JAMIE SAFT

Eclectic Fusion / Dub/Ska/Reggae / Jazz Related Rock / Post Bop / Third Stream / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Jazz Related Soundtracks / Hard Bop / Fusion • United States
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Pianist, arranger, and bandleader whose musical adventures include (and sometimes combine) jazz, noise, reggae, and New Jewish Music.

Inspired keyboardist Jamie Saft started appearing on an increasing number of N.Y.C.-oriented jazz recordings during the '90s and well into the new millennium. Born in Queens, New York, Saft studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and Tufts University. At these schools, he studied with Paul Bley, Geri Allen, Cecil McBee, and Joe Maneri, in addition to having composer and "piano technical guru" (as Saft described him) Burton Hatheway as a mentor. In 1993, Saft returned to New York and has since been performing a wide variety of music styles, from opera to folk to heavy metal to jazz in a self-described bar band. In 1995, he was the piano soloist in the New York and Paris premieres (at Lincoln Center and MC93 Bobigny, respectively) of John Adams' opera I Was
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You Don't Know The LifeYou Don't Know The Life
Rarenoise Records 2019
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Astaroth: Book of Angels, Vol. 1Astaroth: Book of Angels, Vol. 1
TZADIK RECORDS 2005
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Blue DreamBlue Dream
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Loneliness Road- (LP with download card )Loneliness Road- (LP with download card )
Rarenoise Records 2017
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Trouble: The Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob DylanTrouble: The Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan
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JAMIE SAFT Jamie Saft , Cuong Vu : Ragged Jack album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Jamie Saft , Cuong Vu : Ragged Jack
Eclectic Fusion 1996
JAMIE SAFT Sovlanut album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sovlanut
Dub/Ska/Reggae 2000
JAMIE SAFT Breadcrumb Sins album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Breadcrumb Sins
Eclectic Fusion 2002
JAMIE SAFT Jamie Saft Trio ‎: Astaroth (Book Of Angels Volume 1) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jamie Saft Trio ‎: Astaroth (Book Of Angels Volume 1)
Eclectic Fusion 2005
JAMIE SAFT Merzdub (with Merzbow) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Merzdub (with Merzbow)
Dub/Ska/Reggae 2006
JAMIE SAFT Trouble: Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan album cover 3.52 | 2 ratings
Trouble: Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan
Jazz Related Rock 2006
JAMIE SAFT Black Shabbis album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Black Shabbis
Jazz Related Rock 2009
JAMIE SAFT A Bag of Shells album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Bag of Shells
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2010
JAMIE SAFT Borscht Belt Studies album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Borscht Belt Studies
Third Stream 2011
JAMIE SAFT Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow And Bobby Previte: The New Standard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow And Bobby Previte: The New Standard
Hard Bop 2014
JAMIE SAFT Loneliness Road (with Iggy Pop) album cover 3.98 | 2 ratings
Loneliness Road (with Iggy Pop)
Post Bop 2017
JAMIE SAFT The Jamie Saft Quartet ‎: Blue Dream album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
The Jamie Saft Quartet ‎: Blue Dream
Post Bop 2018
JAMIE SAFT You Don't Know The Life album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
You Don't Know The Life
Eclectic Fusion 2019
JAMIE SAFT The Jamie Saft Quartet : Hidden Corners album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Jamie Saft Quartet : Hidden Corners
Fusion 2019

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JAMIE SAFT Solo A Genova album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Solo A Genova
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2018

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JAMIE SAFT Loneliness Road (with Iggy Pop)

Album · 2017 · Post Bop
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Some months before the release of this album there were first info/samples presented - it was snippets of ballads, played by such unorthodox avant garde jazz artists as New York downtown keyboardist Jamie Saft and drummer Bobby Previte, plus Carla Bley's regular bassist Steve Swallow, but what was even more shocking - there was vocal on these tracks, and the voice was no one else but punk-rock veteran Iggy Pop's.

RareNoise Records, founded almost a decade ago in London by two Italians, has always been oriented towards listeners with rock background searching for something new in avant-garde jazz, free improvs and similar scenes. Then, releasing the album recorded by the aforementioned jazz trio (even if quite an unorthodox one) adding three Iggy's vocal songs doesn't sound as freaky step. It would hardly attract any mainstream jazz fan, but RareNoise are obviously interested in different followers.

The bigger surprise with the album after it was already released, is that that music here is generally modern mainstream jazz (taking away the three vocal numbers). Since Iggy was planned as release's main star, lets start from him first.

All three songs with Pop's singing are ballads, not sentimental bluesy ones, but more of popular sort of modern urban balladry, characteristic for singing poets. Placed as fourth, ninth and twelfth songs among the instrumental jazz pieces, these songs work on a manner of raisins in a cake, some likes cake with raisins, others like just raisins, and there are some who like both. One things for sure, the addition of such different songs made whole album less monotonous.

As everyone familiar with who Iggy Pop is can expect, he doesn't sing any jazz here. First ballad ("Don't Loose Yourself")is a tuneful one, slightly recalling Jack Bruce's (or late Bowie's) songs of similar genre. Jazz trio play mostly in a manner of rock band here, Iggy sounds convincing and even demonstrates some fire. I can imagine a whole Iggy Pop album of such quality, and it possibly wouldn't be any wrong. Two other ballads unfortunately are more sentimental, and I wouldn't say Iggy's voice is the best choice for such kind of music. For me those left a mixed feeling of sadness and/or sorrow (I really like Leonard Cohen's songs, but he's been doing it much, much better).

Now, the rest of the album is ten more songs, and they are mostly great, if not excellent. Jamie Saft plays piano and organ here, mostly straight but demonstrates enough virtuosity and muscular energy to stay attractive all album long. In a combination with his "rock-like" manner, well crafted melodic compositions have all chances to attract far wider audience than just regular jazz fans.

Biggest album surprise are rhythm section. Pairing of original jazz bassist Swallow with far not so conformist drummer Previte was probably a risky business (ok, they already played together on previous Saft trio album), but here it works well and ... unexpectedly. If Swallow's deep physical groovy bass is's such unusual, I can hardly remember Previte playing with such delicacy and almost tender.

At the end of the day, what sounded at the very beginning as possible bad joke turned out to be a really great album. It just confirms once again how unpredictable true jazz is and - we love it for that.

JAMIE SAFT Trouble: Jamie Saft Trio Plays Bob Dylan

Album · 2006 · Jazz Related Rock
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"Trouble" is Jamie Saft's tribute to Bob Dylan's music. Happily, almost all songs are taken not from list of most popular Dylan's compositions, so it doesn't sound as "one more collection of hits".

Eight songs are played by semi-acoustic piano/Hammond led jazz-rock trio,with two vocal compositions. First one,"Ballad Of A Thin Man",is sung by Mike Patton, and it hardly add something to Dylan's original.Second,"Living The Blues", has Antony (of Antony and the Johnsons)on vocals,it brings some cabaret atmosphere to the song. Other compositions are instrumentals, and to be honest vocal-less songs sound really more attractive:jazz trio plays acoustic piano based swing or Hammond-led bluesy jazz rock using great Dylan's material.

This album is not about experimentation or unusual reading of Dylan's originals,it's about atmosphere and about love to the great musician.Them both are in the air when album's music sounds, and this is a main value of "Trouble".

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