SIGN UP BY MARCH 17 TO PERFORM AT ARTSCAPE

With snow piled up everywhere, it’s hard to imagine that steamy July will ever come. But planning starts early for Artscape, July 18-20. If you have never been booked for Artscape and want to perform, applications may be submitted online up to 4pm, March 17th, with a $15 fee, and you must audition at “Sound Off Live!” April 10 or 11 at Metro Gallery. | Read more>>
NEW JAZZ DOCUMENTARY - FUNDED!

NEW JAZZ DOCUMENTARY – FUNDED!

Early Days of Baltimore Jazz Baltimore jazz fans have stepped forward to support a new documentary project about the history of jazz in Baltimore, “from the days of Billie Holiday and Pennsylvania Ave all the way through to the present.” The title is “Tell Me More –and Then Some.” The project was funded through Kickstarter. | Read more>>
BALTIMORE JAZZ COMPOSERS SHOWCASE - LISTEN

BALTIMORE JAZZ COMPOSERS SHOWCASE – LISTEN

Tim Andrulonis – Saxophone Tim Andrulonis’s composition, “Let’s See” was one of ten original jazz compositions performed at the Baltimore Jazz Composers Showcase on Sept. 29, 2013. With its Latins rhythms, the piece evokes visions of bright colors in a lush, sunlight tropical garden, with a smooth and silky horn duo over the contained but forceful percussion groove. | Read more>>

LYLE LINK REMEMBERS BUTCH WARREN

In October, saxophonist Lyle Link posted a very thoughtful and meaningful remembrance of bassist Butch Warren, who died October 5th, 2013 in Silver Spring, Maryland. The post was published on October 10th in CapitalBop.com. Read it here. Lyle tells the story about first meeting Butch when playing at a jam session at Twins in DC, and about the valuable lessons he learned from Butch that night and later. | Read more>>