Retirement Can Be Tough--but Jazz Can Help
For some, retirement brings immediate happiness, but for many, there’s a tough period of adjustment. Without work, you can lose social contacts, a way to fill your time, your sense of who you are, your self-esteem, and your source of meaning in life. | Read more>>
BJA member Sue Carlin – loyal fan and friend of local artists
Would you travel hours by train or bus for a musician friend’s gig? Sue Carlin would, in a heartbeat.   Prior to the pandemic, the Inner Harbor resident was a familiar face at local jazz venues, and often traveled to other cities—like Philadelphia or New York—to show her love for Baltimore-based performers. | Read more>>
Christie Macdonald: Musician, Teacher, and Community Volunteer
Although Christie Macdonald is very young (she turned 26 in July), she is already a fixture on the jazz scene in Baltimore.  She’s a very strong guitar player and a tasteful singer who gigs frequently and sits in on as many jam sessions as she can.  | Read more>>