Altus Flutes artist, jazz flutist/composer, Sunnyside Records artist and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, JAMIE BAUM has toured in over 28 countries and worked with artists as diverse as George Russell, Paul Motion, Tom Harrell and Randy Brecker to Dave Douglas, Anthony Braxton and Wadada Leo Smith. Her recent fifth CD as a leader, In This Life (Sunnyside), was featured by WBGO’s RADAR, NPR’s All Things Considered the NY Times and made several “Best of the year” lists. Having received several awards both as a flutist and composer, she’s been nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association for "Flutist of the Year" eight times and in DownBeat Critics Polls annually since 1998. Known for her award-winning Septet+ of fifteen years, Baum also leads Short Stories, co-leads Yard Byard: The Jaki Byard Project and The Jamie Baum-Richie Beirach Duo, and is involved in several other projects as a side-woman. A clinician for Altus Flutes, Ms. Baum is also on the faculty of the jazz department at Manhattan School of Music and on the adjunct roster at the New School University in NYC. Ms. Baum received her BM majoring in jazz flute and composition from the New England Conservatory of Music, and her MM majoring jazz composition from Manhattan School of Music.
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