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>>
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Clifford the Big Brown Dog “CLIFFORD THE BIG BROWN DOG.” Nico Sarbanes says that “Clifford the Big Brown Dog” is an homage to Clifford Brown, trumpeter of the 1950s, a hard-bop vibe in the mode of Lee Morgan and the Blue Note era. | Read more>>
Greetings, Members of the Baltimore Jazz Alliance: The Baltimore Jazz Alliance is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization, and volunteers plan and carry out all its activities and programs. To continue as a creative and dynamic organization, the BJA needs new blood – new people with new insights, experiences, ideas, and expertise. | Read more>>