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>>
The Joni Chronicles

The Joni Chronicles Returns

The legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, now 75, is rarely performing, but she has made an indelible impression not only on her own but also on later generations. Hers is an ever-challenging oeuvre, with her innovative excursions into and mingling of genres and her probing, elliptical, wry, poetic lyrics. | Read more>>