BALTIMORE JAZZ COMPOSERS SHOWCASE - BRIAN SMITH - LISTEN

BALTIMORE JAZZ COMPOSERS SHOWCASE – BRIAN SMITH – LISTEN

Brian Smith, Piano Brian Smith: “Different Spaces, Different Places” On Sunday September 29th, ten compositions by ten Baltimore-area jazz composers were played by an ensemble of Baltimore-area jazz musicians at Loyola’s McManus Theater. The event was sponsored by the Baltimore Jazz Alliance, which awarded four of the composers a commission for creation of a brand-new jazz composition. | Read more>>
BJA COMPOSERS SHOWCASE - LISTEN

BJA COMPOSERS SHOWCASE – LISTEN

Saxophonist Ian Sims Audio track – Conundrum, by Ian Sims Ian Sims was one of four winners of the BJA Jazz Composers Showcase, commissioned to write a new tune– “Conundrum.” Ian explained that he usually starts a composition not so much with a concept but simply with a melody. | Read more>>