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Jamie Baum Septet+ with Guest Vocalist Aubrey Johnson at Chelsea Table + Stage

Posted by Jamie Baum on August 18, 2022

Where

Chelsea Table + Stage
152 West 26th Street
New York, NY
Map
212-434-0499

When

Sat, September 24, 2022
7:00 pm

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About

This new project by composer/flutist Jamie Baum, composed for her critically-acclaimed Jamie Baum Septet+ and guest vocalists utilizes texts by women poets (i.e., Marge Piercy, Tracy K. Smith, Naomi Shihab Nye, etc.) in a modern jazz setting to illustrate the palpable, personal and communal experience of living in the time of Covid-19 (and simultaneous socio-political movement) and its abrupt transformation of our world. From her Hell’s Kitchen, NYC perspective (initially the US “epicenter” of Covid-19), Baum looked to other artistic platforms for hope, solace and inspiration. One such example was Bill Moyers’ website series, “A Poet a Day”, introducing poets and their chosen pandemic/socially relevant poems offered in written and video form, spoken by the poets themselves...

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