Recent writing about Blue Dream, and Jamie Saft’s solo performance at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
All the players, including the leader, keep it straight, clean, clear, classy.
All About Jazz
The ingenuity that invariably marks Jamie Saft’s best work permeates “Blue Dream.”
All About Jazz – Live Reviews
Saft’s solo piano playing was a marvel: quietly virtuosic and unabashedly beautiful.
Recent press on Blue Dream by The Jamie Saft Quartet, out now on RareNoise.
Impressively executed with great feeling, Blue Dream makes you plunge into aurally transparent sonic waters that open your soul, clear your mind, and more than satisfy your ears.
Downbeat Editors Pick
The rigorous pursuit of musical virtue can lead to any number of places within jazz’s ever-expanding borders. And keyboardist Jamie Saft embodies that notion, refusing to turn out a succession of recordings that might be thought to placate a single, certain type of listener.
Moderner Jazz, wie man ihn sich wünscht. (Modern jazz as you would wish it).