LIVE Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 4-6pm ET on WVKR Vassar College Radio: Rita Ryan will speak with Jamie Saft during her show LocalMotion. Listen over the airwaves at 91.3 FM in the Hudson Valley, or stream the conversation at http://www.wvkr.org/. WVKR is also available via the TuneIn Radio app.
Mountains & Atlas
Jamie Saft – The Golden Scale
New Zion Trio – Sunshine Seas Dub
Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandī w/ Roswell Rudd – Ceremonial Healing (Record Store Day Release 2019)
You Don’t Know the Life
“Rocking and grooving like if Sun Ra had joined forces with Deep Purple…” – Jazz Trail
Afro Punk 2014 with Bad Brains
About Jamie Saft
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