Pianist Aaron Hill – a Man with Many Hats

Experts who give advice on resumes say, keep it to one page. Well, not if you’re pianist Aaron Hill–whose resume is about as long as the line out the door at Keystone Korner when Ravi Coltrane played there last June. According to his bio, Hill’s various hats include pianist, composer, audio engineer, philosopher, theologian, psychotherapist, mindfulness and meditation guru, business entrepreneur – “to name a few.” | Read more>> Read more