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Out Here & Beyond - Jamie Baum

11/12/2013 09:00
11/12/2013 12:00

 

Chuck Obuchowski conducts an interview with jazz flutist/composer Jamie Baum on Tuesday, November 12 at 10 a.m. during Out Here & Beyond, Tuesday Morning Jazz. Several of her newest compositions for septet will also be featured.

Baum, a Connecticut native, performs two homecoming concerts this week: on Friday, at Firehouse 12 in New Haven, and on Saturday at the Side Door Jazz Club in Old Lyme. Her septet will also appear in concert on Thursday at The Community Music School of Springfield, presented by Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares.

Baum is celebrating the release of her new Sunnyside recording, In This Life, a fascinating collection of jazz compositions inspired by Indian and East Asian musics and cultures. Her sidemen include Iraqi-American trumpeter Amir ElSaffar, guitarist Brad Shepik and drummer Jeff Hershfield.