Jamie Saft

Jamie Saft (piano, organs, analog synthesis, bass and guitar, steel guitars) is a native of Queens, New York. Since returning to New York in 1993, Saft's stylistic versatility, multi-instrumentalist capabilities, and production skills have been featured with Bobby Previte, John Zorn, the B-52's, Laurie Anderson, The Beastie Boys, Jerry Granelli, Dave Douglas, Holly Palmer, Marc Ribot's Los Cubanos Postisos, Elysian Fields, Boomish, Black Beatle, Pramrod Sexena, Liminal, Antony and the Johnsons, Chocolate Genius, JoJo Mayer's Nerve, E-Z Pour Spout, Cuong Vu, Chris Speed Trio Iffy, Jane Ira Bloom, and the Groove Collective.

Saft was the pianist for the New York and Paris premiers of John Adams' opera “I Was Looking at the Ceiling and then I Saw the Sky” at Lincoln Center and MC93 Bobingy.

Saft has released two solo records on Tzadik. The most recent is called “Breadcrumb Sins'” and the first is called “Sovlanut” featuring Chris Speed, Jim Black, and Jonathan Maron. Saft also co-led the Saft/Vu release of “Ragged Jack” on Avant with Cuong Vu.

Saft has recently composed a number of original film scores and music for television. Recent films scored include the Oscar nominated film “Murderball” and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner “God Grew Tired Of Us”. Saft has also contributed score music for Nickelodean, MTV, and A&E.

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Discography

Hidden Corners

Hidden Corners

RareNoiseRecords
2019

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Blue Dream

Blue Dream

RareNoiseRecords
2018

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Solo a Genova

Solo a Genova

RareNoiseRecords
2018

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You Don't Know The Life

You Don't Know The...

RareNoiseRecords
2018

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Blue Dream

Blue Dream

RareNoiseRecords
2018

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Loneliness Road

Loneliness Road

RareNoiseRecords
2017

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