Hamid Drake’s A Tribute to Alice Coltrane, Festival Sons D’Hiver #31

Hamid Drake « A Tribute to Alice Coltrane »  / création 
Hamid Drake, batterie, percussions / Ndoho Ange, danse / Jamie Saft, piano, orgue Hammond / Pasquale Mirra, vibraphone / Joshua Abrams, contrebasse, guembri / Thomas de Pourquery, saxophone / Jan Bang, électronique 

  • 19 February – La Maison des Arts Créteil, Val-de-Marne FR


Jamie Saft Trio Plays The Stone Church (ART Studio Erdman)

Jamie Saft Trio live in person, New Market NH

Jamie Saft, keyboards; Stu Mahan, bass; Gary Gemmiti, drums. Tickets are on sale now for Friday, January 7 at The Stone Church. Find tickets here.

Learn more about the history of this venerable music club here.

ICYMI Watch the new video by Adam Goldberg / listen to Jamie Saft Trio’s rendition of Lotus Blossom here.

Jamie Saft Plays Jazz in the Woods Benefit AUGUST 28

I hope people dance

READ Bisi Cameron Yee’s interview with Jamie Saft in The Lincoln County News.

Jamie Saft Trio, plus Special Guests, play a benefit concert at Hidden Valley Nature Center on August 28, from 4-6 pm. In addition to Saft on keyboards, the trio includes Stu Mahan on bass, John Mettam on drums , with Vanessa Saft on vocals. Some additional guests musicians will also make an appearance.

The event is outdoors, but tickets are limited. Please reserve your spot here.

June 2 // Royal Hammer with Jamie Saft – Urban Farm Fermentory, Portland ME.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit Full Plates Full Potential. Tickets.

June 4 // The Kneeling Art Photo Exhibit 1 Opening – SISTERED Gallery, Portland ME.

Guest artists Jamie Saft & Brian Shankar Adler, The Love Factory perform. Exhibit info.

June 22 // Skerik w. Jamie Saft Trio – Oxbow Brewing Portland, ME.
June 23 // Skerik w. Jamie Saft Trio – Stone Church, Newmarket, NH.

Skerik w. Jamie Saft Trio

Skerik- saxophone, electronics
Jamie Saft- keyboards
Stu Mahan- bass
Gary Gemmiti- drums

Skerik and Jamie Saft first met in the mid 90’s at the Verona, Italy Jazz Festival at a dinner with Ornette Coleman. Many years of collaborations followed including with The Beta Popes and Bobby Previte. Both artists lead bands like Garage a Trois, New Zion Trio, and Critters Buggin’. Recent collaborations include Iggy Pop, Bad Brains, The Beastie Boys, The B-52’s, Les Claypool, Mad Season, The Original Meters, George Porter Jr., Rustic Overtones, London Souls, Eric Krasno, Charlie Hunter, and Mighty Sam McClain. Listeners can expect explorations veering towards Roots Reggae, Spiritual Jazz, and Dark Arts filtered through a Dub sonics lens.