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Jazz composition workshop with Jamie Baum at JAM

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Theorieraum 1, JAM MUSIC LAB

Gasometer B, Guglgasse 8
1110 Vienna

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NYC flutist, composer Jamie Baum will present a workshop on Jazz Composition with a focus on incorporating influences from classical composers, similar to some of Duke Ellington's techniques. Everyone is welcome to attend in person or online.

NYC flutist, composer, Sunnyside Records artist, producer and clinician, Jamie Baum, has toured the US and over 35 countries performing at major festivals, clubs and concert halls including the Monterey, Madrid, Oeiras, Bermuda, Edinburgh, North Sea, Winter Jazzfest and London Jazz Festivals, Tampere Jazz Happening, Guimaraes Jazz Festival, Jazztopad, Bimhuis, Unterfahrt, Jazz Gallery, Jazz Standard, 55 Bar, Dizzy’s, Blue Note, etc.. She’s performed with artists as renown and diverse as Randy Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Donald Brown, Tom Harrell, Paul Motion, Mick Goodrick and Kenny Barron to Dave Douglas, Fred Hersch, Leni Stern, Louis Cole, Jane Bunnett, David Binney, Ralph Alessi, Anthony Braxton, Karaikudi Mani, V. M. Bhatt, Navin Chettri and Wadada Leo Smith.

Ms. Baum’s many awards and grants for composing include: 2020 International Society of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC) Covid Relief Commission, Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2020, 2020 Chamber Music America Jazz Presenter Consortium, 2018 USArtists International, 2017 New Music USA Project Grant, and a 2014 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Baum was selected as a 2014-15 Norman Stevens Fellow/MacDowell resident and since awarded residencies at UCross (2015) and VCCA (2020). She won the ’99 International Jazz Composers Alliance Award, 2010 CAP Award (American Music Center), the 2003 New Works: Creation and Presentation Award and the 2007 Encore Award, both components of the Doris Duke/CMA Jazz Ensembles Project.

Ms. Baum has been in the DownBeat Critics Polls annually since 1998, making #1 “Rising Star Flutist” in ’12, #2 “Flutist” in ’19 and #3 “Flutist” in ’20. She was named a “Major New International Talent” in 2015 lists by both “Musica Jazz” and “Jazzit” (Italy), was #2 “Flutist of the Year” in the 2018 Eleventh Annual International Critics Poll and tied 4th place with Hubert Laws in the 2018 JazzTimes Critics Poll. Jamie was included in Huffington Post’s “Twenty five Great Jazz Flute Performances”, nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association for “Flutist of the Year“ eleven times, and The Jamie Baum Septet+ was nominated in 2014 “Best Midsize Ensemble” – in the same list with only two other bands -The Wayne Shorter Quartet and Steve Coleman’s Five Elements!