Pianist and composer Noah Haidu is evidence that 21st century jazz can be adventurous, fresh and swing hard; that an exciting, modern pianist can play memorable melodies and soulful grooves. Jazzwise described Noah as “Unquestionably one of the most confident and impressive of all the new pianists…an important new talent.” Downbeat called his music “beautifully wrought” and All About Jazz said simply “the cat can play his butt off.”
In 2011 his powerful Posi-Tone Records CD SLIPSTREAM garnered glowing reviews and impressive radio play: write-ups in the Financial Times, Jazztimes, Downbeat, Icon Magazine and countless others as well as 8 weeks in the top 50 national jazz radio charts. The largest jazz website Allaboutjazz.com published an extensive interview/feature article about Noah, one of four cover stories on the site which featured Noah alongside Brad Meldhau and Paul Motian. Noah’s feature was one of Allaboutjazz’s most widely read articles. ...
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“A rising star in New York’s vibrant jazz scene…Haidu is one of the finest young jazz lions.” - Jazztimes
Noah Haidu is accessible, intelligent and a master at his art. – Brent Black, Critical Jazz
“Haidu's got the talent to go places.” Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz
“well-crafted piano lines that rest seductively on the underlying harmonies.” —Mike Hobart / Financial Times
“swings with authority and absolute divine purpose...he is without a doubt the real deal.” —Rob Young / The Urban Flux
Sure to turn into a bright star.”—Chris Spector / Midwest Record
“This one's going to knock you out.”—Marc Myers / Jazzwax
“Haidu’s rising star is propelled by a sure technique… instilled with a harmonic freshness and degree of modernism that is all Haidu.”- Nick Bewesy, ICON
“Noah Haidu is a wonderfully talented pianist…intensity, intelligence, and wit.” -Richard Kamins, Step Tempest
“Stretches in daring fashion on a blistering trio rendition of Cole Porter's Just One of Those Things.— Bill Milkowski / Jazz Times
“Haidu’s compositions progress with a forthright liveliness.....