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BJA “Kind Of Blue” Gala Fundraiser – A Great Time Had By All

It was a fine autumn night October 14, 2023, when the Baltimore Jazz Alliance held its first fundraiser gala in many years. Taking place in the elegant high-ceilinged event space of the Redwood Exchange Building downtown, the “Kind of Blue” gala was attended by some 90 to 100 festively clad guests (many wearing blue), including BJA members (musicians and others) and sponsors. | Read more>> Read More
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Return of the Billie Holiday Vocal Competition

In past years, Baltimore hosted a renowned Billie Holiday Vocal Competition. While it was not one of our creations, BJA missed it so much we just had to bring it back. Vocalists, we want you to join Clarence Ward, III and his Session band (house band at The Session, Baltimore’s most storied weekly jam session) on the Soul Stage at AFRAM, home to this year’s Baltimore Jazz Fest, to have fun, show your talent, and compete for cash prizes! | Read more>> Read More