The BJA is proud to announce that the second Baltimore Jazz Composers’ Showcase will be held on November 3rd, 2013, at Loyola University’s McManus Theatre. | Read more>>
Long-time Baltimore jazz fans will remember the first Baltimore Jazz Composers’ Showcase, which the BJA staged in October, 2005.
by Gina | Read more>>
On Wednesday, March 20th, the Eubie Blake Cultural Center and WEAA-FM radio ushered in spring by celebrating Women’s History Month with a panel discussion on women in jazz.
Internationally renowned vocalist Maysa Leak and WEAA senior producer Carla Wills moderated.
by Andrew Zaleski | Read more>>
Stereotypes about large, stocky men don’t stick to Brad Collins, who has managed to train his left leg to pop up each time he draws high notes from his tenor saxophone.
As he and the band swing into the first notes of a five-song set, Collins seems to be more graceful than the broadness of his shoulders suggests: the fingers of his right hand punch the keys of his sax, his left hand dangling in the air above his head, as he moves his hips, plays the last notes of his solo, then sends the energy over to Tim Green and his alto saxophone.
By Liz Fixsen | Read more>>
Despite its nickname, “Charm City,” Baltimore is a rather down-home town, and the words “elegant” or “refined” wouldn’t spring immediately to mind at its mention. But at least one pocket of glamour can be found in the newly-renovated 13th Floor club, in The Belvedere at Charles and Chase Streets downtown.