NEW BALTIMORE JAZZ DOCUMENTARY DUE IN 2015
Documentary Filmmaker Jonathan Bevers –by Editor. “Tell Me More–and Then Some.” Baltimore jazz fans have stepped forward to support a new documentary film project about the history and legacy of jazz in Baltimore, from the days of Billie Holiday and Pennsylvania Avenue all the way to the present. | Read more>>
IRENE JALENTI - BELLA CANTANTE
Vocalist Irene Jalenti —by Liz Fixsen. When it comes to writing reviews about musical performers and performances, it’s all too easy to just reach into the adjective basket and throw out an armload—”fantastic!” “incredible!” “awesome!” “spectacular!” But in this case—Irene Jalenti’s senior recital at Peabody on March 13th—all those adjectives apply. | Read more>>
THE HOT CLUB OF BALTIMORE
BALTIMORE DISCOVERS THE SPIRI OF DJANGO –by Ken Avis. A cold start to February’s Monday night Gypsy Jazz Jam didn’t prevent Baltimore’s Djangophiles from flocking to Liam Flynn’s Ale House, an atmospheric, welcoming, bare-bones pub on W. North Avenue, Baltimore. For nearly a year, under the leadership of guitarist Michael Joseph Harris, whom many will know through his band Bossalingo, the Monday night jam has been picking up accolades and winning over fans. | Read more>>
Friday March 21st, noted New York be-bop guitarist Joshua Breakstone will appear in Baltimore as he makes his world tour. (He tours twice each year in Japan, Europe and in the U.S.). This is a rare opportunity that should not be missed. | Read more>>
BJA BIG BAND SEEKING NEW COMPOSITIONS!
BJA BIG BAND, DIRECTED BY ANTHONY VILLA The Baltimore Jazz Alliance Big Band is ready to start its FOURTH exciting year. This 18-piece big band had a great season last year performing at Cecil College, Carroll Community College, Stevenson University, and Loyola University Maryland. | Read more>>