Jamie Baum, though originally from Connecticut, is a NYC-based jazz flutist/composer; recording artist/clinician has toured extensively in the US, and in over 17 countries in Europe, South America Asia, and South Asia performing at festivals, clubs and concert halls. Receiving much critical praise for three CD's as a leader, Sight Unheard on Gunther Schuller's GM Recordings received four stars from DownBeat as did her newest CD, Moving Forward, Standing Still (OmniTone) featuring her Septet.
Baum's performed with luminaries ranging from Kenny Werner, Tom Harrell, Fred Hersch, Donald Brown, Kenny Barron and Randy Brecker to Dave Douglas, Uri Caine, Paul Motian, George Russell, Mick Goodrick, V. M. Bhatt Hakim Ludin, Ursel Schlicht and Karaikudi Mani. Though focusing primarily on jazz, adept at performing jazz standards as well as originals, she has been involved in projects performing classical and new music, Brazilian, Indian and Latin music offering her ample opportunity to develop a strong personal style....
- Solace by Michael P. Gladstone