Tickets and info for Jamie Saft’s upcoming shows are in the event links below.
Jamie Saft’s SPHERES series continues with another great cast of improvisers
Jamie Saft (Zorn, Bad Brains, Iggy Pop, Beastie Boys) – keys
Chuck Hammer (David Bowie, Lou Reed) – guitar
Brad Jones (Marc Ribot, Ornette Coleman) – bass
Dan Rieser (Norah Jones, Marcy Playground) – drums
Tuesday, October 15 @ Nublu
151 Avenue C
Häxan, Witchcraft through the Ages (1922), directed by Benjamin Christensen, with an original live score by Jamie Saft
Friday, October 18 @ Story Screen
445 Main St Beacon NY
“Referred to in English as The Witches or Witchcraft Through the Ages, Häxan is a Swedish-Danish film, a curious and groundbreaking mix of documentary and silent horror cinema, written and directed by Benjamin Christensen. Whereas most films of the period were literary adaptations, Christensen’s take was unique, basing his film upon non-fiction works, mainly the Malleus Maleficarum, a 15th-century treatise on witchcraft he found in a Berlin bookshop, as well as a number of other manuals, illustrations and treatises on witches and witch-hunting…
…Reportedly the most expensive film of the Swedish silent film era, Häxan was actually banned in the United States, and heavily censored in other countries.”-excerpted from Public Domain Review
Saturday, November 9 @ Quinn’s
330 Main St Beacon NY
Saft on vintage keys and electronics is joined by Brad Jones on bass and drummer Oscar Debe (Majek Fashek).
Jamie Saft’s New Zion Trio plays the Sons d’Hiver Festival, with Bill Laswell’s Method of Defiance, at Salle Jacques Brel, on February 1, 2020. Dates in Vienna, Kufstein, and more to follow.