Fri, Jul 26|
Jamie Baum & Short Stories
Widely regarded as one of the most unique voices on the flute, Jamie Baum makes a special appearance with this LA rendition of her band "Short Stories." Jamie Baum (flutes), Shai Golan (alto sax), Leonard Thompson (piano), Dave Robaire (bass), Dan Schnelle (drums)
Jul 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd Suite 180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
NYC flutist/composer/clinician and Sunnyside Records artist, JAMIE BAUM, has toured in over 30 countries and performed with artists as renowned and diverse as George Russell, Randy Brecker, Donald Brown, Mick Goodrick, Tom Harrell to Dave Douglas, Fred Hersch, Ralph Alessi, David Binney, Louis Cole, V.M Bhatt, Anthony Braxton and Wadada Leo Smith. Though focusing primarily on jazz, she has studied and performed classical, new music, Brazilian and Latin music. Receiving critical praise for six CD's as a leader, most made several "Best CDs of the Year" lists with four stars from DownBeat. Recordings as sidewoman include those by Dave Binney, George Colligan, Ursel Schlicht, Frank Carlberg, Taylor Haskins, Steve Lampert, Monika Herzig, Sarah McKenzie, Brian Landrus, etc.
Baum has been listed in the DownBeat Critics Polls annually since 1998, was included in the Huffington Post's "Twenty five Great Jazz Flute Performances", has appeared in both the JazzTimes and NPR Critics Polls and was nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association for "Flutist of the Year" nine times. Her prominent awards for composing include a 2018 USArtist International grant, a 2014 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a 2014-15 Norman Stevens Fellowship during her MacDowell Colony residency and 2003 New Works Award and 2007 Encore Award, both components of the Doris Duke/CMA Jazz Ensembles Project. Jamie was chosen to tour for the DOS/Kennedy Center Jazz Ambassador program from '99-'03 and several later tours sponsored by the US State Department in South America, Europe, South Asia.
Baum leads the Jamie Baum Septet+, Short Stories, co-leads Yard Byard: The Jaki Byard Project and The Richie Beirach/Jamie Baum Duo. Ms. Baum is on the faculty at Manhattan School of Music (where she received her MM in jazz composition), an adjunct at the New School University and a clinician for Altus Flutes/ KHS America. https://jamiebaum.com
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