BJA presents Ellington on the Avenue - Jazz at Lincoln Center Webcast June 6
BJA Members, Friends, and all Baltimore Jazz Lovers are invited to a webcast of a live jazz concert at New York City’s Lincoln Center on Friday, June 6th, 2014, beginning 7pm., at Jubilee Arts in the Harris-Marcus Center, 1947 Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore. | Read more>>
NEW BALTIMORE JAZZ DOCUMENTARY DUE IN 2015
–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
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>>