By Anna Hoover | Read more>>
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.
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>>
By Michael Formanek | Read more>>
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.
All BJA Members and friends are invited to a “Meet-and-Greet” on Saturday Dec. 13, 2014, from 6pm to 7pm at the historic Eubie Blake Center, 847 N. Howard Street, Baltimore 21201 (2nd floor). Enjoy light snacks and beverages, mingle and get acquainted with other Baltimore jazz fans, and hear more about BJA mission and programs. | Read more>>
[Photo credit: Leitha Jefferson]
By Steve Monroe | Read more>>
On that warm late summer afternoon, with sunlight splashing over the landscaped lawn outside the Ward Center for the Arts at St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, the artistry of the Carl Grubbs Ensemble and special guest Jaleel Shaw perfectly matched the natural beauty of the rolling hills and lush trees surrounding the venue.