Big Band of the Week – Blues in the Night Orchestra

Like many jazz bands, the Blues in the Night Orchestra is dedicated to the memory of a beloved bandleader. That leader was Richard Rice, the saxophonist who started the band in 2010 and passed away from cancer in 2013. In November of 2014, trumpeter Tom Walsh and conductor Tom Crawford re-started the band in Rice’s honor, rehearsing in a garage in Bel Air. | Read more>> Read more

Big Band of the Week – Baltimore County Senior Swing Band

Totally composed of senior citizens ranging from 60 to over 90, the Baltimore County Senior Swing Band (BCSSB) began twenty years ago under the direction of Maurice Feldman, a former Baltimore County School Department music supervisor. The band, led by saxophonist Matt Elky, a 74-year-old retired public school music teacher, is sponsored by the Reisterstown Senior Center, where they rehearse every Tuesday. | Read more>> Read more