BALTIMORE JAZZ COMPOSERS SHOWCASE – LISTEN – George Spicka

“Step a Little Closer” (MP3) George Spicka was one of ten composers whose original compositions were played at the Baltimore Jazz Composers Showcase, Sept. 29, 2013, at Loyola University. George, who has a background in zoology, says that his tune “Step a Little Closer” is not about a love-sick swain’s proposition to the object of his affections, but about a spider’s invitation to its hoped-for prey—and its success in capturing the hapless victim. | Read more>> Read more

An Evening of Jazz with George Spicka

by Steve Estes Once again I visited the acoustically superb Germano’s Cabaret in Little Italy, this time to enjoy “An Evening of Jazz Piano with George Spicka.” Spicka was joined by his long-time associates, bassist Phil Ravita and percussionist Nucleo Vega. | Read more>> Read more