TODD MARCUS BLUES FOR TAHRIR CD RELEASE CONCERT | Read more>>
2014 Baker Artist Award winner Todd Marcus will debut his new CD, Blues for Tahrir at An die Musik, 409 N. Charles Street.
The Baltimore bass clarinetist and composer has presented his jazz for over 10 years and along the way received accolades including the $25,000 Baker prize, selections as a rising star by national jazz magazine Downbeat in its 2014 and 2013 annual critics poll, and an NPR pick for one of the top 10 albums of 2012.
By Liz Fixsen. | Read more>>.
With the death of guitarist Paul Wingo on September 11, 2014, the jazz community of Baltimore and the entire Washington DC region has been mourning a musician who for over thirty years has been an institution at Bertha’s Pub in Fell’s Point.
BJA BIG BAND PREPARES NEW FALL CONCERTS | Read more>>. Under the direction of founder, Anthony Villa, the Baltimore Jazz Alliance performs the original jazz music of Baltimore area composers. Formed in 2011 under the auspices of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance and with generous support from Loyola University Maryland, the BJABB presented its first concert in September 2011.
By BOB JACOBSON | Read more>> – (Article from the July issue of the BJA Newsletter)
Co-emcee John Lamkin II told us that we were witnessing something that had never happened before in Baltimore. Ten musicians, ranging in age from their mid-twenties to early eighties, filled the stage at An die Musik.
By Gail Marten | Read more>> (Article from the July 2014 issue of the BJA Newsletter)
BJA board member Brad Gunson performs with many bands both as a leader and a sideman under a spectrum of circumstances. He graduated from Arundel High School, earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz and Commercial Music Performance from Towson University, and a Masters in Jazz Studies from New York University.