NICO SARBANES TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM
Baltimore native Nico Sarbanes, trumpeter and vocalist, is preparing to release his debut album, Live in Baltimore, featuring live recordings of performances at An die Musik Live with some of the city’s most revered jazz heroes, including Antonio Hart (Alto sax), Warren Wolf (vibes), Winard Harper (drums), and Tim Green (tenor sax). | Read more>>
STRAIGHT-AHEAD JAZZ JAM AT LIAM FLYNN'S THURSDAY NIGHTS
By Liz Fixsen Jams come in many flavors. We have jams for Gypsy jazz, contemporary jazz, and straight-ahead jazz. Jams also come in a range of levels. There are jams that welcome rank beginners, and there are jams that intimidate all but the most advanced players. | Read more>>
FIRST-TUESDAY JAMS AT JUDGES BENCH, ELLICOTT CITY
by Liz Fixsen Main Street in historic Ellicott City has been pretty quiet since the flood disaster in July. The picturesque town has long been a popular destination, with its historic buildings crowded along Main Street among the steep, rocky cliffs, and with the rushing Patapsco River on its east end. | Read more>>
DORSEY KIDS HEADLINE AT CATON CASTLE AUG. 13, 2016
–by Liz Fixsen. With jazz, the earlier you start, the better. There is so much to learn, beginning with the technical mastery of the instrument. Then you need to learn the repertoire and the various styles. And it doesn’t hurt to take in some theory about scales and chord progressions. | Read more>>
Unless conditions are looking dangerous or too miserable to go on, the show will continue. In case of any change, check this page or baltimorejazzfest.com for details. | Read more>>