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  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Head downtown to Peace and a Cup of Joe the evening of Aug. 29, where vocalist Kristin Callahan will be the featured artist of the week, accompanied by pianist Vince Evans. Callahan, who just left Baltimore for Columbia, Md., released her second album, One Magic Day, this summer. It features several...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Jazzy Thursdays, a weekly music series organized by the owners of local venue Jazzway 6004, began in November at the Inn at the Colonnade on West University Parkway and continues. December's acts include a trio of female vocalists: Delandria Mills, Sara Jones, and Gail Marten. The three December...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

      Washington, D.C.-area natives Robert and Chuck Redd perform in the upstairs cabaret room of Germano's Trattoria in Little Italy on Dec. 13. The two-man show-Chuck on percussion, Robert on piano-will perform traditional Christmas tunes. Cover for the 7:30 P.M. show is $20, and there's a $20 food...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Occupying space on your calendars should be several shows from the Johns Hopkins Club jazz series. Gary Thomas-who has served more than 10 years as the founding director of Peabody's jazz studies program over the summer-is joined by drumming legend Jack DeJohnette in late April. (Tickets are on...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Two shows this month at An die Musik are worthy of your attention. Prolific saxophonist and Baltimore School for the Arts grad Antonio Hart is joined by Warren Wolf on vibes for two shows on May 17. The Saturday after, John Lamkin II plays trumpet along with son John Lamkin III on drums, Todd Simon...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Every Tuesday evening the Out of Your Head Music collective, the best of Baltimore's musical improvisation, takes the stage at the Windup Space in Station North. Head there Oct. 30 as Kyle Vinton and Erik Spangler take turns with electronics tracks. It's not strictly jazz, although jazz pianist...

  • What's up with jazz and blues

    Jam sessions aren't as popular today as they were when clubs ruled Baltimore's Pennsylvania Avenue, but some remain around town. Phaze 10, a new restaurant/lounge on North Howard Street, hosts one every Wednesday night. And on Aug. 29, Creme Restaurant and Lounge in Mount Vernon hosts its own,...

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