BJA to Receive $10,000 Grant from the NEA

We are thrilled to announce that Baltimore Jazz Alliance (BJA) has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support this year’s Baltimore Jazz Fest. This project will feature a full day of live music, showcasing a variety of amazing artists from the Baltimore area, as well as activities for kids and adults alike. | Read more>> Read more

Announcing the 2021 Baltimore Jazz Conference

Baltimore Jazz Alliance is pleased to present the 3rd annual Baltimore Jazz Conference, a free event for Baltimore area performers, presenters, and jazz lovers. This year’s lineup features topics ranging from jazz history and research to funding, to how COVID-19 has changed performance practices, and includes informational sessions on digital rights, music workers’ rights, and more. | Read more>> Read more

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>> Read more

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>> Read more