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Moving Forward, Standing Still

Label: OmniTone
Released: 2004
Track listing: All Roads Lead to You, Spring Rounds, In the Journey, Clarity, Medley: From Scratch/Primoridal Prelude,South Rim, Central Park, Bar Talk, Spring, Rivington Street Blues

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Jamie Baum: Moving Forward, Standing Still

Read "Moving Forward, Standing Still" reviewed by Sean Patrick Fitzell

Experimenting with unconventional instrumentation is sometimes just that--testing an idea to see if it works. On Moving Forward, Standing Still , her third release as a leader, flautist Jamie Baum assembles an atypical combination of instruments, starting with her own and adding Tom Varner's French horn, Ralph Alessi's trumpet and flugelhorn and Doug Yate's alto saxophone ...

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Jamie Baum Septet: Moving Forward, Standing Still

Read "Moving Forward, Standing Still" reviewed by John Kelman

Pity the poor flute. All too often relegated to the second line as an instrument doubled by saxophonists, considered an insubstantial instrument best used, if at all, for bossa novas and lightweight smooth jazz, its position in the jazz world is generally considered to be insignificant. And that's a shame, because while its attractive timbre may ...

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Jamie Baum: Moving Forward, Standing Still

Read "Moving Forward, Standing Still" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Flautist/composer Jamie Baum is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. Baum's classical training has greatly influenced her writings and a sizeable portion of her ten compositions on Moving Forward, Standing Still are the direct result. Several tracks show evidence of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring and “Bar Talk" ...

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Jamie Baum: Moving Forward, Standing Still

Read "Moving Forward, Standing Still" reviewed by AAJ Staff

In the booklet notes to this excellent album of Jamie Baum compositions (everything here except “From Scratch" is by Baum), the composer-flutist credits Bela Bartok and especially Igor Stravinsky as major influences on her writing. These influences emerge in luminous fashion on “Bar Talk," with its punning title, and the righteously Latin “Spring Rounds." Yet there's ...

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Jamie Baum: Moving Forward, Standing Still

Read "Moving Forward, Standing Still" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Moving Forward, Standing Still doesn't sound as though it's led by a flautist, in spite of the fact that flautist Jamie Baum has allowed herself and her instrument their fair share of solo time. She's also given her front line cohorts their share, too, in addition to writing in a good deal of multi-horn harmony and ...


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