BJA Fundraiser 2015 featuring Jumpstreet!
Join the Baltimore Jazz Alliance for our 2015 fundraiser on Sunday, May 31st, from 5pm to 8pm, at The Caton Castle! Festivities include dinner, live music by Jumpstreet, awards, a silent auction, and – the best part – you’ll be helping the BJA’s ongoing work of supporting jazz in Baltimore! | Read more>>
By Anna Hoover The Redwine Jazz Band countered the cold January temperatures with jazz both cool and hot on Friday, January 9th at Germano’s Piattini, a European-style restaurant in Baltimore. Longtime supporters of live music, owners Cyd and Germano have for seven years featured an old-time cabaret four nights each week for their dinner guests. | Read more>>
The Baltimore Sun’s Weekend magazine for Friday, March 6 features an article by Chris Kaltenbach on Germano’s cabaret in Fells Point, and on Belvedere Hotel’s 13th Floor lounge, in Mt. Vernon. The article includes a photo of BJA president Mark Osteen playing at Germano’s with his band, Cold Springs Jazz Quartet. | Read more>>
By Michael Formanek Bassists who are also composers and bandleaders are no longer an exception in the jazz world. However, at the time Rufus Reid was playing his first professional gigs with saxophone virtuoso Eddie Harris in the early 1970s, they were few and far between. | Read more>>
Dear Baltimore Jazz Alliance supporter: As we come to the close of another year, we want to share with you how the Baltimore Jazz Alliance has been elevating the role of jazz in the Baltimore region and to ask for your support. | Read more>>