Cellist MAFALDA SANTOS brought a stunning program of music by J.S. Bach, Irving Berlin, Leonard Cohen and beautiful Portuguese folk music to our online audience for the Azure Concert for Families Living with Autism on 12/5/21.
For our first indoor concert since the pandemic, the marvelous jazz quartet DAT FEEL GOOD (Clarence Ward III, Aaron Hill, Obasi Akoto and Quincy Phillips) got the guys up and dancing during a rousing show on 12/2/21. Scripps National News did a feature on OJN with footage from this concert.
DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES brought an uplifting show to men at the Greenspring Men's Shelter on 11/28/21- the first programming at the no-barriers shelter- EVER!
BILLY PRICE and the CHARM CITY RHYTHM BAND brought a fabulous evening of the blues to the veterans at The Baltimore Station 10/13/21. The musicians are Billy Price, vocals; El Torro Gamble, drums; Pete Kanaras, guitar; Tam Sullivan, bass; Dan Gutwein, saxophone; Vince McCool, trumpet and Steve Potter, bass
OJN’s first ever show for the FRANKLIN SQUARE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (presented in partnership with St. Luke's Youth Center) was loads of fun! The fantastic duo of DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES had children from Pre-K through third grade singing, dancing and jumping! on 10/7/21.
The beautiful pianist SAHUN HONG performed a gorgeous program of solo piano music for a live, online Azure Concert for Families Living with Autism and Similar Challenges on 10/3/21.
When the Baltimore Station Residential Treatment Program for Veterans asked OJN to bring “campfire songs” for their three day trip to Camp Puh’Tok up in Monkton, MD, we knew that the wonderful DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES would bring a really fun and uplifting evening to the men, which they certainly did!!!! (9/29/21)
The fantastic folk singers DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES got the audience dancing and singing on 9/27/21 atr the Sharp-Leadenhall Apartments in South Baltimore.
The jazz ensemble DAT FEEL GOOD (Clarence Ward III, flugelhorn; Aaron Hill, keyboard; Thomas Johnson, bass and Quincy Phillips, percussion) brought a joyous and expressive evening of music to the veterans at the Baltimore Station for a return visit on 9/15/21.
The John Lamkin Favorites Quintet played a fantastic jazz set on 8/25/21 for the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood in South Baltimore. Pictured (l to r) MICHAEL HAIRSTON, JESSE MOODY, JOHN LAMKIN II, MICHAEL GRAHAM and BOB BUTTA.
The veterans at The Baltimore Station were super thrilled by the jazz concert presented by the John Lamkin Favorites Quintet on 8/24/2021. Pictured (l to r): BOB BUTTA, JOHN LAMKIN II, MICHAEL GRAHAM, MICHAEL HAIRSTON and JESSE MOODY. This concert was presented in memory of YAWN JONES JR.
The marvelous singer and guitarist FRED MOSS brought an evening of blues, rock and more to the beautiful outdoor setting at the Sharp-Leadenhall Apartments on 7/13/21. Here he is pictured with our OJN partner, BETTY BLAND THOMAS, president of the South Baltimore Partnership.
The wonderful singer and guitarist Fred Moss brought joy at comfort to the veterans at The Baltimore Station on 7/12/21. This concert was presented in memory of YAWN JONES, JR.
OJN is excited about our new partnership with St. Luke's Youth Center, "a collaborative of West Baltimore families working together with friends, neighbors and partners to provide youth with critical resources, life-enriching experiences and a safety net of support." Here, DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES work with young campers in the first of their weekly appearances during SLYC's five-week "CAMP IMAGINATION." (7/6-8/5/2021)
The veterans at The Baltimore Station absolutely loved the blues and soul of BILLY PRICE, TAM SULLIVAN and PETE KANARAS on 6/28/2021.
Our Azure audiences were treated to a gorgeous program of music for cello and piano by LACHEZAR KOSTOV and ANDREA BAUTISTA on 6/6/21.
It was a joy for the veterans at The Baltimore Station to hear the beautiful music of singer/songwriters KRISTEN TOEDTMAN and CHRIS PUMPHREY on 6/8/2021.
The audiences at Sharp-Leadenhall Apartments were excited for the return of the fabulous folk singers DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES on 6/6/2021.
Station favorites GABRIELLE GOODMAN AND HER BAND (l to r) CRAIG ALSTON, MOE DANIELS, GABRIELLE GOODMAN, JESSE MOODY and JOHN LAMKIN II lifted spirits at The Baltimore Station on May 5/10/21.
We were excited to welcome the fabulous jazz quartet, DAT FEEL GOOD, back to the Baltimore Station (residential treatment program for veterans) on 4/12/21. The men were so grateful to hear live music again!
Pictured (L to R): ALLEN BERNARD BRANCH, drums; CLARENCE WARD III, trumpet; AARON HILL, keyboards and CRAIG ALSTON, bass.
DAN + CLAUDIA ZANES worked for two months to compose songs and collaborate on a creative project with a young person with autism. The final presentation, "The Ballad of Ninjago," was presented on an online concert on 4/ 18/21.
The beautiful violin playing of HYE-JIN KIM graced our Azure Concert on 2/21/21. The program featured an interactive reading and musical presentation of "Miss Rumphius," with narrator JILL CAMNITZ and pianist IEVA JOKUBAVICIUTE.
We are thrilled that composer ERIC LACY will be composing a new work for cello and piano to be premiered in 2022 by cellist LACHEZAR KOSTOV and pianist ANDREA BAUTISTA.