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>>
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>>

The Jazz Will Return

Dear Maryland jazz lovers, As you’ve probably heard, Governor Hogan has ordered that all restaurants and bars in MD – along with many other businesses – must close starting this evening. Obviously that means nearly all, if not all, of the jazz events previously listed are now canceled. | Read more>>