Miami, Nov. 17, 2021 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Arts and Philosophy Department continues its popular jazz series, Jazz at Wolfson Presents, with flutist Jamie Baum, who will perform live at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 1, at MDC’s Wolfson Campus. All Jazz at Wolfson Presents concerts are free and open to the public.
New York City composer, producer and clinician, Baum has toured the United States and over 35 countries performing at major festivals, clubs and concert halls alongside renown and diverse artists, including Randy Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Donald Brown, Tom Harrell, Paul Motion, Mick Goodrick and Kenny Barron, to name a few.
As a band leader, her six albums have received critical acclaim, many garnering four stars from DownBeat magazine and earning a place in “Best CDs of the Year” lists. Baum, who has placed in DownBeat Critics Polls annually since 1998, was included in the Huffington Post’s “25 Great Jazz Flute Performances,” and has appeared in several other prominent critics’ polls including the JazzTimes and NPR. She has been nominated 11 times by the Jazz Journalists Association for “Flutist of the Year,” and her band, The Jamie Baum Septet+, was nominated in 2014 as “Best Midsize Ensemble of the Year.”
Baum’s compositions have been recognized by the Guggenheim Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers.
In addition to being the band leader of The Jamie Baum Septet+ and Short Stories and the co-leader of Yard Byard: The Jaki Byard Project, Baum is on the faculty at the Manhattan School of Music. She has also worked as a clinician for 26 years at Altus Flutes/KHS America, which sponsors her innovative workshops.
For a complete list of Jazz at Wolfson Presents concerts, visit https://www.mdc.edu/jazzatwolfson.
WHAT: Jazz at Wolfson Presents Flutist Jamie Baum
WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 1, at noon
WHERE: Wolfson Campus Auditorium, Building 1, Room 1261, 300 N.E. Second Ave.
For more information, please contact Dr. Michael Di Liddo at 305-237-3930.