Big Band of the Week – Ain’t Misbehavin’ Big Band

Someone in the Ain’t Misbehavin’ Big Band has a sense of humor. Both their business card and the banner they hang next to the bandstand on their gigs read “The Big Band Ain’t Misbehavin’.” The band was started in 2000 by Jim Coffman, with a core of Kenwood High School alumni, two of whom – sax players Jack Sweely and Maurice Lebrun, both in their 80s – still play in the band. | Read more>>

Big Band of the Week – Bayside Big Band

In our Winter 2018 hard copy version of the BJA newsletter, Bob Jacobson presented an overview of the 33 big bands in the metro Baltimore area (“Baltimore-Area BIG BANDS Abounding“). Today we begin profiling each ensemble, with our Big Band of the Week series. | Read more>>