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>>
BJA in the Year of Covid-19

BJA in the Year of Covid-19

Summer Music Moves Goes Outside, Baltimore Jazz Conference Goes Virtual, The Calendar Stays Online, and The Beat Goes On It goes without saying that 2020 has been a very tough year, for artists struggling to make a living, for venues struggling to stay in business, and for individuals struggling to stay healthy and to stay connected in a time of social distance and stay-at-home orders. | Read more>>
Announcing BJA Night -- At a Venue Near You!

Announcing BJA Night — At a Venue Near You!

–BY IAN RASHKIN The Baltimore Jazz Alliance has always had as its mission the support of our great jazz community-—the musicians, audiences, and venues alike–and over the years many people have come up with ideas about what we can do to further that mission. | Read more>>
BJA Founder Barry Glassman Leaving Baltimore

BJA Founder Barry Glassman Leaving Baltimore

–By Bob Jacobson & Ian Rashkin Most retirees who leave Baltimore head for warmer climes. BJA founder Barry Glassman, who recently shocked many with news of his impending move, is no exception. But Barry will not be moving to Florida or Arizona. | Read more>>

BJA Seeks New Board Members

Do you love jazz? Want to spread the word about the Baltimore jazz scene? Have some time and skills to share? Are you a Baltimore Jazz Alliance member? Then you could join the board of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance. You don’t need to be a musician or even all that musically knowledgeable. | Read more>>