Jazzine is devoted to fostering camaraderie and brotherhood among Jazz music collectors, fans and musicians
of every persuasion in a common bond of Jazz appreciation.
Baltimore Jazzine will provide
an open communication and a common meeting ground for exchanging information about Jazz and Jazz recordings, and for the pleasure
of meeting others who share the love for the music.
Moreover, it will serve as a platform to advance, promote,
assist and support the development and enjoyment of Jazz music in the Baltimore and beyond.
To provide a venue for Jazz lovers to meet, listen, discuss
and share mutual enthusiasm for this music.
- To spread and nurture the music by
organizing and promoting seminars, lectures and clinics by well-known jazz personalities whether they be local or international
- To maintain a meeting ground for collectors of jazz recordings of all eras and style
whether the collectable medium be recordings, tapes or films and to encourage and promote both collecting and research in
the related field of artist, label and discography.
- Publishing a regular (Quarterly)
Jazz Journal or Newsletter consisting of a membership directory, news, articles, reviews and performances, among many others.
- Providing performance opportunities
for local jazz musicians whether they be amateur, students or professionals by organizing and producing festivals, concerts,
club gigs and other types of jazz events.
- Organizing an International Jazz
Festival whether they are from the Baltimore City/Counties, MidAtlantic or world international level and provide the opportunity
for local musicians and fans to interact with them in performances or discussions.
- To hold an annual convention where
we get to meet all members from all over the country.
By increasing the public’s awareness of
jazz by supporting, when possible, educational programs for the youth and providing musical scholarships for promising talents.
Spreading jazz music to other local/provincial
venues and reach people who may not be familiar with the music by performances of jazz musicians:
- Link up with other Jazz societies
worldwide and make special arrangements for tour bookings of jazz bands, information exchanges, etc.
To establish a well-organized, full-fledged
Baltimore Jazzine Membership wherein its members will enjoy the benefits of getting together in a relaxed atmosphere
to listen, play, enjoy and learn more about Jazz.
- To organize/recruit its members.
- To form the various committees that
will run the organization.
- A. Clinic and Lectures:
-- Organize an oral history
our local jazz history
-- Develop a jazz
-- Create a jazz film series
-- Offer a jazz concert series
-- Organize a jazz symposium
Buying-Selling of Jazz Recordings
Announcements of New Members, future
activities, gigs, etc.
-- Will lists the “Who’s Who” of Baltimore
jazz aficionados, which will be updated
every six (6) months. This
“network” with others who share your
interests. The directory will include:
-- members’ name
-- phone numbers and specific
- B. News, Jazz Articles, Album-Concert Reviews,
Gig Schedule, Updates, CD Recommendations,
- A. Membership to Baltimore Jazzine is open to any one who is a jazz
enthusiast living in Baltimore and beyond or
with fans, collectors and
musicians of ever persuasion in a common bond
of jazz appreciation.
-- Our Baltimore Jazzine web site filled with
every news item, record
and ads of recordings for sale
-- Our annual convention,
-- Our Membership Directory lists, stickers and
We shall be organizing an annual convention,
which will be held in Baltimore
you mingle with other jazz members from all over
the country and
enjoy the fellowship, live music,
jam sessions, record dealing, the exchange of
information, jazz films and other special events.
5. Build A Library
- A. Build a display of jazz recordings
- B. To link to other jazz magazines i.e
Downbeat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, Signal To Noise, etc.
C. Will request members who have
unwanted recordings or books to donate
them in this library.
The membership application form is available online.
For any questions regarding Baltimore
Jazzine or its member- ship, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or you can contact 410.800.4778