Jamie Baum
Bridges
SSC1502
2018-05-18
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From the Well - 7:50
Song Without Words (for S. James Baum) - 6:51
There Are No Words - 5:59
Honoring Nepal: The Shiva Suite - I. The Earthquake - 5:56
Honoring Nepal: The Shiva Suite - II. Renewal - 7:14
Honoring Nepal: The Shiva Suite - III. Contemplation - 6:38
Joyful Lament - 5:32
Mantra - 4:24
UCross Me - 9:11

 

Musicians:
Jamie Baum - flute, alto flute
Amir Elsaffar - trumpet
Sam Sadigursky - alto sax, bass clarinet
Chris Komer - french horn
Brad Shepik - guitar
John Escreet - piano
Jeff Hirshfield - drums
Zack Lober - bass

Hailed by Downbeat for her �remarkable artistic facility� and by The New York Times for her �remarkable balance of fluidity and restless creativity,� New York-based flutist/composer and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow Jamie Baum is proud to announce the release of her sixth CD as a leader, Bridges, featuring The Jamie Baum Septet+. The highly anticipated follow-up to her 2013 recording In This Life, Bridges offers yet another recording of incredible depth, beauty, spirituality, undiluted zeal and is the culmination of Baum�s search for common links between some of the world�s great religious music traditions. While conducting research for her Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Baum explains, �I found there to be very deep connections going back centuries, between certain types of Jewish music (my earliest musical influences), and Muslim/Arabic and Hindu/South Asian music.� Exploring these musical connections, and composing new music inspired by her findings, became the focus of Bridges.

 

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