Jamie Saft

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Jamie Saft
Born 1971 (age 45–46)
Genres Avant-garde
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Keyboards, organ
Labels Avant, Tzadik, Veal
Associated acts John Zorn
Website Official website

Jamie Saft (born 1971) is a keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist, composer, sound engineer and producer living in Upstate New York. Saft was born in Flushing Queens, New York in 1971 and is a graduate of both Tufts University and the New England Conservatory of Music. He has performed and recorded with John Zorn, Bobby Previte, Merzbow and many others. He has also written several original film scores including Murderball and God Grew Tired of Us. Saft can be seen playing live in Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft, Skerik - Live in Japan 2003 (DVD - Word Public). In 2006 he also contributed to Bobby Previte's Coalition of the Willing. Saft's projects have included the Jamie Saft Trio with Ben Perowsky and Greg Cohen, the New Zion Trio with Larry Grenadier and Craig Santiago, and The New Standard with Steve Swallow and Bobby Previte.


With Slobber Pup[edit]

  • Black Aces (RareNoise, 2013)
  • Pole Axe (RareNoise, 2016)

With John Zorn[edit]

With The Dreamers

With Electric Masada

With Ben Goldberg

With Moonchild

As sideman[edit]

With Cyro Baptista

With Dave Douglas

With Bobby Previte

With Wadada Leo Smith

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