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Jamie Baum

Saturday, January 1, 2011. 8:00 pm
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Jamie Baum

Saturday, January 1, 2011. 8:00 pm

NYC flutist/composer/recording artist/clinician, Jamie Baum, has toured the US and over 30 countries performing at major festivals and concert halls including The Monterey and London Jazz Festivals, Tampere Jazz Happening, North Sea Jazz Festival, Guimaraes Jazz Festival, Jazztopad and “jaZZ & beyond Improvised Music Festival” (Poland), Sedutirol, Braga, Madrid, Oeiras, Bermuda, Edinburgh, Friehoffer, Winter JazzFest and JVC Festivals. She’s performed with artists as renown and diverse as George Russell, Randy Brecker, Donald Brown, Mick Goodrick, Tom Harrell and Kenny Barron to Dave Douglas, Fred Hersch, Uri Caine, Ralph Alessi, Leni Stern, Louis Cole, Jane Bunnett, David Binney, Anthony Braxton, and Wadada Leo Smith.

Though focusing primarily on jazz, she has been involved in several projects, performances and tours performing classical, new music, Brazilian and Latin music. Receiving critical praise for six CD’s as a leader with most making several “Best CDs of the Year” lists, Sight Unheard (w/Dave Douglas, Kenny Werner), Moving Forward, Standing Still (w/Ralph Alessi, George Colligan), her Sunnyside Records releases In This Life in 2013 and Bridges in 2018 (w/Amir ElSaffar, John Escreet) all received four stars from DownBeat. Inch By Inch, by the cooperative band Yard Byard: The Jaki Byard Project (w/Jerome Harris, George Schuller), out May 2014 (GM Recordings) also received four stars from DownBeat. Recordings as sidewoman include those by Dave Binney, George Colligan, Ursel Schlicht, Frank Carlberg, Glenn White, Patrizia Scascitelli, Taylor Haskins, Steve Lampert, Monika Herzig, Louise Rogers, Sarah McKenzie, Brian Landrus, James Hall, etc.

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