“Jazz keyboardist Jamie Saft, who has spent 30 years building a reputation for his skill and versatility in a huge range of styles, from jazz and avant-garde to reggae and punk, moved to [Maine] last year and is playing locally with Maine musicians.” – Ray Routhier, Portland Press Herald, Sunday, September 25, 2022
Tracks 1-8 & 13 recorded by Jamie Saft in Midcoast Maine Tracks 9-12 recorded by Greg DiCrosta at Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT
Mixed and Mastered by Christian Castagno in Minca, Colombia Produced by Jamie Saft and Christian Castagno Art & Design by Steve Erdman/ Erdman Designs Layout by Graham Schreiner Cover Painting “Zion Raven Protector” by Jerry Granelli Back Cover Painting “Music Doesn’t Care” by Jerry Granelli
Midcoast Maine Steinway tuned and prepared by Michael Lynam, R.P.T. Firehouse 12 Steinway tuned and prepared by Robert Crowson, R.P.T. & Timothy Robinson
Special Thanks to Nick Lloyd, Ashley Redbone, J. Anthony Granelli and the Granelli family, Autumn Seguin, Burton Hatheway, Burvee Franz III, Christian Castagno, Colin MacKenzie, & Joe Morris
“An Ohm Boy and Key Command Production”
Granelli compositions written by Jerry Granelli and published by Alexis Music / SOCAN Arranged by Jamie Saft Cage compositions written by John Cage and published by Henmar Press, Inc. “Memories of Granelli Clouds” written by Jamie Saft and published by Pain Management (ASCAP)
Newmarket, NH – The Jamie Saft Trio performance scheduled at The Stone Church Music Club for Friday, January 7, has been postponed due to an abundance of caution. JST will return to The Stone Church this Spring, for a special performance on the outdoor stage.
Jamie Saft is a virtuoso pianist, keyboardist, producer, and composer from New York. His stylistic versatility, multi-instrumentalist capabilities, and production skills have been featured with Beastie Boys, Bad Brains, HR, The B-52’s, John Zorn, John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Donovan, Antony and the Johnsons, and Iggy Pop. Saft leads the New Zion Trio, Jamie Saft Trio, and Jamie Saft Quartet. Saft has collaborated with legends of music including Wadada Leo Smith, Roswell Rudd, Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Dave Liebman, Joe Morris, Hamid Drake, Bobby Previte, Steve Swallow, Darryl Jenifer, and Cyro Baptista.
Saft has composed a number of original film scores including the Oscar nominated “Murderball” and Sundance winner “God Grew Tired Of Us.” Saft has also scored extensively for Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, Vice TV, NFL Football, CBS, and A&E. Saft currently runs the independent record label Veal Records as well as Potterville International Sound, both based out of Kingston, NY. Jamie Saft on Bandcamp
Releases from:Beta Popes, Bunda Love with Saft, Jamie Saft, Jerry Granelli & Jamie Saft, Kalashnikov, King Krangus, New Raspberry Bandits, New Zion Trio, OV, Pramrod Sexena, Swami LatePlate, Whoopie Pie