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Eubie Blake Center Programs...

847 N. Howard Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4605

Phone:(410) 225-3130
Fax: (410)-225-3139


Monday and Tuesday Closed

Wed, Thurs, Fri
12:00pm to 6:00pm

11:00am to 3:00pm

By Appointment Only

Visual Arts

  • Students will study drawing, painting, design, and exhibition development.

Musical Theatre

  • Students will study in the areas of drama, dance, and vocal music.

Instrumental Music

  • The students will learn music theory, improvisation, repertoire, and performance.

Summer Programs

Eubie Blake Legacy Band (Year round)

  • Adults ages 18 and up meet to perform the music of Eubie Blake and ragtime to contemporary jazz.

Last Thursday Open Mic Poetry (Monthly)

  •   Every last Thursday of the month local poets meet to share their poetry.

Dance Program 

Adult Classes

  • Fusion (Afro- Modern)
  • Dances of the Goddess (Belly Dance)
  • Balletomane (Adult Ballet)
  • Rock Steady! (Summer Dance Session with Baltimore's own Damien Patterson)

Gallery Exhibits (Monthly Rotation)

  • A  Local and national visual artist present their original works. During a month run, visitors can range from 100 to 150.

Kwanzaa Celebration  (Annual)

  • Features performances, artist, African marketplace, classes and Kwanzaa ceremony.  Over 300 visitors in attendance.

Film Series

  •  A once a month showing of films that highlights African American jazz musicians on the silver screen. The series will also include films by local and national independent film makers.

Artist Showcase (Before They Become Famous)

  • Performance visual artist will have the opportunity to produce and perform and or present their original works. The presenting artist will come from the areas of instrumental music (bands), vocal music (singers), spoken word (poets), fashion design (fashion shows), actors, and playwrights

Workshops and Clinics (Up Close and Personal Workshops and Clinics)

  •  Professional artist in their perspective will present a workshop or clinic in the examples below.:

    1. Jazz Funk – A singer with a band to define, explore the history and perform the style of jazz funk. Participants will have an hands on experience of singing and playing within the band.

    2. “The Transfer of Sound” - This clinic will deal with sound, how sound is produced, and how to record sound.

    3. The History of Acoustic Jazz - How Jazz is produced through the use of acoustic instruments.

    4. African Americans in String Music – The composers, history, and performance of African Americans in string music.

    5. Jazz Vocal Workshop – The art of vocal jazz


Navasha Daya
Navasha Daya

Navasha Daya is a musician, entertainer, voice teacher, choreographer, certified healer, ordained minister, and scholar. A native of Cleveland, OH Navasha received her B.S. degree with honors in music education from Morgan State University in 1998. Best known as the lead singer for the Soulful Jazz group Fertile Ground, Navasha Daya has performed on prestigious stages throughout the world. Also a gifted performer, she has shared the stage with Chaka Khan, Rachelle Farrell, Erykah Badu, Hugh Masekela, Jill Scott, India.Arie, Bilal, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Cassandra Wilson, and countless other talented artists. As a songwriter, Navasha’s compositions have been remixed by some of the worlds top DJs and producers and have been released as recordings throughout the world. Navasha’s 4th International release with Fertile Ground,  “Black Is…”  received international acclaim. Navasha also has a passion for teaching, and has been teaching music to elementary & middle school aged children for the past 10yrs.

For cost and to schedule lessons email navasha33@gmail.com


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