Band Leader/Primary Member
Screaming Art Large Ensemble
This 19 piece ensemble consists of local Baltimore jazz musicians, improvisers, and composers. The ensemble brings to life the compositions of trumpeter Dylan Schuman. The compositions include elements of swing, improvisation, chamber, spoken word, and rock sounds. This group has consisted of over 40 of Baltimore's finest including Dave Ballou, John Dieker, Brad Linde, Brent Madsen, and Jim McFalls.
Paint and Yell
Paint and Yell is an experimental quartet playing original compositions. PaY combines written material with improvisation often using rock grooves and unconventional forms/harmonies. The group was formed in early 2015 as a trio to provide a space to work on original material. The group became a quartet in the fall of 2015 and will occasionally perform as a quintet. PaY has performed all over the Baltimore area including The Ottobar, An Die Musik, The Crown, and the Metro Gallery. The band has shared bills with The Station North Jazz Orchestra, Joy on Fire, Mondawmen, and Jazz Lunch. PaY has also had the special opportunity to open up for the Towson University Jazz Faculty.
Channeling rock to electronic vibes, adding a dash of indie pop, and building an arsenal of catchy beats, Parallel Heights’ music has been classified by fans as bangerpop. Having been asked to play at some of the best spots in town, including Rams Head Live and Baltimore Soundstage, and having showcased their musicianship to multiple crowds of over 500, the band has grown fast in their ability to put on an unforgettable performance in any venue. They are currently hard at work conceiving a follow up to their first release, Forest Fires EP, which dropped in 2016.
A Baltimore based Indie Pop/Alternative band combining funk,rock, and horns. The band is currently working on their sophomore album.
Elastic Phrasing - A shape shifting ensemble of musicians who improvise with loose road maps.
Creative Music Consortium
A collective of improvising musicians in the Baltimore/DC area. local musicians meet once a month to perform sets of improvised music in small groups often meeting each other on stage for the first time.
Out Of Your Head Music Collective - founded in 2009 the series paired the city’s local improvisers together for one-time improvised performances.
Station North Jazz Orchestra - An 18 piece large ensemble performing original avant-garde compositions from local musicians.
Bedlam Brass- Brass band pushing improvisational edges in Baltimore.
Bachelor Boys band - Wedding band based in the DMV area.
New World Outreach Jazz Orchestra - A big band devoted to playing the classic repertoire all around Baltimore City.
The New Old Fashioneds- Baltimore Swing Band with a modern twist.
Dylan Schuman Trio- A trio that plays standards and not so standard standards.
Reisterstown Jazz Ensemble - A community big band which brings classic swing repertoire to Baltimore County.