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Legacies and Archives: Preserving the Left Bank Jazz Society at UMBC

A new collection of historical documents from the Left Bank Jazz Society of Baltimore currently resides in the library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). The collection sheds light on how Jazz defied the odds to become a crucial part of American heritage and artistic innovation. | Read more>> Read More
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Jazz Education in Baltimore

Baltimore Jazz Conference April 22, 2023 One of the sessions at the annual Baltimore Jazz Alliance Jazz Conference (at An die Musik, April 22, 20231) s was on Jazz Education in Baltimore. The panelists were Lionel Lyles, new head of jazz studies at Morgan State University; Gregory Thompkins, Music Director of the Baltimore Jazz Education Project and woodwinds teacher at Winston Middle School; Brian Prechtel, director of Peabody’s OrchKids program; Kwame Kenyatta-Bey, BJA board member and member of the Baltimore City Public Schools Board of Commissioners; and Anna Celenza, teacher of musicology at Peabody Conservatory of Music.  | Read more>> Read More