NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan and Michelin-starred chef Robert
Wiedmaier have joined forces to relaunch Keystone Korner, the
legendary San Francisco (and later) Tokyo club that set the
standard for jazz performance in the '70s, '80s, and '90s.
The impresario, a NEA Jazz Master and the former programming
director of Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and
the chef, proprietor of 11 restaurants in Washington, D.C.,
Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey, will be bringing together
world-class music and top-flight cuisine in Baltimore's booming
The venture marks the first large-scale jazz club in the region
since the demise of the beloved Ethel's Place and Blues Alley
Baltimore in the late '80s.
Keystone Korner Baltimore on April 30, 2019, to coincide with
International Jazz Day, with three nights of performances by the
Ron Carter Trio featuring Russell Malone and Donald Vega. The
former Miles Davis bassist celebratied his 82nd birthday at the